Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM)

The Threat

In this high tech era almost anyone has access to devices that can act as surveillance devices or bugs. Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), or bug sweeps can help individuals and businesses protect their privacy. While there are a lot of surveillance countermeasure service providers available, it is essential to use a trained, qualified investigators.

Common Devices

Hidden cameras: as technology improves cameras are getting better and smaller. Small cameras can be hidden anywhere now or even disguised as anything from air purifiers to smoke detectors.

Mobile Phone Spy Software: monitoring software downloaded to a mobile phone that can record calls, view complete web history and record the sound from the surroundings of the phone.

Wiretapping: an interception of telephone communication through the telephone signal.

Audio Surveillance: microphone device placed in an area to monitor and record communication. Like cameras, these can be hidden just about anywhere now and disguised as something as harmless as a power strip.

Why do I need Counter Surveillance Measures?

Is someone spying on you? Unfortunately, bugging and surveillance is more common and easier than ever. It can be done for any number of reasons, by a complete stranger or someone you know very well. What was the last time you used your credit card or checking account over the phone to pay a bill or purchase something? Identity theft has become extremely prevalent and criminals can use bugs to obtain your most important information. Offices or places of business are often targeted and bugged to steal valuable information or trade secrets which can lead to the total collapse of a company.

The services we provide:

  • Vulnerability audits
  • Wiretap detection
  • In Place Monitoring (IPM)
  • TSCM sweeps
  • Off Site RF Monitoring
  • Eavesdropping detection
  • TSCM surveys
  • SCIF Inspections (Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility)

The Equipment:

NCIS Counter surveillance sweeping system for detection of radio transmitting, wired and infrared bugging devices (frequency range up to 4.4 GHz).Uses digital receiver-spectrum analyser. Sweeping speed is 50 MHz per second. Analysis of signals on 2 antennas provides detection of all local transmitters not depending on the type of modulation.