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Prudent brands secure their internal video content because they don’t want it to get into the hands of competitors. For most organisations security means taking reasonable precautions to make it more difficult for content to get into the wrong hands: Wherever someone can see a video there is always the risk of a rogue employee recording content with a mobile device and sharing with unauthorised viewers.
Below are some of the most common ways in which video can be securely delivered with an enterprise video platform like Buto.
Token-based (SSO Integration)
A token-based video security system issues electronic tokens; transparently to the end-user each token allows a single view of the content. This is typically integrated with other corporate security systems so any users logged onto the corporate network can view the content and don’t need to login to each video.
Pros: This system is very secure and works across mobile devices too
Cons: It is more complex to implement than out-of-the-box solutions that don’t require bespoke integration
IP restriction means that only viewers coming from an IP address range specified in the enterprise video platform account will be allowed to view content. In simple terms this means only people in your offices will be able to view IP secured video.
Pros: This both highly effective and really easy to set-up in a platform like Buto with no custom work required
Cons: This solution is not usually mobile friendly as the IP address used by mobile devices will typically change regularly and therefore will be blocked by the video platform
Asking the viewer to enter a password to view is perhaps the simplest form of security; it’s certainly quick and easy to set-up in a platform likeButo. However, from your audience’s perspective entering a password each time they want to view is cumbersome.
Pros: Easy to implement
Domain restriction only allows playback of a video if it is embedded on a specific website. While this is easy to setup in a matter of seconds, it is too vulnerable to really be classed as a security measure.
Pros: Very easy to implement
Cons: Very insecure as it easy to ‘spoof’. This doesn’t stop the link to the video on the website also being shared
Security and Buto
Buto supports all of the methods discussed above. If you would like to discuss secure delivery of your video content please contact Jeremy Stinton, COO firstname.lastname@example.org
Challenge: With 5,000 employees globally Freshfields’ own in-house video delivery solution was creaking at the seams and costing the company huge amounts of money in server costs and maintenance. Solution: Buto helped them implement a cloud-based solution based on the Buto platform to deliver several secure internal video channels. The Buto platform is also used […]
Posted by ButoOverlord on May 12, 2015 | No comments
“SAP has been open in letting employees publish their own videos to their ‘internal YouTube’ platform. The results? A sounding success with 5000 submissions and half a million views in the first two years of running the program.” Nina Kelley-Rumpff, Program Manager, Enterprise Collaboration at SAP Generating the required volume of content to maintain engagement with […]
Posted by ButoOverlord on April 29, 2015 | No comments
Most organisations using an online video platform like Buto, quickly find they have large amounts of video content to manage. If you’re not careful this can create real challenge for both you finding the content in the back-end and your audience finding the right content at the front-end. 1) Titles Agree a format for titles […]
Posted by ButoOverlord on April 17, 2015 | No comments
Buto have formed an exciting reseller partnership with leading video conferencing solution ‘Blue Jeans Network’. We intend to create a future API link allowing users to pull recorded conferences from Blue Jeans directly into Buto for embedding and wider distribution. Aside from their own slick browser-based video conferencing solution, what makes Blue Jeans different is […]
Posted by ButoOverlord on April 15, 2015 | No comments
Most Buto clients quickly get lots of video content in their account. So wouldn’t it be great if you could just download a spreadsheet listing every video in the account so you can weed out old content? Well now you can… This mega ‘sheet gives you the title of each video complete with other metadata […]
Posted by ButoOverlord on April 1, 2015 | No comments