The Importance of DRM for an Enterprise 

The Importance of DRM for an Enterprise

DRM encryption technology plays a huge role in today’s media market, but now more than ever enterprise companies are seeing the need for heightened security & encryption technology. If a company is creating, delivering, and distributing content online, they need to be sure that they have the necessary protection in place.  

DRM (Digital Rights Management) is a method of securing digital media to prevent unauthorized use and piracy of digital content. This mechanism prevents users from copying, redistributing, or converting content in a way that is not explicitly authorized by the content provider. As more and more content is being delivered via the internet, DRM is becoming a standard requirement for many enterprises. 

How does DRM work? 

DRM confirms that video content is encrypted properly during the storage and transmitting processes, the main goal here is to ensure that only authorized devices and users can play the video back. When the necessary DRM schemes are in place, the video player will only decrypt the content if it determines the device and user have the proper access.  

In short, DRM ensures that video content is stored and transmitted in an encrypted form, so that only authorized devices and users can play it back. 

When should you be using DRM? 

There are a variety of different scenarios in which you should be leveraging DRM to protect your digital media assets. In particular, you should have a DRM system in place when you are: 

  • Delivering any subscription-based, authenticated business model 
  • Licensing other content 
  • Creating your own content 
  • Using live environments – this will help to ensure your content doesn’t get shared on social without your consent. 
  • Concerned about your content getting pirated