Whitenews Issue 18

Reputational Damage- information loss has a direct impact on companies’ stock prices. An embarrassing leak from Google saw the internet search giant US$20 billion in its stock value in just eight minutes

EU attempts to clarify ‘trade secret confusion’ and harmonise legislation. The aim is to achieve uniform and effective protection for organisations against industrial espionage, and definition for the term ‘trade secret’

Not just large corporations that need to safeguard against Espionage. SME’s more vulnerable to spying and reportedly, 85-90% of leaks are perpetrated by a company insider who has legitimate access to information

Biopharmaceutical firm N8 Medical sue Colgate for US$1 billion, claiming the company stole its trade secrets to make mouthwashes and toothpastes

Read More