Role of DRM for Digital Publishers

Role of DRM for Digital Publishers

DRM for Online Publishers

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Educational institutions, being digital, mostly are dependent on file-sharing services for easy access to data, anytime anywhere. Organizations are still adapting to cloud-based systems to distribute content knowing the substantial security threats involved.

Work-life balance in the digital world is unclear and hence there is an implicit need to adopt to secure content distribution approaches and very soon.

Customer-focussed, Consumer-oriented solutions leverage on DRM ( Digital Rights Management) for enabling digital publishing platforms to securely distribute sensitive content, learning resources and confidential information, with the following risks involved, only to name a few:

a) Expose of Sensitive Data:

If proper established policies are not adhered to within the file-sharing software, it poses a significant risk and a potential threat of exposure to sensitive data. Allowing authorized access with content distribution software enables the resource, time and the extent of the data leaked.

b) Malicious Software:

Unknowingly, if an user opens a risky file with the content distribution software, there might be a chance that malware is potentially compromised with the total infrastructure.

 c) Threats and Attack to the System:

File-sharing tools require the users to surpass the firewalls before processing files and are no longer secure. This increases the threats to the system by folds.

How do Digital Publishing Platforms Thrive:

The academic publishing industry is undergoing a paradigm shift to digital publishing with most of the educational institutions shifting online learning methodologies with a tough competitive environment.

Educators, Publishers and Entrepreneurs are seeking advanced methodologies of harnessing technology to cost cutting, customize personalized learning, and provide better learning experiences and hence learning outcomes. Increased competition has facilitated improved partnerships and enhanced platforms from curriculum development to assessment and then to analytics, thus evaluating all the market segments.

The Functional Architecture of the DRM is as follows:

Digital Publishing now stands ideal with secure content distribution as eBooks have taken precedence over traditional printing books that benefits both the reader and publisher.

Advantages of DRM in Digital Publishing Platforms:

Here are a few benefits of DRM for content distribution in digital publishing:

a) Integrity of the Content:

DRM enabled digital publishing platforms assist users from not making mistakes on content breach and avoid data loss. The DRM platform not only offers a content distribution landscape, but also, offers solutions that have a check on the integrity of the content. The storage administrator in the organization can have super admin access to the content and thus roll back to its initial state.

b) Maintain Confidential Data:

Content Distribution on digital publishing platforms follow a most confidential approach, thus maintaining data integrity and keeping it safe from unauthorized users. There are additional security measures that are put in place along with data encryption techniques.

c) Access to Information:

Digital Platforms ensure uptime that matches to the organizations needs thus maintaining the infrastructure 24X7, 365 days.

d) Enhanced Outreach:

Digital publishing platforms cater to wider audiences with varied interests who can gain access to their desired secured content anytime and anywhere instantly, with no delivery costs involved.

e) Digital Publishing assists in going Green:

Digital Publishing is the most ideal solution for organizations and is the environment friendly option available than physical print books, thus improving the environment.

f) Easy Storage:

Going digital enables a less storage space than physical files, thus making it more manageable allowing the end users to access the required resources.

g) Enriched reading Experiences:

Intuitive and Interactive digital rich media content (text, visuals, audio, video) is made accessible along with digital repository with digital publishing platforms for visual appealing to audiences thus providing enriched reading experiences.

DRM enables Digital Publishing Platforms to offer high security with advanced security protocols with limitless remote access to the content resources. This advanced concept and approach allows Publishers and thus educational institutions to share learning resources more securely at ease.

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