Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace
Foreign economic collection and industrial espionage against the United States represent significant and growing threats to the nation's prosperity and security. Cyberspace—where most business activity and development of new ideas now takes place—amplifies these threats by making it possible for malicious actors, whether they are corrupted insiders or foreign intelligence services (FIS), to quickly steal and transfer massive quantities of data while remaining anonymous and hard to detect.
The National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States
In May 2010, President Barack Obama approved the National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States, 2009. This 2009 CI Strategy provides strategic direction and guidance for counterintelligence activities of the United States Government to include the Intelligence Community.