Economic Espionage: China’s Economic Warfare Against the United States Part 3

This is the third blog in a multi-part series that examines the economic warfare China has been, and continues, to wage against the United States. In this blog series, we examine who the adversary is, US and China trade history & immigration policy and China’s national initiatives. We will also review recently prosecuted cases of […]

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Economic Espionage: China’s Economic Warfare Against the United States Part 2

This is the second blog in a multi-part series that examines the economic warfare China has been, and continues, to wage against the United States. In this blog series, we examine who the adversary is, US and China trade history & immigration policy and China’s national initiatives. We will also review recently prosecuted cases of […]

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Economic Espionage: China’s Economic Warfare Against the United States Part 1

This is the first blog in a multi-part series that examines the economic warfare China has been, and continues, to wage against the United States. In this blog series, we will examine who the adversary is, historic US and China trade history & immigration policy and China’s national initiatives. We will also review recently prosecuted […]

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Economic Espionage: Harvard Chemist Charged with Aiding China

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Economic Espionage: Harvard Chemist Charged with Aiding China In terms of economic espionage, it’s no secret that China is our #1 threat today. The United States has always been a beacon of scientific advancement and ingenuity. Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, discoveries and innovations made by American researchers and entrepreneurs have changed the world, […]

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The Espionage Risks of 5G

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As a society, we LOVE new technology. There’s a reason why every Apple live stream or Google announcement is poured over by the press. We can’t wait to see what new innovations in technology are going to improve our lives (or at least entertain us for a while.) One of the biggest revolutions in online […]

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How Spying Has Evolved in a 21st Century World

When you close your eyes and picture a spy, what do you see? Chances are that you see James Bond, fighting against the forces of evil for MI6. You might think about the Cold War and the quiet battle of espionage that existed between the United States and the Soviet Union. Heck, you might even […]

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Corporate Espionage, Protecting Corporate Information

Corporate espionage costs businesses more than $400 billion yearly. Corporate information theft implements can range from cyber attacks to simple bugging devices. The spy may be anyone with a motive. Insiders, ex-employees, competitors, activists, private investigators, foreigners and others can target your business. It’s hard to predict who is hiding behind the corporate espionage mask. […]

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Corporate Espionage & The Insider Threat:

Effective Risk Management Requires More Than A Strong Cybersecurity Program

With a global cost of $445 billion annually, cybercrime and espionage[1] are a significant risk to an organization’s bottom line. US businesses seeking to effectively manage their risks cannot overlook the threat they pose or their potential financial implications. According to a recent study by Allianz, cybercrime, IT failures, espionage and data breaches are ranked the third most important US business risk[2], preceded in importance only by business interruptions/supply chain risks (ranked 1st) and natural catastrophes (ranked 2nd). Regardless if the threat is foreign or domestic, perpetrated by a company insider or an outsider, a single event can result in damage to brand reputation, lead to an erosion of customer confidence and/or financially devastate the affected company. In today’s digital world, a comprehensive cybersecurity program is a necessity, but relying solely on cybersecurity to address cybercrime and corporate espionage risks simply is not sufficient. J.D. LeaSure, President/CEO of ComSec LLC and a counterespionage expert, provides valuable insight into protecting corporate information from insider threats that corporate cybersecurity programs do not address.

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The Company Man: Protecting America’s Secrets

Note: The below video is based on an actual FBI case. And, illustrates the necessity to implement a ComSec TSCM Service Option as a crucial component of your companies risk management program. Don’t allow YOUR company to become one of the FBI’s corporate espionage statistics! Contact ComSec today, we can help. ~JDL As part of […]

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