Foreign spies stealing US economic secrets in cyberspace [electronic resource] : report to Congress on foreign economic collection and industrial espionage, 2009-2011 / Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive.
[Washington, D.C.] : Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, 
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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.
US technologies and trade secrets at risk in cyberspace. The appeal of collecting in cyberspace -- Large but uncertain costs -- Pervasive threat from intelligence adversaries and partners. China : persistent collector -- Russia : extensive, sophisticated operations -- US partners : leveraging access -- Outlook. Near certainties -- Possible game changers.