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The Reality of Intellectual Property (IP) Data Protection: 3 Ways to Combat Everyday Risks

By Kishen Sridharan, Managing BPM Consultant on Jun. 2, 2014 View Comments

The Reality of Intellectual Property (IP) Data Protection: 3 Ways to Combat Everyday Risks

In a landmark case last week, the U.S. Justice Department charged five Chinese officials with hacking into the networks of the U.S. Steel Corporation and Westinghouse Electric. Unfortunately, the theft of corporate secretsfrom what is estimated to be more than 3,000 American companies in one report circulated last yearis nothing new. Intellectual property (IP), which contains proprietary information such as treasured trade secrets, research, or publications that are pending copyright, is one of the most prominent targets of hacker attacksand yet, it’s one of the most weakly guarded.

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