[ Changed 3rd March 1998 ]
VideoCrypt, with 9 million subscribers on 4 continents, is without doubt one of the most successful conditional access systems in the world. It also enjoys numerous attacks by the pirate community.
The presentation will describe the origins of the system and its key technology elements, and will discuss past and present security issues. It will also tackle future plans and challenges in the fields of interactive TV, copy protection and data broadcasting.