Legislation Introduced to Strengthen USA’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has introduced the Deterring Espionage by Foreign Entities through National Defense (DEFEND) Act, which would update the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) to better address the growing threat of economic and industrial espionage perpetrated by foreign actors. This legislation increases the damages available for victims … More Legislation Introduced to Strengthen USA’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage

Spying on Canada: Commercial Espionage Threats to Canadian Business

Canada can do more to protect its businesses from corporate espionage, says a former head of the country’s spy agency. In an interview on Monday 17th December, with CTV’s “Your Morning”, Dick Fadden, former national security adviser to Stephen Harper and past director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), outlined the increasing threat of … More Spying on Canada: Commercial Espionage Threats to Canadian Business

Nigerian Military Lifts Unicef Ban After ‘Spy’ Row

Nigeria’s military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities of the UN children’s agency Unicef in the north-east of the country. The BBC reported on Saturday that the military said this came after “extensive deliberations” during emergency talks with Unicef officials. Earlier on Friday, the army had accused the agency of spying for Islamist … More Nigerian Military Lifts Unicef Ban After ‘Spy’ Row