An Arrest at Apple Shows How Corporate Spies Worm Their Way Into the System
Feb 5, 2019 | 09:30 GMT
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- Two cases in which engineers working on Apple's autonomous vehicle program allegedly stole trade secrets show that corporate espionage will continue to be a major threat to companies.
- Nevertheless, the prosecution of an insider may not necessarily discourage future employees from following the same path.
- The differences in the tactics in the two cases demonstrate that corporate spies will learn from the mistakes of predecessors, and adapt to changes in security policy.