A derived asset is a version of an original piece of content that has been modified or edited in some way.
What is a Derived Asset?
A derived asset is a version of an original piece of content that has been modified or edited in some way. Derived assets can be created through a variety of methods, including cropping, resizing, and color correction, altering metadata, or by adding or removing elements from the original media file.
These changes can be very subtle and convincing, which can cause issues if these altered assets pass as true. By ensuring the provenance and authenticity of derived assets, you can help prevent the spread of false or misleading content that is difficult to distinguish from real media. Techniques such as digital certificates, hashing, and watermarking can also be used to ensure the integrity of derived assets and help prevent tampering or modification.