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Protecting Trade Secrets and National Security

The threat to America’s trade secrets—and to our national security—is real, whether it comes in the form of international spies, hackers probing online security systems, or disgruntled employees out for revenge. While the FBI vigilantly investigates cases of industrial espionage and theft of intellectual property, the Bureau also places great emphasis on preventing such crimes by educating industry on ways to keep trade secrets safe.

Nov 27, 2012 04:30 PM

Protecting Trade Secrets and National Security

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The FBI vigilantly investigates cases of industrial espionage and theft of intellectual property, but the Bureau also places great emphasis on preventing such crimes by educating industry on ways to keep trade secrets safe. One such innovative program in North Carolina’s Research Triangle is a collaborative effort with other federal partners called RED DART.

The threat to America’s trade secrets—and to our national security—is real, whether it comes in the form of international spies, hackers probing online security systems, or disgruntled employees out for revenge. RED DART seeks to mitigate the threat by raising counterintelligence awareness.

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