NAGRA: The Challenge of Securing Android TV Long Term

NAGRA has released a new white paper — “Securing Android TV in Pay TV Operations” — that tackles how to best secure a combined broadcast-OTT Android-based set-top box solution, in order to secure long-term business future in the pay TV domain.

Some of the issues relating to security weakness are in many ways a classic case of function requirements conflicting with established industry security requirements and practices. The highly desirable functionality comes with a price tag in the form of increased business risk.