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SCMT538 - Industrial Espionage


This course provides a framework for understanding and protecting against industrial espionage. It reviews the history of industrial espionage, current methods of information elicitation, and explores counterespionage options to defend organizations. Students will also learn how companies place their proprietary and protected information at risk as well as how to prevent unwanted information disclosure. Topics such as the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 and operational counterintelligence are covered. The purpose of the course is to teach how to recognize and neutralize serious threats to both business and government entities.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying
ISBN: 9780521543712
Publication Info: Cambridge University Press
Author: Nasheri, Hedieh
Unit Cost: $42.39
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: The Quiet Threat - 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780398079635
Publication Info: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd
Author: Ronald Mendell
Unit Cost: $45.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A