Electronic SweepCorporate duty of care, due diligence, and privacy protection
Company officers have a fiduciary duty that obligates them to act in good faith and to act in the interests of company / business / corporation, company officers also have a duty of care to protect the business and its secrets, including the companies intellectual property. A regular electronic sweep of your offices shows you are exercising your duty of care to protect corporate secrets, intellectual property and the privacy of key individuals and staff.
A professional technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) or electronic sweep will identify all surreptitiously or illegally installed eavesdropping devices. Eavesdropping devices can take many forms including concealed cameras, including those operating on Wi-Fi frequencies, radio frequency microphone bugs, mobile phone surveillance devices operating on the GSM network, Bluetooth microphones concealed inside standard office items and furniture. Miniature digital recorders smaller than a paperclip.
Some of the warning signs that you may need to undertake a technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) electronic sweep are:
– People outside your inner circle have knowledge about the business they should not
– Competitors appear to be catching up on R&D quicker than expected
– A disturbance in the office, a possible break-in with nothing missing
– Your office door unlocked when you are sure you locked it
– Staff members defect to a competitor
If you note more then one of the above at your office or other suspicious or coincidental circumstances it maybe time to consider a electronic sweep by a counter espionage consultant
At Risk3 Consulting, we have been protecting the spoken word in Asia for almost 20 years, and our founder and chief TSCM security ronin, has resided in Hong Kong since 1992. We always take your concerns for your business seriously. Our electronic sweep services are second to none. We can normally respond to calls for business countermeasures electronic sweep quickly anywhere in Asia. We operate at the highest levels of confidentiality and integrity and will keep your local technical inspection as low key as possible. To find out how we can help protect your business and keep your competitive edge please give us a call – Always call away from the suspected area!