Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler by Luke Bencie

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By Luke Bencie

Every one enterprise day, a few 35,000 executives, scientists, specialists, and attorneys go through the nation's airports to locations around the globe. they convey, in addition to proprietary files and laptop records, the most recent in own digital equipment. despite the fact that, rigorously looking at so much of these travelers—beginning the instant they come on the airport and infrequently sooner—are uncounted numbers of espionage operatives.

These participants paintings for overseas intelligence prone and fiscal issues and search to split foreign company tourists from their exchange secrets and techniques. To prevail, they use many time-tested suggestions to entice unsuspecting tourists into susceptible or compromising positions. in addition they hire the most recent digital capability to thieve enterprise details usually at a distance from their prey. this is often the twenty first century, in any case, and fiscal and commercial espionage became multibillion-dollar corporations, using a big selection of the main refined capacity to procure proprietary info.

Luke Bencie is a veteran of this fight. He is aware in detail the threats enterprise tourists face and the way to wrestle these threats. In Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the company Traveler, Bencie offers every thing you must recognize to guard your self and your organization from tried espionage.

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Several countries, and possibly foreign companies, have developed the ability to overcome commercial computer intrusion-protection software and hardware. If you detect and report them, they can be explained away as a criminal activity; for example, some unauthorized person looking for passports, cash and other valuables. You should expect that officials will take no action to locate the thieves – proof positive that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Misdirection. You must know by now that it’s unadvisable to take sensitive information with you on an electronic device, especially to foreign destinations.

Never assume your valuables are secure in the hotel room safe. All hotel safes can be opened in seconds with a master key or code, often by your housekeeper. By keeping your valuables there, you have provided everything the espionage operative seeks in a single location. I once checked into a hotel in Bangkok only to find that the room safe had been accidently locked by the previous guest. The bellboy came up and pressed in the numbers 0000# and the safe magically opened. When I questioned him about it, he said many people make that mistake, so every safe in the hotel could be opened with the same code.

Pickpockets commonly try to distract or intimidate their prey to make their task easier. No one was better at this than Tony Slydini, who could reduce his victims to stupefaction. Using misdirection, operatives can conceal valuable BI/IP in nonassociated files – for example, MP3 music files, photo images or smartphone app shells that do nothing. Another imaginative ploy is renaming BI/IP files with dull-sounding names and burying them in unlikely directories. Varied and creative forms of misdirection emerged shortly after 9/11.

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