Podcast | Risk Takers Series #05 Corporate Counterespionage
Its not always the stuff of cold war spy novels but corporate or economic espionage continues to affect businesses all over the world both large and small at an exponential rate. It seems like there’s a new breach every time you turn on the news. The difference is the biggest companies have the resources and budget the protect themselves. But where does that leave SMBs? In this week’s episode, Brent and Dell Spry sit down to discuss the growing threat of corporate espionage, how businesses are exposing their intellectual property. They’ll also cover simple steps small businesses can take to stop those efforts in their tracks. Tune in to this fascinating discussion.
Dell Spry, a former FBI investigator and counterespionage expert, sits down to discuss the biggest case of insider theft in U.S. History: The Aldrich Ames Case. Hear how he, along with the help of the…Listen Now
Dell Spry, a former FBI investigator and counterespionage expert, sits down to discuss the biggest case of insider theft in U.S. History: The Aldrich Ames Case. Hear how he, along with the help of the CIA, and the fellow FBI agents used their cunning, hard work, and old fashioned investigative work to capture and convict most infamous CIA officer-turned traitor: Aldrich Hazan “Rick” Ames. Beginning in 1985 the CIA experienced the unparalleled loss of its of Soviet assets, which nearly destroyed the government’s ability to gather intelligence on the Soviet Union. In this interview Mr. Spry discusses his personal involvement in the case as the FBI’s lead investigator including many of the investigative methods they used. Hear never before details about the harrowing investigation to not only investigate and convict the highest ranking government official ever accused of spying, but to protect future Russian assets. In 1991, the quest led them to search for a Soviet spy in the CIA. They came to identify that spy as CIA Case Officer, Aldrich Hazan “Rick” Ames, a long-time CIA case officer and analyst. In February of 1994, Ames was arrested by the FBI and sentenced to life in prison.Listen Now