On Security

Your Company’s Data Could Be Most at Risk in the Places You Least Expect

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Dec 3, 2019 | 12:15 GMT
A corporate surveillance team examines security footage of an office entrance.

Corporate espionage remains a persistent and widespread threat to critical proprietary information -- and the financial future -- of many global businesses. This threat not only emanates from state actors, such as China and Russia, but from corporate rivals as well.


When asked why he robbed banks by a reporter, the notorious robber Willie Sutton apocryphally retorted "because that's where the money is." Sutton later denied having made this remark. But regardless of who (or if) anyone said it, the quote nevertheless highlights a fundamental truth of crime: criminals will select...

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