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Security for Video Broadcasting

  • Allan Tomlinson
  • Sheila CobourneEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of a well-known application of smart card technology, namely that of pay-TV systems. The focus is on the security issues of this particular application and the mechanisms available to meet the security requirements. The chapter begins by establishing the requirements for the application and then looks in detail at the security mechanisms provided by current broadcast standards.

Keywords

Smart cards Pay-TV Digital Video Broadcast Conditional Access Security Common Scrambling Algorithm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Security GroupRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK
  2. 2.Smart Card Centre, Information Security GroupRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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