Protecting Trade Secrets in an Age of Cyber Insecurity
If your company electronically stores or transmits trade secrets, they are at risk. Cybercrime is, after all, its own industry now. The corporate world has entered an age of cyber espionage far beyond unsophisticated phishing emails and run-of-the-mill malware. And a new era of IP-focused data breach litigation is not far behind.
Against that background, this article examines an important tool for understanding the cybersecurity standard that a company will need to meet in a litigation environment, and also for fighting back. It is none other than old-fashioned trade secret law.