Trade Digital Cinema Partners with KODE and Achieves Compliance with the MPAA Content Security Standard

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Trade Digital Cinema,, a digital media management company, was recently issued a certificate of compliance with Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) best practices for content security and a Select Vendor rating from KODE Compliance, Inc. The achievement, made possible with the guidance and expertise of KODE, means that Trade Digital Cinema has met the requirements of the MPAA best practices for content security designed to protect media and film content.

Compliance with MPAA best practices and achieving a Select Vendor rating from KODE is an important step for Trade Digital.

Trade Digital Cinema, located in Hollywood, Ca., specializes in digital media management for motion picture, television, and advertising industries. Their on- and near-set services include media and metadata management, data processing and archiving, audio syncing and color management, and selects delivery. These services, in addition to Trade Digital’s upcoming mobile lab solution - GangwayTM - are key contributors to new workflows being adopted across the industry. In order to ensure that GangwayTM and their other core service offerings met the industry’s content security standard, Trade Digital partnered with KODE whose framework is based entirely on MPAA standard for content security. Harry Boileau, CEO of Trade Digital Cinema said, "When introducing GangwayTM, our mobile lab solution, it was critical that the security policies and handling procedures associated with this new technology platform were in alignment with those security protocols established by the MPAA and validated by a recognized industry expert like KODE."

KODE’s commitment to advancing the MPAA’s standards has enabled Trade Digital Cinema to take a proactive approach in their security posture, ensuring that their client’s content remains protected throughout their workflows. “Compliance with MPAA best practices and achieving a Select Vendor rating from KODE is an important step for Trade Digital. We are committed to protecting our clients' content and want to provide our customers the confidence that our security practices follow the industry's recognized standards.”

The MPAA has long been a champion for content security, managing site security inspections for its member studios. Collectively, they have developed the MPAA best practices for content security, which has become known as the industry standard. Heidi Kujawa, CEO of Kode Compliance asserts that the industry standard should be one where the MPAA best practices for content security is the bottom line. “There are other companies out there touting their own content security standard but there is only one governing authority of how content should be protected and that is the MPAA and its member studios.”

About KODE Compliance, Inc.

KODE Compliance, Inc.,, based in Los Angeles, Ca., has over a decade of hands-on industry experience in content security and has conducted hundreds of MPAA-centric security assessments. Kujawa’s direct inside experience as head of information security at Paramount Pictures and founding member of the content protection task force positions KODE as the go-to partner in achieving compliance with MPAA best practices.

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