The Quiet Threat: Fighting Industrial Espionage in America

The Quiet Threat: Fighting Industrial Espionage in America

by Ronald L. Mendell

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Overview

The erosion of the United States' intellectual capital is threatened by industrial espionage, warns legal investigator Mendell. He describes the techniques of industrial espionage, from simple observation to blackmail and bribery and examines the history of espionage in Britain and the United States. He then discusses traditional and novel countermeasures and the process of investigating and building criminal cases under the Economic Espionage Act of 1996. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780398079635
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Introduction
Paradox and Security3
A Brief Scenario7
The Rest of the Book9
Discussion11
For Further Reading11
Chapter 1.The Factory Visit (Observation)12
McDonnell Douglas 199315
Tredegar Iron Works 186117
Lowell National Historical Park18
Discussion20
Observation (Exercises)23
For Further Reading24
Chapter 2.Knowledge25
Trees and Seeds29
Technical Intelligence32
Francis Bacon, Prophet of Economic Intelligence Gathering34
SQL and Data Mining36
Discussion38
For Further Reading39
Chapter 3.Beginnings in England40
British Industrialism in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries43
Other Lessons46
Discussions47
For Further Reading49
Chapter 4.More Observation Techniques50
Computer Systems53
Mobile Computing57
Electronic Eavesdropping60
Infiltration62
Sales Force62
Trash Raiding64
Public Records64
Cloaking65
Discussion66
For Further Reading67
Chapter 5.Multi-Line Techniques68
Sources of Information69
Brainstorming75
Foreign Spies79
Targets and Trends80
Discussion81
Chapter 6.Power and Politics82
Bribery85
Disinformation88
Trade Secret Theft89
University Research Ploy91
Patents92
Ruses and Deception93
What the Vietnam War Taught Us95
Discussion97
Chapter 7.Countermeasures99
The Information Predator100
Road Maps106
A Word about Computer Security108
Discussion110
For Further Reading110
Chapter 8.Internal Intelligence111
The Information Predator Continues111
More Training117
Discussion125
Chapter 9.External Intelligence127
Building Intelligence Resources131
Discussion140
Chapter 10.Investigating Cases141
Investigative Checklist144
A Word about Civil Cases152
Background Investigations153
Discussion155
Chapter Notes157
Master Checklist167
Chronology185
Bibliography187
Index193

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