Conax provides advice for securing Android STB deployments at AfricaCom conference

Advice for securing Android STB deployments will be provided by Conax at the AfricaCom conference


AfricaCom conference Android STB Conax potential security pitfalls

CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA – Conax, a Kudelski Group company and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide,  announced it will provide AfricaCom conference participants with critical insight on eliminating potential security pitfalls in a connected Android eco-system.

Tor Helge Kristiansen, EVP Principle Architect and senior technology advisor, will also define multiple security options available for next generation Android set-top-boxes, benefits and impact for a pay-TV service deploying Android STBs, as well as guidance for creating a compelling consumer offering and secure Android-based pay-TV proposition.

“Android, developed by Google, is one of the most popular operating systems today, used in a wide variety of industries and devices, confirms Tor Helge Kristiansen. Android TV is a very flexible platform, providing a wide array of functionality and connectivity. However, as a result, the Android platform has a large attack surface and is complex to protect – making it extremely prone to piracy.”



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