Technical surveillance countermeasures refers to the precautions that are taken by a firm when they try to look for any computerized devices that have been hidden in the building housing the firm by other people who have malicious reasons of getting sensitive information so that those devices can be removed and those who put them there arrested. There are many companies that provide TSCM services and it is important that you hire one of them and request that they send their trained personnel over to your place so that they can help with identification of different security issues that might be present and which can be used by the culprits to cause damage to your image.
Apart from identifying devices that have been put inside your office buildings for purposes of spying on you and your employees, the TSCM company will also look at your physical and electronic security systems and scrutinize them to ensure that they also identify any weak points that can be easily breached by the enemy for personal gains. When they finish analyzing your security systems, the firm will advice you about how to secure your establishment to prevent further cases of infiltration by unauthorized individuals to ensure that no espionage occurs.
Lastly, the TSCM firm that you hire will investigate all the communication gadgets and paths that your company has installed for purposes of exchanging valuable data so that they also verify their security levels and try to make amends where there is discovery of weak points that can be used by hackers to tap the information being transited. A thorough check can be conducted on all the communication resources within your establishment so that any areas of the systems which have been breached or are likely to be breached can be repaired to make it impossible for anybody who does not have the correct access codes from accessing information.
There are many reasons why you are supposed to allow a reputable TSCM agency to come into your business space and try to look at the different security features so that they can correct problems that might be available. First, your business’ interests will be safe when your TSCM agency does a good job of securing data items from outside influence and there will be no uproar and distrust for your business by loyal customers because any person planning to leak confidential data to cause sabotage cannot succeed. Secondly, discovery of any areas that are likely to be used by malicious users to create industrial espionage are exposed so that you security team keeps vigil to prevent that from happening while a solution is sought. Lastly, the TSCM process helps to assure that there is policy adherence in terms of assuring your customers, employees and partners that they are being protected by the company.