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Business Espionage by Bruce Wimmer, CPP

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7

Insider Threat

Abstract

This chapter includes information on one of the most significant and common threats – the insider. It discusses a number of infamous insider spies and many insider spy incidents that have never been publically disclosed. Examples cover the full spectrum of large, high tech and small or low tech firms. Some insider spies are high level employees but many are also secretaries and administrative staff. Insider spies are not just employees but also include contractors including cleaning staff, security staff, etc.

Key words

business spying

business espionage

insider

planting

in-place recruitment

honey pot

honey trap

blackmail

background investigations

General Motors

Volkswagen

eavesdropping

secretaries

contractors ...

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