Friday, March 23, 2012

TSCM Training & Counterespionage Education Around the World

Dever Clark + Associates
Eavesdropping Detection and Prevention Workshop (2 days) 

Eavesdropping detection and prevention, also known as ‘debugging’, ‘audio countermeasures’, ‘technical surveillance countermeasures’ (TSCM), or even ‘sweeps’, is the term used to describe the recognition, evaluation and minimisation of the threat from covert (and often illegal) electronic surveillance. This two-day non-technical workshop consists of no nonsense, practical advice on information security and eavesdropping prevention and is presented in terms, which can be understood by people without training in electronics. ... The workshop includes practical demonstrations and illustrations of common vulnerabilities. (more) (course brochure) Contact: Michael Dever, BSc (Security) CPP PSP

Eavesdropping Detections Solutions®
Basic Course in Electronic Eavesdropping Countermeasures
We are presenting a basic course in electronic eavesdropping countermeasures. The course is scheduled to take place from 02 – 13 July 2012 – Protea Waterfront Hotel, Centurion, Gauteng. Final date for registration is 25 June 2012. The course in electronic eavesdropping countermeasures, presented since 1998, is suitable for the individual who has no or little previous experience in technical surveillance countermeasures. The 80-hour course is presented over ten (10) working days. (more) Contact: Steve Whitehead

CBIA is hosting a three day international conference on business counterintelligence from 17 – 19 September 2012 at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, Pilansberg (What a venue!). The brochure and registration form attached. One of the key aims of the conference is to involve and to provide business executives, decision-makers, managers and business unit leaders with the insight to understand business counterintelligence and how it differs from other streams of information management practices. This is a vital conference for those responsible for the protection of information in their organisations. The conference sessions are highly informative, powerful and offers a wealth of opportunities for learning.  (more) (brochure) Contact: Steve Whitehead

Technical Security Branch (TSB) of Professional Development TSCM Group Inc.
Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC)
- April 23-25, 2012
The annual Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC) event (Cornwall, Ontario) is a three (3) day professional development and networking opportunity with a local, regional, national and international following of professional technical operators, TSCM specific and test & measurement based equipment manufacturers and service providers. Our annual CTSC conference event is an absolute must attend event for local, regional and international technical security professionals from the private sector, corporate security industry, financial sector, oil, gas and mining sector, government, law enforcement and military organizations and agencies. (more) Contact: Paul D Turner, TSS TSI

Research Electronics International (REI)
(Algood, TN)
TSCM courses are designed to teach the basic procedural concepts of conducting a countersurveillance investigation. Courses currently offered provide training on REI equipment as well as general sweep procedures. Classes are held in our unique training rooms that simulate suspect environments. Students use these project rooms to exercise their knowledge of the use of detection equipment. REI has 5 full-time, highly qualified instructors with many years of cumulative experience in the surveillance field. (more) (brochure) Contact: Mark S. Uker, Director of Training
Jarvis Intelligence Solutions (Tulsa, OK)
Technical Security Countermeasures

This 40 hour course of instruction is designed to provide the student with the basic skills and knowledge to conduct technical security countermeasures sweeps and surveys. Students will learn various types of equipment that can be utilized to implement electronic espionage operations and how to effectively identify, locate and neutralize these attacks. (more) Contact: Ray Jarvis, Director

There are are several more schools and providers. These are just the ones I know personally, and which have some good programs coming up soon. ~Kevin

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