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fdesouza | 07 Dec 2011 | 1 comment

In today’s business world, information is as valuable as cash. In fact, industrial espionage costs U.S. businesses more than $250 billion each year. This has organizations scrambling to shore up their defenses against all manner of outside attacks.  At the same time, companies of all sizes may be neglecting one of the most important perpetrators of intellectual property (IP) theft: their employees.

In order to assess this often underrated threat, Symantec asked forensic psychologists Eric D. Shaw and Harley V. Stock to examine various factors leading to insider IP theft. While most research is put into the development of technology-based security measures, their white paper focuses on the behavioral and environmental issues that can lead to theft of corporate data.

Who Is the Typical IP Thief, and What Are They Stealing?...