Friday, July 28, 2006, 7/28/2006 09:09:00 AM

The Company Spy -- A Primer on Economic Espionage

From the New York Jewish Times, an article on economic espionage that first deals with a real case concerning stolen blueprints for LCD screens and ends with a summary of the FBI's favorite tips.

The FBI's six tips are old-hat to readers of this blog, but still worth repeating:

How to Protect Your Business from Espionage

1. Recognize there is a real threat.
2. Identify and evaluate trade secrets.
3. Implement a definable plan for safeguarding trade secrets.
4. Secure physical trade secrets and limit access to trade secrets.
5. Confine intellectual knowledge.
6. Provide ongoing security training to employees.

Now, go and do likewise.
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