The Importance of Conducting a TSCM Bug Sweep
Today, there are many spy equipment that people can buy online. In recent years the purchase of spy equipment by almost anyone has increased. All you need to have is a credit card and these spy devices like electronic bugs, burst transmitters, and other similar spy devices can readily be made available to you. Now businesses are threatened increasingly by these people who buy these spy devices. The sensitive information of businesses such as proprietary product specifications or formulas, business plans, and client data can be exploited. There are many industrial spies today who seek to steal data that they can exploit for their own advantage. They can sell this information to other parties or use it for their own advantage.
Most of the basic bug sweeps in the TSCM industry will only scan for transmissions from covert devices and electronic signatures. You might want to ask what will happen if the bug is not a transmitter and the electronic signature is hidden within other electronics. Recording devices installed within other electronics cannot be detected by this method. And this makes a full, comprehensive TSCM bug sweep and security audit necessary for any business. What a TSCM provider will do is to conduct a bug sweep in which they will analyze the entire working environment include your staff, your practices, the premises, your technology, and external threats. When the full technical threat assessment is finished, a unique security package is then designed for the business catered to the specific environment and circumstances. All potential vulnerabilities will be covered that could exploit or steal information by this manner of conducting work.
There are more benefits in conducting security audits and TSCM bug sweeps than potential consequence of having data leaked or stolen. When businesses do the review of their annual operations, it is important that they conduct a simple cost/ benefit analysis. It costs greatly to have your sensitive information compromised, so that best thing to do is the pay for annual TSCM bug sweep and audit which only costs a fraction of the above. The reality is that most business would readily spend money to hire one security guard to greet their customers than spend for protecting against spies. Today, companies see that the cost of performing regular TSCM bug sweeps to protect their company assets are very reasonable when compared to the potential damages, both economic and reputational, that could come about from inadequate security protocols.
Any data that is sensitive to your company operations will remain secure while experts execute TCSM bug sweep and security stores.