- Consider this hypothetical situation:David Doe is a network administrator for the ABC Company. David is passed over for promotion three times. He is quite vocal in his dissatisfaction with this situation. In fact, he begins to express negative opinions about the organization in general. Eventually, David quits and begins his own consulting business. Six months after Davidâ€™s departure, it is discovered that a good deal of the ABC Companyâ€™s research has suddenly been duplicated by a competitor. Executives at ABC suspect that David Doe has done some consulting work for this competitor and may have passed on sensitive data. However, in the interim since David left, his computer has been formatted and reassigned to another person. ABC has no evidence that David Doe did anything wrong.What steps might have been taken to detect Davidâ€™s alleged industrial espionage?What steps might have been taken to prevent his perpetrating such an offense?Write your answer using a WORD document. Do your own work. Submit here. Note your Safe Assign score. Score must be less than 25 for full credit.You have three attempts.
This week’s class covers Industrial Espionage in CyberspaceThis week’s topics:
- Review prior assignment
- Information as an asset
- Historical Examples
- Low-Tech espionage
- Industrial Espionage Act
- Review this week’s lab discussion
All weekly assignments are due by the end of day Sunday.
A recorded lecture covering Week 8 material and activity.
Read Chapter 7 of the Easttom text, Industrial Espionage in CyberspacePrimary topics:
- Information as an Asset
- Real-World Examples of Industrial Espionage
- Phone Taps and Bugs
- Spear Phishing
The tools of industrial espionage.
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