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== Description ==
 
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== Risk Factors ==
 
== Risk Factors ==
A competitor can try to discovery your new product and introduce to the market first than you. Or try to get the secret information about your success. Or try to get your client database information.
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Competitors can attempt to discover your new product and introduce it to the market before you. They can also attempt to gain access to proprietary trade secrets or acquire client database information.
  
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
 
=== Destructive Competition ===
 
=== Destructive Competition ===
: In 2007 the McLaren Mercedes, the leading team in the Formula One championship, was fined $100 million and excluded from the constructor’s title in connection with the spying scandal that has plagued the sport all season.
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: In 2007, the McLaren Mercedes Formula One championship team was implicated in a spying scandal that plagued the sport for the remainder of the season. In response, they were fined $100 million and excluded from the constructor’s title.
  
 
=== Cooperative Competition ===
 
=== Cooperative Competition ===
: If two companies are competing for business, but exchange some information about the market, they can improve their products to increase their sales.
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: If two companies are competing for business but exchange some information about the market, they can improve their products to increase their sales.
  
 
==Related [[Attacks]]==
 
==Related [[Attacks]]==

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Description

Competition is an interaction between individuals from the same species or different species (Human, animal or vegetal) who dispute something. This dispute may be for food, for territory, for light, for employment, for female, for male and so on. So the competition is an incentive for self-improvement, it is necessary to overcome the expectations to win it. The competition can be destructive, when the individual/group/organism seeks to benefit by damaging/eliminating competing or cooperative, when there is improvement of their level by the manner through peaceful exchange and without violating other people.

Risk Factors

Competitors can attempt to discover your new product and introduce it to the market before you. They can also attempt to gain access to proprietary trade secrets or acquire client database information.

Examples

Destructive Competition

In 2007, the McLaren Mercedes Formula One championship team was implicated in a spying scandal that plagued the sport for the remainder of the season. In response, they were fined $100 million and excluded from the constructor’s title.

Cooperative Competition

If two companies are competing for business but exchange some information about the market, they can improve their products to increase their sales.

Related Attacks

TBD

Related Vulnerabilities

TBD

References