CIA, Inc.: Espionage and the Craft of Business Intelligence / Edition 1

CIA, Inc.: Espionage and the Craft of Business Intelligence / Edition 1

by F. W. Rustmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574883887

ISBN-13: 9781574883886

Pub. Date: 02/19/2002

Publisher: Potomac Books

Every major government on earth recognizes the value of intelligence and employs an intelligence service to collect it. Businesses should be no different. Knowing how to gather information about the strength of your competitors, being able to anticipate their next move, and preventing them from stealing your secrets are critical keys to success in the new economy.…  See more details below

Overview

Every major government on earth recognizes the value of intelligence and employs an intelligence service to collect it. Businesses should be no different. Knowing how to gather information about the strength of your competitors, being able to anticipate their next move, and preventing them from stealing your secrets are critical keys to success in the new economy. Executives, entrepreneurs, and business school students must realize that the success of their companies partially depends on their effectiveness in the realm of business intelligence. This book teaches the principles of intelligence and counterintelligence using the CIA's methods as a model for the business world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574883886
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
02/19/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.66(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Sun Tzu and the Art of (Business) War
Pt. 1Business Intelligence: What It Is and Why We Need It1
1The Craft of Business Intelligence3
2The Importance of Intelligence12
Pt. 2The Collection Process23
3The Recruitment of Spies25
4Alternatives to Recruitment38
5Audio Operations53
6Computer Databases and the Internet80
7The Importance of Analysis95
Pt. 3Information Protection and Counterintelligence105
8Legal Issues and the Economic Espionage Act of 1996107
9Economic Espionage, Chinese Style113
10Economic Espionage and Protection of Intellectual Property120
11Source Protection133
12Corporate and Financial Fraud144
13Employee Vulnerability158
14CIA Defectors: How Could They Do It?169
Pt. 4Terrorism and Other Dangers Abroad177
15International Terrorism: Going from Bad to Worse179
16Doing Business Abroad188
AppComputer Databases199
Glossary Terms203
Index210
About the Author217

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