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Federal officials coming to SIUE to talk about corporate espionage

Federal officials will be on the SIUE campus Oct. 17 to discuss the growing concern over corporate espionage and cyber threats to businesses.

The program is called: “Made in America: Protecting our Business, Defending our Technology

Export Compliance, Travel Safety and Cybersecurity. It will be presented by the  FBI, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, and U.S. Department of Commerce on that Tuesday, from noon to 4 p.m. at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). Birger Hall. 30 N. Circle Drive, Edwardsville

The fee is $30 and registration is required by Friday, Oct. 13.

The program is being done in partnership with the International Trade Center at SIUE. The event will feature the premiere of the FBI movie “Made in America.”

 Corporate espionage is very real and a big concern to companies. International scams, theft of intellectual property, illegal purchases of controlled technologies are on the rise. Industry experts will share real stories from the trenches about these threats as well as practical strategies to protect you and your business.

The program will discuss:

 Protection of your company’s trade secrets.

 How to recognize insider threats in the workplace.

 Best practices for collaborating with foreign partners.

 International travel security.

 Understanding and complying with the legal requirements involved in exporting goods, technology, software and services.

 Identification & evaluation of “red flags” in export transactions.

 Export enforcement trends & managing violations.

 Establishment of compliance plans and risk management.

 Project Shield America: assisting industry and academic institutions to better understand current U.S. export laws.

 How to build stronger defenses against cyber-attacks.

The program will include a special viewing of “Made in America”, the latest FBI movie, not yet released to the public, based on a true story. This cautionary tale shows why every company should monitor the “red flags” exposing export control violations.

 Presenters are:

 Christian Anglin, Federal Bureau of Investigation

 Ryan Beck, Federal Bureau of Investigation

 Ryan Morris, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

 John Taylor, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

 To register go  online to

 or email

 Questions may be directed to (618) 650-3851 or email


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