Committed To Security

The DPP Committed to Security programme allows all production and broadcast suppliers to demonstrate their commitment to working towards and adhering to cyber security best practice.

Your content is extremely valuable, so it’s critical that every link in the media supply chain meets standards of security best practice. The industry as a whole must focus on continual improvement so that buyers of technology, services and facilities can be assured that suppliers are committed to keeping content secure. That’s why we created the DPP Committed to Security Programme.

The programme consists of a self-assessment questionnaire, which is then reviewed by Convergent Risks, a global specialist security consultancy and DPP member. The programme is available to all suppliers, including technology vendors, service providers, facilities, and more.

It’s very difficult to take co-ordinated action on such a difficult problem as cybersecurity. But the DPP’s Committed to Security Programme is a way for us to move forward together.

Matthew Postgate, Chief Technology & Product Officer, BBC

How do I take part?

The DPP Committed to Security Programme is free to DPP members.

Through the Sanctum Hub portal a self-assessment questionnaire is provided for each of the two marks (broadcast and production). You can access the portal by registering to participate. The terms and conditions of the programme are available to download. When you’re ready to proceed, just complete the online application form to receive your invite to the portal.

Upon successful completion of the self-assessment questionnaire you will be awarded a license to use Committed to Security Marks.

Fully compliant questionnaires will now be awarded a license for 2 years. Partially compliant questionnaires will be awarded a license for 1 year.

We have been impressed with the efficiency and thoroughness of the DPP’s Committed to Security Programme. The review process was robust and professional, and also focused our attention on areas where we could improve our security governance.

Owen Tyler, Operations Director, Evolutions

Our partner

The DPP Committed to Security Programme is supported by Convergent Risks.

The DPP Committed To Security programme has provided us with a method to show our customers, and the industry, how serious Avid is about our security and business continuity plans to protect customers data, as well as helping customers achieve the same. The impressively comprehensive checklist combines the best media security standards spanning the broadcast and post production industry segments.

Shailendra Mathur, VP Architecture, Avid

Related Insight

Home Truths No.14 Communicating Security


Who’s the weakest link in the chain? Find out why only by listening to the ‘customer’ can security experts really understand how to minimise risk.


Survey Report: Are we fit for Cyber War?


Are you proactive in establishing good security practice? Experts discuss the maturity of security thinking in the media sector

10 Things You Need to Know About Cyber Security


What are the cyber security challenges faced by productions, and where do they come from? Practical tips on how to protect your content.

Get involved

To find out more, please contact Abdul.

If your company is not a DPP member, you can learn more about the benefits of membership, or contact Michelle to discuss joining.

Abdul Hakim

Head of Business Development

If your company is not a DPP member, you can learn more about the benefits of membership, or contact Michelle to discuss joining.


Participation in this Programme is intended to help reduce the likelihood of content loss or theft. However, no amount of best practice or adherence to standards will eliminate all of the risks. The DPP is not responsible for the individual organisation’s implementation of the Committed to Security programme, and cannot be held accountable should a breach occur.



Enter your email to download

If you work for a DPP member company, you'll be able to log in or create your account. Otherwise, we'll help you learn more about how to access this download.

Not sure if your company is a member? Check our Members Directory

Download this file

Download Now Actionable Insight Summary

Great news. Your company is a member!

Register in a few quick and easy steps to get access to all DPP documents.

Create your login

Join the DPP for full access

This download is exclusively available to DPP members. If you think that your company is a member, you might want to try again.

If you're not yet a member, you can find out more about the benefits of membership.

Learn more

Think there's a mistake? Contact us.


We have emailed you a link to download this file.



Something went wrong.

Start again

If the problem persists, please get in touch.

Account suspended

Unfortunately it looks like your account has been suspended.

Use different email

Please verify your account

We can see you have created an account with us, but you need to verify your email address.


Please check your email to verify your account.

Just a few more details!

We would like to send you occasional updates on our work, publications, and events. You can unsubscribe at any time. Can we keep you informed by email?

Please choose an option

It's time to reverify your account

From time to time we need to reverify your email address for security reasons. Click the button below and we'll send you a link straightaway.

System unavailable

We're sorry, it looks like we can't register your account right now. Please check again later.

If the problem persists, please contact

Account Problem

We're very sorry, it looks like we can't retrieve your account right now. The membership team have been notified and should be in touch shortly.

If the problem persists, please contact

Coming Soon

This download is not yet available - check back soon!

Learn more

Payment Checkout

Set at runtime


Payment Complete

Thank you, we have emailed you a link to download this file. The link will be active for 24 hours. If you are having problems please contact us