The real target of economic espionage are company’s intangible assets, particularly intellectual, structural, and relationship capital.
An alternative view about economic espionage and rationale for engaging in it?.
Governments’ desire to engage in more consistently potent legal prosecutions to ‘deter’ economic (cyber) espionage are challenged by existing international laws on espionage.
Calculating economic espionage costs – losses is best achieved if done on an industry sector basis.
The cost of economic espionage can be a reputation risk gamble.