Monday, June 21, 2010
Introduction to Digital Rights Management (DRM); Identifying, Tracking, Authorizing and Restricting Access to Digital Media
Harte, Lawrence. Introduction to Digital Rights Management (DRM); Identifying, Tracking, Authorizing and Restricting Access to Digital Media. Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina: Althos Publishing, 2007. ISBN 193281340-3. 005.8 Intro
This book explains the fundamentals of digital rights management systems including identifying, tracking, authorizing and restricting access to digital media. You will learn how DRM systems help to protect and enforce copyrights, patents, trademarks, and other forms of intellectual property. Digital assets can take various forms including audio, data and digital video. You will discover how it is possible to provide simple access to authorized users and how to restrict access to unauthorized users. You will discover how authentication works without the need to transfer secret keys through communication systems. The basic encryption processes are described along with introduction on some of the ways to use and implement encryption.