Theft of intellectual property is one of the top three risk facing business today, according to the 2013 Advanced Threat Report from FireEye. And it is hardly surprising that companies and regulators are starting to take the issue more seriously.
In the US, listed companies will have to notify the SEC if a loss of IP presents a material risk to the business, and other regulators are watching the US move with interest. At the same time, the growth of sophisticated malware attacks – launched both by nation states and commercial entities – is often as much a result of a desire to steal commercial secrets, as it is to disrupt businesses.
This panel discussion will look at:
The significance of IP theft to businesses
How it fits in with other attack motivations identified in the FireEye report
How to identify attacks aimed at compromising IP
Defensive measures organisations can take to counter the threat