industrial espionage

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industrial espionage

n
(Commerce) attempting to obtain trade secrets by dishonest means, as by telephone- or computer-tapping, infiltration of a competitor's workforce, etc
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through commercial espionage can have devastating effects on the targeted
China promised Washington last year it wouldn't hack computer systems for the purposes of commercial espionage.
France has nothing like the capabilities of the NSA and CIA, but evidence suggests it plays the game just like other major powers, especially when it comes to commercial espionage.
Further, the growing volume and strength of cyber-attacks and commercial espionage along with rising proclivity of mobile devices loss and theft is further empowering the adoption of encryption solutions for enabling secure transmission of data across these devices and abstaining commercial espionage and cyber-attacks.
electronic surveillance goes beyond combating terrorism and has political targets and may even involve commercial espionage.
Theft of operations information for commercial espionage has been around long before networks and cyber security showed up.
Acts of commercial espionage indicate that the Chinese are looking as closely at economic secrets as they are military or diplomatic secrets.
The maximum penalty for commercial espionage is seven years in prison, while a bribery conviction could see them jailed for up to five years.
Relations between Australia and China were soured by the arrest in China of an Australian mining executive for commercial espionage and by the granting of an Australian visa to an exiled ethnic Uighur leader, which infuriated Beijing.
10 (ANI): Relations between China and Australia are likely to take a turn for the worse with authorities in Beijing accusing the British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto of engaging in commercial espionage that cost China about 100 billion dollars.
As any motor racing petrolhead will tell you, people working for McClaren wouldn't touch anything of Ferrari provenance with a bargepole in the current climate of commercial espionage.

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