Assignment_3 - Proprietary Security Online Assignment 1....

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Proprietary Security Online Assignment 1. What does economic espionage have to do with private security?  Why is it an issue that  officials should be concerned with?  (Schweizer article) As the world becomes a global market, companies and governments try to steal  economic information in order to stay competitive. Private Security is needed to protect  secret economic information of companies and governments from competitors.  Economic espionage is a big concern because many times the information is obtain  through members or employees of the company itself. Also other countries are  becoming more advanced in hacking computer mainframes and stealing information and  the number of countries that embrace economic espionage as a competitive tool is  expected to grow.  Question 1: What was the first coherent, modern body of criminal law created by the U.S. designed  to deter economic espionage? A. Economic Crisis Act B. International Affairs Act C. National Espionage Act D. Economic Espionage Act E. None of the Above 2. Competitive Intelligence is a valuable commodity in the corporate world.  What are some  ways for companies to safeguard their important information?  (Fitzpatrick article) Competitive Intelligence is a valuable commodity in the corporate world.  Some ways for  companies to safeguard their important information include: a) advise employees that  certain organizational information, processes and/or technologies have been assigned to  a trade secret designation; b) limiting trade secret access to those persons with a 
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course CJ 385 taught by Professor Nalla during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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