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What do you do when you detect an electronic surveillance device?

Sometimes, our clients become angry when devices are found and want to rip them from the walls or concealed conduits. Rather than destroying the surveillance units, we often recommend that the devices should be left in place and that an operation of control leakage be taken.  By replacing the power source with a weaker one, and positioning covert cameras to ...

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Do you conduct a physical search of the target area?

We believe that a physical search is the root of all counter-surveillance work and overlaps other technical procedures that are used. Our physical search is conducted in a thorough manner and a close visual inspection is undertaken, especially of cabling, file boxes, computer equipment, smoke detectors, wall clocks and desk lamps.  In this way, a physical search will uncover wired ...

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When do you conduct a TSCM sweep?

For operational security reasons, the sweep should be conducted without alerting suspicion.  Whilst it is preferable to conduct a sweep outside of normal business hours, such as evenings or weekends, other operational considerations must be addressed. For example, by setting up a fictitious but plausible meeting during business hours, an eavesdropper could be prompted to activate a range of devices ...

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What do you do before conducting a TSCM sweep?

Before we conduct a TSCM sweep, we have a meeting offsite with the Client. The purpose of this meeting is to establish the following: The level of threat This level of threat will vary from LOW (off-the-shelf consumer spy equipment) to HIGH (custom-developed sophisticated kit that is not commercially available). Building history It is important to understand the history of ...

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