Industrial Espionage is a harsh reality of business. People working for you, outsiders, associates, service providers; anyone is a potential agent who can provide valuable information about you to your competitors. You have the need and the right to protect yourself and your business.
In 2012, the FT reported that the FBI started a campaign against industrial espionage, which costs American businesses more than $12 billion each year.
Strathclyde Forensics will provide you with a professional and discreet service, and help you examine suspected acts of industrial espionage, leaks and potential threats (internal and external).
We can help you evaluate the security of your infrastructure and run your own risk assessment. We can also provide training and technical advice to minimize any leaking of confidential information.
How can someone acquire your trade secrets?
aSteal, conceal, or carry away by fraud, artifice, or deception; a Copy, duplicate, sketch, draw, photograph, download, upload, alter, destroy, photocopy, replicate, transmit, deliver, send, mail, communicate, or convey; and, a Receive, buy, or possess a trade secret, knowing the same to have been stolen or appropriated, obtained, or converted without authorization.
How can I protect my business?
1. Recognize/identify the threat. 2. Identify and value trade secrets. 3. Implement a definable plan for safeguarding trade secrets.
4. Secure physical trade secrets and limit access to trade secrets 5. Provide ongoing security training to employees. 6. Develop an insider threat program.