Beating the bugs

Last updated 1 Jun 13 @ 11:00 |
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Devices used to detect unauthorised covert surveillance are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Iain McGhie reveals how to bridge the gap between performance and affordability


Although it doesn’t often make the headlines, unauthorised covert surveillance or bugging can have a very serious effect on both state and commercial security. Constant vigilance is required and regular sweeping of vulnerable or high-risk areas by technical surveillance counter measures teams (TSCMs) is essential.

People who might seek to bug a location have increasing access to ever-cheaper surveillance devices. A quick internet search yields a whole variety of viable bugging devices at a . . .

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