KFI Exec Details Fishy Computer Use At Hacking Trial

Law360, San Francisco (April 10, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT) -- Two Korn/Ferry International employees dramatically increased their use of KFI's proprietary executive-search database shortly before leaving to help former corporate executive recruiter David Nosal launch a rival firm, a KFI executive testified Wednesday in Nosal's trial on hacking and trade secrets charges.

David Nosal left KFI in October 2004, and launched a competing executive recruitment firm shortly thereafter, according to the indictment. Prosecuting witness Marlene Briski, vice president of information services for KFI, told the California jury Wednesday that employees Becky Christian and Mark Jacobson used...
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