Building Beyond Tomorrow

FBI Chicago, Bloch Quantum Tech Hub partner to secure region’s quantum assets through first-of-its-kind conference

Industry, government, academic leaders met at Fermilab to build communication channels aimed at protecting emerging innovations, creating national model.

A software engineer at Google was charged earlier this year with stealing hundreds of artificial intelligence secrets from the company and using them to help Chinese companies. A former General Electric engineer was convicted in 2022 of conspiring to steal trade secrets about the company’s gas and steam turbine technology, which he secretly embedded in a photo of a sunset and sent to an accomplice in China. An engineer in California was convicted in 2020 of stealing smartphone signal-filter technology from his company and sharing it with co-conspirators in China.