Published by Al Saikali

March 2012

This final blog entry in the series about economic cyber-espionage focuses on what, if anything, the government can do and is doing to limit cyber attacks that result in the theft of billions dollars worth of intellectual property and confidential proprietary information.

The issue of cyber-espionage is receiving attention from the highest levels of government. 

This series of blog entries on foreign economic cyber-espionage arose from a recent government report detailing the source, extent, and threat of cyber-espionage to the U.S. economy.  This entry focuses on the cost of this espionage to the U.S. and global economy.

The National Counterintelligence Executive report finds that the threat of cyber-espionage applies to