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Corporate Cloak-and-Dagger Operations

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Corporate Cloak-and-Dagger Operations

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Corporate Cloak-and-Dagger Operations

Corporate Cloak-and-Dagger Operations

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The great Coke caper of 2006 went like this: Three thieves allegedly try to steal Coca-Cola's secret recipe and sell it to arch-rival Pepsi. Unfortunately for the thieves, Pepsi called the police. How are companies working to keep secret formulas and inventions safe?

Guests:

Mark Pendergrast, author of For God, Country & Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company that Makes It

Ira Winkler, president of the Internet Security Advisors Group; author of Spies Among Us: How to Stop the Spies, Terrorists, Hackers, and Criminals You Don't Even Know You Encounter Every Day

Harold Copus, former FBI agent; president of Investigative Solutions, a security consulting and private investigative company in Atlanta