Counterespionage for American Business - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750670449, 9780080572963

Counterespionage for American Business

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750670449
eBook ISBN: 9780080572963
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 4th May 1998
Page Count: 144

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The idea of espionage has always carried a certain mystique, having grown its roots in the political and national defense spheres. Today, espionage must be taken seriously in the business arena as well. Having company secrets stolen by competitors is costly and can be lethal. Counterespionage for American Business is a how-to manual for security professionals that teaches secret methods counterespionage experts have been using for years to protect business information

Secret techniques you will learn include:

· screening employee applicants; how to use standard screening methods to defend against industrial espionage and violent persons · how to design security education programs by teaching protection of critical business information · how to avoid liability

Counterespionage for American Business also names the foreign countries that are conducting espionage against American business.

Key Features

Learn how to protect your proprietary business information and reduce liability riskGuidlines on how small businesses can save thousands of dollars


Security managers, infosec/OPSEC professionals

Table of Contents

Counterespionage: Your Mini-Manual What You're Losing-And How to Protect It Operations Security-Counterespionage Behind the Scenes How to Protect Your People How To Protect Your Automated Information Principles and Premises-Advice From the Professionals Three Formulas for Success Consequences Resources


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'...this is an excellent primer for security professionals embarking on a counterespionage program. It will also appeal to readers responsible for information security, human resources, security management, and risk assessment.' - Security Management