Adam Hickey is the Deputy Assistant Attorney General (DAAG) for National Asset Protection in the National Security Division U.S. Department of Justice where he combats national security threats from cybercrime and economic espionage. David Laufman is the chief of the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section as NSD where he investigates and prosecutes economic espionage, cybercrime, export control and sanctions violations.
This episode references:
- Foreign Spies: Stealing U.S. Economic Secrets in Cyberspace (2011 ONCIX report)
- Economic Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. §1831-1832
- Executive Order 13694 (April 1, 2015)
- U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Entity List
- Update to the IP Commission Report, February 2017
- The Trade act of 1974 and Section 301
- U.S.-China Cyberspace norms developed in 2015
- United States v. Wang Don, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, Gu Chunhui, Indictment
- USDOJ Press Releases about charges and sentencing perpetrators of trade theft: February 2012 for DuPont white pigment, July 2016 for military information, October 2016 for Monsanto corn seeds, February 2017 for rice seeds, and May 2017 for undisclosed software.
- Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
- ZTE Settlement for Sanctions Violations
- Forbes article estimating US cybercrime losses at $2 Trillion