Infiltrate corporate networks undetected and live there for lengthy periods of time
R.P. Eddy, CEO of Ergo a global intelligence firm, says, “I’ve worked on several M&A teams and strongly recommend to my clients that they run an audit on all their IP protections, cyber and otherwise, to see how well-protected [their IP] actually is and if they really own it. If it’s leaked out to China, Russia or a competitor, it will significantly factor into the financials in an acquisition, and not in a good way.” He had zero clients taking him up on the offer until the Verizon/Yahoo acquisition where upwards of 500 million user accounts were compromised by a state-sponsored actor. The deal price had to be restructured due to the credibility hit Yahoo took.
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