“Elon Musk Accuses Tesla Employee of Sabotage” - New York Times, 2018
“Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed Twitter employee to spy on user accounts” – New York Times, 2018
“US imprisons Chinese scientist for theft of engineered rice seeds…Ventria spent millions of dollars developing seeds” - Intellectual Property Watch, 2018
We consult and train organizations on how to reduce the risk from within. Drawing from operational psychology, counterintelligence and threat management domains, we present a highly integrated methodology to enhance your team’s duty of care and internal Intellectual Property / Trade Secret protection portfolio.
A key provision of Trade Secret law is that the material is subject to "reasonable efforts to maintain its secrecy" (US Patent and Trademark Office). In other words, If you don't protect your information, it's not a Trade Secret.
The marketplace for insider threat detection software, or applied SIEM / User Activity Monitoring (UAM) has grown steadily as companies recognize the insider problem. What if your work environment is not conducive to employing these tools?
Robust Insider Threat and Workplace Violence programs start before the employee begins employment. Screening and Selection, artfully applied by Subject Matter Experts, resolves a substantial portion of your potential issues.