Amit Wohl

Video Security Product Manager

Service Provider

Amit Wohl is a Video Security Product Manager in the Service Provider organization for Cisco Systems. In his role, Amit looks after product positioning and outbound messaging, technology partnerships and discussions with video content owners (i.e. Hollywood Studios). Prior to joining Cisco, Amit held various market facing positions with security companies, including Trusteer (acquired by IBM), Safenet (acquired by Gemalto) and Aladdin Knowledge Systems (acquired by Safenet). Amit holds a Bachelors in Science from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and a Masters in Science and MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


PCs are finally catching up with cheap streamers

At this week’s NAB Show, in Las Vegas, Cisco will demonstrate its collaborative work with Intel to secure UHD content for playback on PC platforms.

February 2, 2017


Orchestrating the right technologies and expertise in the fight against piracy

The media and entertainment industry is struggling to deal with piracy. While investment in content protection technology is growing, determined attackers always find a way to extract content. Once the content is out on file sharing networks, there is very little that can be done to block its redistribution. But for live content the story […]

December 1, 2016


Protect, Detect, Respond – this cybersecurity mindset is also for payTV providers

In the world of cybersecurity, many organizations have implemented some version of the ‘identify, protect, detect, respond, recover’ framework proposed by United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Underpinning this framework is an acknowledgement that cybersecurity is not a one-of effort and that there are no protection measures that will withstand a determined […]

December 2, 2016


From DRM technology to a working content protection system

When it comes to over-the-top (OTT) video distribution, we are seeing many of our customers opt for a multi-DRM approach. This means utilizing the DRM client that is pre-integrated into the viewing platform instead of installing a DRM. These natively available DRMs – the native DRMs – are developed and deployed by Microsoft, Google and Apple […]

October 20, 2016


A new paradigm for dealing with illegal redistribution of content

Online video piracy is growing and becoming one of the most significant threats facing Pay TV service providers. With a prior focus on low-resolution streaming through web sites that were notoriously riddled with inappropriate advertising and malware, streaming piracy has transformed to match consumer demand for high definition multiscreen delivery. In the past pirate streaming […]