The Latest in TSCM/Bug Sweep Technology

By Paul Cicarella Jr.

Editor’s note: This article was written by Paul Cicarella about his certification experience at REI’s Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) training. The opinions expressed here belong to Paul Cicarella.

In February of 2019, investigators gathered at the Research Electronics International (REI)’s Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) training to stay on top of today’s cutting edge counter-surveillance and TSCM/bug sweeping technology.

Over a period of five days, technical security professionals reviewed tactics and best practices with attendees, shedding light on advanced techniques and new technology. The professionals at REI work with a variety of security specialists including federal agencies, local municipalities, and world corporations as well as private sector agencies and companies. In order to be proficient, trainers allowed attendees to work with top of the line TSCM equipment. This equipment allows agencies and companies to test for a wide range of technical threats and ultimately eliminate those threats.

REI’s Core Concepts Course consisted of hands-on training in the fields of telephone testing, free space radio frequency (RF) detection, and non-linear junction detection, which involves using equipment to detect electronic semi-conductor components. The course also covered the key fundamentals of a technical security investigation to ensure that investigators complete each investigation fully and …read more

Source:: Private Invest