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Confidential Information Loss

US$600 billion & rising: Confidential Information & Trade Secret Theft

July 31, 2019

It is estimated by the US IP Commission that intellectual property or intangible asset theft costs the US economy between US$225 and US$600 billion annually – with China being pointed to as the main perpetrator. To put this into perspective, this equates to around FOUR times the value of gold is mined globally per annum…

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Confidential Information and trade secrets

Understanding Trade Secrets & Confidential Information

July 31, 2019

Countries – and companies – are collectively losing hundreds of billions of dollars a year through the loss of trade secrets and confidential information, with several Governments moving to make the theft of these assets a criminal offense. Today, the theft of these assets is the number one intangible asset risk companies face. However, many…

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Preventing the leakage of confidential information

Preventing the leakage of confidential information

July 30, 2019

The first and most important intangible asset risk is the leakage of critical confidential information. Most companies, unfortunately, leak like a sieve and are constantly losing valuable intangible assets out through customers, suppliers, and employees – but how can you prevent this?

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