Online industrial espionage: the risks

Online industrial espionage: the risks

Summary: What are the risks facing Australians doing business overseas in the wake of the allegedly Chinese attacks on Google and 33 other US corporations?

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TOPICS: Google, Security, China
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What are the risks facing Australians doing business overseas in the wake of the allegedly Chinese attacks on Google and 33 other US corporations?

Stilgherrian speaks with Mark Goudie, head of the forensics practice for Verizon Business in Melbourne, and Ajoy Ghosh, security executive with Logica in Sydney.

We also summarise the week's IT news — everything you would have read yourself if you weren't so busy.

Patch Monday now also accepts your audio comments. Either Skype to "stilgherrian", or phone Sydney 02 8011 3733.

Topics: Google, Security, China

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Stilgherrian is a freelance journalist, commentator and podcaster interested in big-picture internet issues, especially security, cybercrime and hoovering up bulldust.

He studied computing science and linguistics before a wide-ranging media career and a stint at running an IT business. He can write iptables firewall rules, set a rabbit trap, clear a jam in an IBM model 026 card punch and mix a mean whiskey sour.

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  • Debit versus Credit cards

    Interesting point raised about the onus of responsibility in the cases of naughty folk getting our debit card details and spending our money, as compared to the theft of our credit card details.

    BTW, I am enjoying these tight, informative interviews.
    anonymous