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6/26/2019
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McAfee Sues 3 Former Staffers Now at Rival Tanium

Lawsuit alleges sales representatives stole trade secrets from McAfee before joining Tanium.

McAfee has filead a lawsuit against former members of its sales team who left the company for jobs at competitor Tanium in the past year.

The filing, which was first reported by Cyberscoop yesterday, alleges that Jennifer Kinney, Alan Coe, and Percy Tejeda participated in a conspiracy to pilfer McAfee sales secrets and customer strategies in their new positions at Tanium.

Tejeda, former director of finance at McAfee, hired Kinney and Coe to join him at Tanium, according to the suit. McAfee then conducted a forensic analysis of Kinney and Coe's McAfee computers and discovered they had copied and taken sensitive files from the company before they resigned for their new positions at Tanium. 

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6/30/2019 | 10:29:13 AM
Data at Rest
Seems pretty clear cut case. This is why IP needs to be protected more stringently. If you restrict your drives so that writing is allowed but transmission functions such as copy and paste are restricted then you would minimize the overall risk of this occurence.
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