IPR protection requirements shape complex and challenging management issues. Audio and visual material protection is especially problematic due to the existence of the various known vulnerabilities, and there are even suggestions that effective DRM is logically impossible. Common techniques for audio and video file infringement include unlawful interception, decryption, reverse engineering, authentication manipulation, and analog format capture. Therefore, additional information asset protection mechanisms are required to ensure adequate safeguarding controls, such as instituting continuous security improvement plans for IPR information.
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