Kroll's Michael DuBose: Corporate Insiders Could Steal Trade Secrets

KrollAdvisoryLogoThe recent hacking allegations against China are potential distractions from the threat of corporate insiders stealing trade secrets and proprietary data, according to Kroll Advisory Solutions white paper released Tuesday.

“If hackers can do this much damage from the outside, just imagine what the individuals with the keys to the kingdom are capable of,” said author Michael DuBose, managing director and cyber investigations practice leader.

DuBose, a former chief of the Justice Department‘s computer crime and intellectual property section, acknowledged the potential effects of advanced persistent threats and other forms of hacking in his paper, the company said.At DOJ, he managed investigations and prosecutions involving computer network intrusions, international phishing schemes, botnets, hacktivist groups, copyright piracy, trade secret theft and data breaches.

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