Doug Bedell — June 13, 2016, 7:41 am

Corporate Events Can Post Security Risks

Corporate meetings and events are places for internal information exchange that can also become targets for external eavesdropping, Security Magazine warns.

“Competition is at an all-time high and with so much at stake, some organizations and even nation-states are engaged in corporate espionage to find out what the competition is planning,” Security warns.

“Education is the best defense against the theft of the organization’s information assets. Analysis of corporate espionage activities found that just one event resulted in a loss of ten years of research and tens if not hundreds of millions of dollars in research and development funding, as well as a decline in market share.”

Take time to understand the threat and “how best to go about protecting the confidential and sensitive documents that accompany most corporate events…”

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