Foreign spies stealing U.S. economic secrets in cyberspace
Foreign economic collection and industrial espionage against the United States represent significant and growing
threats to the nation’s prosperity and security. Cyberspace—where most business activity and development of
new ideas now takes place—amplifies these threats by making it possible for malicious actors, whether they are
corrupted insiders or foreign intelligence services (FIS), to quickly steal and transfer massive quantities of data
while remaining anonymous and hard to detect.
Read the entire report at http://www.ncix.gov/publications/reports/fecie_all/Foreign_Economic_Collection_2011.pdf