An end to eavesdropping?
John Little examines the importance of TSCM and ensuring that no one else is listening into your private conversations
Eavesdropping is historically a medieval term from when most dwellings were single storey, the roof rafters supported on the top of the walls, the roofing material laid on the rafters. Thus, anyone standing under the eaves would be able to hear what was being said in the house through the air gap between wall and roof. Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, written around 500 BC refers to intelligence and intelligence gathering. There are references to espionage in . . .