insider theft

As Uncle Sam Cracks Down on Leaks, A Look At Ten Infamous Insiders

In the wake of Cablegate, the release of hundreds of thousands of pages of confidential diplomatic cables by the whistle blower site Wikileaks, the Obama Administration is cracking down on loose data management practices of the type that made Cablegate possible. But could you spot a malicious insider cheating your organization? Threatpost takes a look at ten infamous insiders in a new slide show.

Feds Raid Home of Former Raytheon Employee

Federal agents on Monday raided the Melrose, Massachusetts home of a missile systems expert who formerly worked at U.S. defense
contractor Raytheon. Several boxes of items were taken by FBI and Immigration
and Customs Enforcement agents from the home, which is owned by Richard M. Lloyd.

Ex Ford Engineer Arrested for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets

A former Ford Motor Company engineer has been indicted on charges of theft of trade secrets, attempted theft of trade secrets and unauthorized access to protected computers.  Xiang Dong Yu, also known as Mike Yu, was arrested last week as he entered the country at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. 

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