Secure Your Content with Wowza Streaming Engine

Protect your streams, networks, and audio/video assets

Wowza Streaming Engine™ software offers options to secure every part of the workflow, from encrypting incoming and outgoing streams to offering studio-approved digital rights management (DRM) for delivery of premium content.

All-Around Content Protection

Require Password Authentication All-Around Content Protection Feature

Require Password Authentication

Secure Transcoded Streams All-Around Content Protection Feature

Secure Transcoded Streams

Enable Encryption All-Around Content Protection Feature

Enable Encryption

Use the Wowza StreamLock AddOn All-Around Content Protection Feature

Use the Wowza StreamLock AddOn

RTMP RTSP password authentication

Require Password Authentication from RTMP- or RTSP-Based Encoders

Place restrictions on RTMP- and RTSP-based publishing, allowing publishing from only specific IP addresses. This prevents unauthorized computers from streaming through your Wowza Streaming Engine instance.

 

More about Username and Password Authentication for RTMP and RTSP »

Restrict Stream Playback to Specific Computers and Devices with SecureToken

Restrict Stream Playback to Specific Computers and Devices

Restrict playback to specific IP addresses and use SecureToken content protection. SecureToken is a challenge-and-response security system for playback on all viewing formats. It guards against spoofing threats and protects each connection with a random, single-use key and password, or “shared secret.”

 

More about SecureToken in Wowza Streaming Engine »

Use the Free Wowza StreamLock AddOn

The Wowza StreamLock™ AddOn is a Wowza security option for network encryption that provides near-instant provisioning of free 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates for RTMP and secure HTTP streaming.

Free Wowza StreamLock AddOn to secure your HTTP streaming via Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, and Microsoft Smooth Streaming
Use SSL in conjunction with token-based authentication to secure your HTTP streaming via Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, and Microsoft Smooth Streaming.
Use the Free Wowza StreamLock AddOn for securing Adobe Flash RTMP streaming
RTMPS is RTMP over SSL. It's a method for securing Adobe Flash RTMP streaming and can be used in conjunction with SecureToken to protect Flash streaming.
Use the Free Wowza StreamLock AddOn for securing Flash RTMP streaming
RTMPE is RTMP over an encrypted connection and is another method for securing Flash RTMP streaming. RTMPE is less secure than RTMPS. To provide the best security for RTMP streaming, we recommend the Wowza StreamLock AddOn.

On-the-Fly DRM for Any Screen

For premium content, studio-approved DRM offers yet another level of protection. Wowza DRM provides integration with various DRM platforms, delivering real-time Microsoft® PlayReady® or Google Widevine encryption of live and video-on-demand content to any screen. Wowza DRM enables three third-party DRM key-management service providers to deliver license keys to Wowza Streaming Engine during encryption and to the viewer’s device during playback.

BuyDRM™ KeyOS™ provides Microsoft PlayReady protection

BuyDRM KeyOS

BuyDRM™ KeyOS™ provides Microsoft PlayReady protection for MPEG-DASH (using Common Encryption), Apple HLS, and Microsoft Smooth Streaming playback with BuyDRM players and Smooth Streaming clients on Mac and PC, iOS and Android devices, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs.
EZDRM provides Microsoft PlayReady protection for Smooth Streaming clients

EZDRM

EZDRM provides Microsoft PlayReady protection for Smooth Streaming clients on Mac and PC, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs, and with Discretix SecurePlayer media players on iOS and Android devices.
Verimatrix provides both Verimatrix® VCAS™ and Microsoft PlayReady protection

Verimatrix

Verimatrix provides both Verimatrix® VCAS™ and Microsoft PlayReady protection for Apple HLS and Smooth Streaming playback with Verimatrix ViewRight® Web and Smooth Streaming clients on Mac and PC, iOS and Android devices, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs.

Wowza DRM AddOn Platform Integration

  Buy DRM EZDRM Verimatrix
Key Management Services Yes Yes Yes
Encryption Services Microsoft PlayReady Microsoft PlayReady Microsoft PlayReady,
Verimatrix VCAS
Live Clients BuyDRM Players and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs ViewRight Web clients and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs
On-Demand Clients Same as Live Clients Discretix SecurePlayer and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, iOS devices, Android devices, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs Same as Live Clients

 

Wowza DRM is also compatible with Widevine and Marlin DRM platforms for MPEG-DASH content using Common Encryption (CENC). Leverage the Wowza DRM API to develop a module that handles the key exchange for real-time encryption between Wowza Streaming Engine and a specific Widevine or Marlin DRM provider.