The Spy's Guide: Office Espionage : how to Bug a Meeting, Booby-trap Your Briefcase, Inflitrate the Competition and More

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Quirk Books, 2003 - Humor - 165 pages
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Advance Your Career--With Espionage!
 
In today's business world, information is everything--and no one gathers information more effectively than spies. So why not bring real spying techniques into your workplace? The same tactics developed by professional intelligence agents can be used at businesses of any size to help you get ahead fast! The Spy's Guide: Office Espionage features illustrated instructions on planting "bugs," disguising your identity at a trade show, sending anonymous e-mails, and much more. You'll also discover techniques for:
 
     *  encrypting your address book
     *  photographing confidential documents
     *  reassembling shredded reports
     *  securing your desk
     *  using invisible inks
     *  and much more!
 
The authors also share the real-life exploits of professional spies in the CIA, the KGB, Fortune 500 companies, and other business settings. Now put these tactics to work for yourself!
 

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Contents

A3 Discovering Computer Passwords
13
AB Covertly Recording Meetings You Attend
27
B3 Protecting Your Mail
42
B9 Safeguarding a Meeting
56
I Detecting a Phone Tap
62
C2 Creating a New ldentity
75
CB Prying Trade Secrets out of Competitors
88
ClO Using Your Cell Phone as a Negotiation Tool
101
Embedding Secret Messages in Computer Files
114
NEUTRALIZING OFFICE EMERGENClES
126
E7 Transforming a Briefcase into a Bulletproof Shield
142
B Operating in Office Stealth Mode
157
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Duane Swierczynski is a senior editor at Philadelphia Magazine and contributing editor at Men's Health magazine. He has also written for Details , Cosmopolitan , Mademoiselle , George , and The New York Post .

H. Keith Melton is one of the world's foremost experts on the history of spying. He serves on the board of directors for The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.

Craig Piligian has produced several television documentaries about espionage. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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