News 2017-06-18T18:07:46+00:00

Corporate Espionage and Countermeasures News

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Google to pull in the reins on email snooping.

Google to stop scanning Gmail for ad targeting SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 — Google said yesterday it would stop scanning the contents of Gmail users’ inboxes for ad targeting, moving to end a practice that has fueled privacy concerns since the free email service was [...]

June 25th, 2017|

Corporate spying costs billions, can it be stopped? article from CNBC

If your company has valuable assets of any kind- be it information, technology, even your own valuable personnel- you can be sure there is a target on your back for someone who would like to either bring you down or at least take part of your value for themselves. Not all enemies are cyber hackers trying to break in to your computer network or people walking out with a thumb drive of documents. Many may be insiders already within your walls looking to intercept any piece of information or communications they could use for their own benefit. This information could include executive schedules, hiring and firing plans, new product development and timing, or anything else they could turn around and use against you or sell to a competitor.

June 18th, 2017|

Concealed camera at animal shelter prompts sweep of other city facilities.

The recent discovery of a hidden camera in the city animal shelter won’t spur a criminal prosecution, authorities say, but is the subject of an ongoing internal inquiry, and it factored into the dismissal June 2 of longtime City Marshal Mike Harris. The discovery of the camera prompted a search of other city facilities, which turned up another concealed camera focused on an office/storage area doorway related to a specific loss prevention concern. 

June 14th, 2017|