Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Business Espionage: Invisibility & Examples of Tactics

There are three primary reasons that we don't hear more about corporate espionage:
  1. Because businesses often don’t realize they’ve been compromised. 
  2. If they do find out, a public announcement would be counterproductive, eroding investor confidence. 
  3. Finally, industrial espionage works both ways — companies may keep compromises quiet to preserve their own business intelligence gathering activities.
Five recent court cases highlighting business espionage tactics...
  • Buying Trade Secrets
  • Digging Up Dirt, Literally
  • Employee Poaching
  • Classified Ads
  • Cyber Theft
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