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Handling all cybersecurity and content protection-related issues at the global media solutions provider, Globecast has announced that Renaud Presty will be its new director of security.

globecast Presty 28Jan2019Effective immediately, the new role will see role Presty in charge of IT security, certification, rules of use, information and awareness, and the security of Globecast’s installations and services.

Presty boasts 25 years’ experience in the security industry. He joins Globecast from Viaccess Orca where he was security director and handled all aspects of security including IT/network cybersecurity, crisis management and anti-piracy programmes. Prior to this he was the security consulting director at Trusted Labs where he managed a team of security experts and consultants for premium customers in the banking, transport, and semiconductor industries.

“Never has cybersecurity and related content protection been such a priority, particularly with the ongoing move to virtualised technologies and increased use of the cloud,” noted Globecast CEO Philippe Bernard. “Renaud joins Globecast at a crucial time in our industry. We take all security issues very seriously at Globecast, and we know Renaud’s skills and expertise will further enhance our capabilities.”

Presty added: “It’s great to be joining Globecast at this important time. With the increase in new forms of video piracy and content redistribution threats, associated with the ongoing transformation of the industry, it’s vital that information and infrastructure security programmes are carefully evaluated and reinforced. The threat model continues to evolve with the ongoing introduction of internet-based services and the multiplicity of interconnections.”