dcsimg
 

Statistics

By Keith Epstein  |  Posted 08-01-2001 Print

Statistics

55% of manufacturing companies with fewer than 1,000 employees said they spied on rivals in the past 12 months. Of these, 75 percent report industrial spying for competitive analysis, including using the Web and posing as a potential customer to glean pricing and other data.

SOURCE: TR CUTLER, INC.

The cost of economic espionage to U.S. Companies is estimated by the national counterintelligence center at $100 billion annually.



 

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
eWeek eWeek

Have the latest technology news and resources emailed to you everyday.

By submitting your information, you agree that cioinsight.com may send you cioinsight offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that cioinsight believes may be of interest to you. cioinsight will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

Click for a full list of Newsletterssubmit