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Step 4: (Optional) Get Set Up to Use Encryption

You can protect your content from unauthorized use through encryption. Digital rights management systems provide keys to AWS Elemental MediaConvert for content encryption and licenses to supported players for decryption.

For most situations, if you want to encrypt content, you must have a DRM solution provider. You can get set up by working with one of our AWS DRM solution providers. For information, see http://docs.aws.amazon.com/speke/latest/documentation/customer-onboarding.html.

The only exception to this requirement is with the Apple HLS streaming protocol, where you can define your own static keys.