By far the biggest threat in terms of economic espionage comes from China. The US lose $350-$600 billion annually to IP theft of which 87% from China. The World Intellectual Property Organization and the European Intellectual Property organization state 82% of the IP theft in Europe is from China. In Canada, the figure is cited at 80%. Organizations need support to mitigate these risks, therefore, Signpost Six has partnered with Nick Eftimiades to provide his deep expertise in our consultancy and training programmes.
Mr. Eftimiades has a long history of success as an innovator in the U.S. intelligence community. He is widely regarded for his expertise on China and national security aerospace issues.
Mr. Eftimiades authored books, reports, and numerous articles on China’s commercial espionage methods, national security and technology. His book “Chinese Intelligence Operations” is an examination of the structure, operations, and methodology of the intelligence services of the People’s Republic of China. It is widely regarded as the seminal work in the field.
We are grateful to have Nick in our Associate Network to support and shape insider risk management programmes.