Sigma Multi-DRM completes Cartesian’s Farncombe Security Audit

1:30:39 PM | 28/10/2020

Thu Do Multimedia-the provider of OTT/IPTV solution and content copyright protection (DRM), recently announced its Sigma Multi-DRM solution has completed the rigorous evaluation by Cartesian, a specialist in content security, to meet strict industry security standards. Thu Do Multimedia is the first DRM provider in Vietnam to achieve this mark.

With this audit, the Sigma Multi-DRM is a combination of 4 security solutions of play Ready, Widevine and Fairplay, Sigma DRM, which has met the securities standards of almost largest content owner such as Hollywood studios, English Premier League contents.

Sigma DRM entered the Top 10 of the competition “Finding national digital transformation solutions 2020” organised on October 23

In December 2019, the digital content copyright protection solution, commercially known as Sigma DRM, from Thudo Multimedia, was tested and audited by Cartesian to meet the requirements of the securities standard for the HD and 4K video contents.

On October 16, 2020, Thudo Multimedia integrated these native-DRM from Microsoft, Google and Apple and Sigma DRM to become an Multi-DRM solution. With the completion of auditing for Sigma DRM and Sigma Multi-DRM solutions from Cartesian, Thudo Multimedia continues to be the first company in Southeast Asia, as one of six enterprises of Asia gained this certification. So far Catersian has certified DRM security solutions for 20 businesses globally.

On October 18, 2020, Sigma DRM's digital content copyright protection solution was the unique DRM protection solution honored at the Vietnam Digital Awards (VDA) 2020.

According to Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Han, on the one hand, Thudo Multimedia wants to focus on copyrighted television content, on the other hand, it’s e-publishing. Because if literary works, musical works, and valuable creative works, in general, they will not be able to develop on digital platforms without solutions to protect copyright. In addition, Sigma Multi-DRM is also a solution for securing the private data of security camera systems.

At present, Sigma Multi-DRM has been deployed on Internet TV (OTT TV), livestreaming operators from Vietnam and aboard. The VTVcab ON of Vietnam Cable Television Corporation, currently has over 6 million downloads, with more than 400,000 user per month are now using Sigma Multi-DRM to protect for these channel packages from K+, Box, VTVcab and Hollywood movie.

Protecting digital content as a valuable asset is nothing new to the world, but it is an issue that is unnoticed in Vietnam. Sigma Multi-DRM, with this successfully audited, will help Vietnamese digital content operator to shorten the time to deploy solutions with reasonable costs.

Giang Tu (Vietnam Business Forum)