The world of corporate espionage isn’t restricted to the world of James Bond films or spy novels, it's a real threat to a variety of industries.
Financial and commercial gain is the primary driver of cybercrime.
What is Corporate Espionage?
Corporate espionage is also known as industrial espionage, corporate spying, or economic espionage, this practice involves the theft of a company's valuable data and information. Where a spy for MI6 acts on behalf of the government to uncover international secrets, corporate espionage occurs between rival businesses.
Like any form of cyber attack, this practice encompasses a wide range of techniques that are all designed to obtain sensitive information or disrupt business operations.