Monday, April 6, 2015

Companies Warned to Sweep for Bugging Devices

SA - Companies should regularly have their boardrooms and communication devices swept for bugging devices, and even consider using the controversial cellphone jammer* for meetings to protect their corporate intelligence, a private investigator has warned.

"It is perfectly normal, good security procedure, says Kyle Condon, managing director of DK Management Consultants.

Following the outrage over the use of a cellphone jamming device in Parliament, and suspended Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's suggestion in his court papers that an important board meeting was bugged, Condon says such tactics are not limited to governments. more

* The use of a cell phone jammer is illegal in the United States.