PSIM Ambulance Chasing in Brussels

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 03, 2013

Desperate, shady PSIM marketing tactics continue. Last month, $50 million of diamonds were stolen from the Brussels airport. Now, a PSIM marketing manager tries to capitalize on that to sell his products. Unfortunately, their case for PSIM is incredibly weak ignoring obviously more valuable fundamental countermeasures.

The Heist

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Vendor's ***************

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The *******

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Comments (22)

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