Corporate Espionage: What it Is, why it is Happening in Your Company, what You Must Do about it

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Prima Pub., 1997 - Social Science - 365 pages
"Information can make the difference between success and failure in business. Lose a trade secret to a competitor, and you lose the edge your product had. Lose a client list, and you lose the account. Lose too much, and you're out of business. American firms lose as much as $100 billion a year to corporate espionage. Yours may be one of them." "You can protect yourself. You don't have to invest in expensive counter-measures, and you don't have to disrupt your operations. But you do have to change the way you do business. Information security expert Ira Winkler shows you how, with simple, practical solutions that can increase your safety and protect your profits." "You'll learn how to safeguard your sensitive information without sacrificing a friendly workplace; hire trustworthy employees and keep them loyal; burglar-proof your documents, equipment, and building; and use technology to detect and prevent theft."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Contents

Information Is Information
3
The Core of Espionage
12
Value
28
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Ira Winkler is a former analyst for the National Security Agency (NSA)—considered to be the most secretive of U.S. intelligence agencies. Now, as a consultant on information security and director of technology of the National Computer Security Association, he simulates and investigates industrial espionage and computer-related crimes. He has been called a "modern-day James Bond" by major publications. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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