Step 4 – The duration of the agreement should be recorded in the third section. The number of days, months or years from the effective date can be indicated in the “Available” box. NCASI would like to obtain a copy of these agreements if they are concluded and will treat them confidentially. Please send copies to Carol Williams (gro.isacn@smailliwc) in the NCASI company office. It is not necessary to conclude an agreement with service providers that are management companies of the NCASI, as these companies have already signed a comprehensive agreement limiting their use of NCASI resources. It is true that the theft of a trade secret by a consultant is feasible.