Pay TV Security


Piracy is an enormous challenge for companies in the pay television industry. Despite rigorous enforcement efforts, pay TV signal theft remains highly profitable for pirates and is responsible for billions of dollars of lost revenue each year.

The CryptoFirewall™ core provides cost-effective and highly-secure hardware security for pay TV.

Cryptography Research has designed its CryptoFirewall™ technology for a single mission: to preserve security, even if other components of the system are compromised. The CryptoFirewall core is a separate, on-chip, hardware-based security block that protects cryptographic keys and computations from attack.

The CryptoFirewall core's security architecture is designed to undermine the pirate “business model”. In addition to providing robustness against attack, the technology can help prevent any attacks that do occur from being repeated.