“Trade Secret Theft—Managing the Growing Threat in Supply Chains”
Learn the Steps You Can Take to Mitigate the Risks of
Trade Secret Theft
As much as 75% of most organizations’ value and revenue source are in intangible assets, IP and proprietary competitive advantages. Trade secret theft costs industry billions of dollars each year and no company is immune.
This whitepaper outlines challenges, examples, best practices and practical steps a company can take, PLUS offers a range of case studies, including:
A former Ford Motor Co. engineer copied 4,000 Ford documents onto an external hard drive and went to work for a competitor. Ford estimated that it suffered more than $50 million in losses.
An employee at Valspar Corporation unlawfully downloaded proprietary paint formulas with the intent of taking them to a new job. The formulas were valued at $20 million, approximately 1/8th of Valspar’s reported profits in the year the employee was arrested.
73% of companies surveyed had been hacked via their web applications within the past 24 months