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Page 6 of 6 7 © 2018 Irdeto. All Rights Reserved. SUMMARY Irdeto CAS is a secure, flexible and cost-effective CA System that addresses the full range of security challenges faced by pay TV operators in the modern market. It can be deployed as either a cardless or smart card-based solution. The software-based implementation, Irdeto Cloaked CA, is the most advanced and widely deployed cardless conditional access system for broadcast operators worldwide. It has been independently audited and certified. It is most recently audited by Farncombe (Cartesian) in July 2017 for compliance to MovieLabs' ECP requirements, where it received the highest possible score for enforcing the stringent usage rules for 4K UHD premium content. In addition to uncompromised security based on a hardware root of trust, Irdeto CAS is regularly enhanced with new plug-ins that guard against the latest content security threats. And if the worst does happen, built-in renewability ensures operators can rapidly and effectively recover from any piracy incident. Together, these features protect the operator's content investments, revenue, and reputation. With approval from leading licensing authorities such as Hollywood Studios and sports rights owners, the solution is an integral part of negotiations to secure the most attractive content including 4K Ultra HD. Selecting Irdeto CAS can deliver significant savings on both capital and operational expenditure. Irdeto Cloaked CA can reduce total cost of ownership by as much as 40% through lower hardware, distribution and management costs. Operators naturally keep their market under constant review because consumer demands are always changing. To help our customers stay agile and fit for whatever the future brings, Irdeto CAS has built- in support for a full range of business models and advanced features to suit developing business plans. From home networking and PVR capabilities to pre-pay models or VOD streaming and downloads, over-the-air deployment capabilities mean operators can develop, test and roll-out these new services quickly and efficiently. Irdeto 360 Security is an end-to-end, pre-integrated solution that meets even the most stringent security requirements, enabling operators and content owners to offer premium media services, such as 4K UHD VOD, live sports and early release window movies. It provides unparalleled breadth and depth to meet changing security needs, from content protection, to piracy control and cybercrime prevention, to key management by a trusted authority. Its proven success comes from the combined power of innovative technology, a diverse team of experts and a global network to deliver best security practices.

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