Great source on cyber espionage

Summary:I am taking a couple of days to explore the slopes at Boyne Mountain. For those of you who regularly ski the Alps and Rockies I have one thing to say.

I am taking a couple of days to explore the slopes at Boyne Mountain. For those of you who regularly ski the Alps and Rockies I have one thing to say. 450 foot (150m) vertical!

This is a great article by Christopher Burgess, a 30 year veteran of the CIA clandestine service (read: spook).

Now, more than eight years since the climax of the Cold War, the threat of industrial and economic espionage has percolated once again to the forefront. The tools of the intelligence collector are once again being brought out and dusted off and put to use as nations make use of what is referred to as the “second-oldest profession.” They are willing to make the political decision to support their indigenous corporations and companies with the provision of competitors’ intellectual property the old fashion way – they will just take it.

I am going to research more of Mr. Burgess' material. Great stuff.

Back to those slopes!

Topics: Legal, CXO, Enterprise Software

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