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IMA Webinar Broadcast: Corporate Espionage & Theft of Intellectual Property

April 26, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

The corporate espionage and theft of intellectual property threat is real and is one of the biggest threats to the United States of America. Nation states are now weaponizing traditional spy tradecraft in furtherance of their economic goals against US companies and their innovations. This class will outline the threat actors, their tactics, exfiltration methods, and best practices on how to protect against IP theft. Also covered will be espionage 101, the human intelligence (HUMINT) cycle as well as best practices while travelling for business. The protection of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) starts with awareness and prevention of these types of threats.

1. Espionage 101
a. Industrial Espionage
b. Economic Espionage
c. Foreign Espionage
2. HUMINT cycle
3. Economic losses
4. Why Spy?
5. Case Studies
6. Exfiltration Methods
7. Theft of IP
8. Nation State actors
9. Detection, Mitigation and Prevention

Subject Matter Expert (SME) from CTWatch is a decorated Intelligence Officer and certified Case Officer and alumni of the CIA’s iconic training facility; she spent nearly a decade with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Who Should Attend:
Open to anyone. Target audience are Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Resource (CIKR) Partners, InfraGard members, Crime Analysts, Fortune 500 Security Directors and Chief Information Officers, Criminal Intelligence Analysts and Fusion Center partners and law enforcement.