Placing up security cameras can be a legal battlefield if you’re proven to be violating the law. Here are the things you need to know legally when considering the placement of residential security systems around a property
You need to be aware of how criminals and terrorists operate and what they look for in their victims; if you know this, you can hopefully avoid becoming a victim yourself.
The ability to detect suspicious activity early in the planning phase is the primary means of defeating a terrorist attack. Thus, surveillance detection (SD) has become critical to successful intelligence collection, counter terrorism and security operations. By applying effective surveillance detection to security and counter terror operations we can effectively detect and prevent terrorist attacks in the planning phases, reduce the number of attacks and allow for safer operations in high risk environments.
Many protective service providers and law enforcement agencies have protective intelligence units that conduct investigations, manage threat assessments and provide tactical, operational and strategic analysis of the information they uncover. However, they may fail to utilize the contemporary collection and analysis methods used by today’s intelligence professionals but rather lean on the standard criminal investigation processes they have always performed.
Surveillance is a skill learned best through experience, however tactics and techniques can also be improved via tips and tricks from seasoned practitioners. This article contains some very effective tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting surveillance investigations, for both private investigators as well as for protective intelligence assignments.
Surveillance Detection & Global Business As we continue this series of articles discussing surveillance detection (SD), it is only natural that we explore the use of SD by global business to mitigate and prevent attacks on their businesses. The National Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism reports that around 20% of international […]
Individuals face a variety of threats in today’s global environment. By developing and applying a Surveillance Detection (SD) plan to the targets daily protection operations you can significantly reduce the likelihood of an attack on your target. Before surveillance detection (SD) can be used to prevent or deter an attack, you must […]
Hostile surveillance detection is one of the few security techniques that preempts danger. As the name suggests it is the art of identifying an individual or group that is attempting to obtain intelligence by placing your client under surveillance. Its main advantage as a security tool is that it is proactive rather than reactive.
Surveillance Detection A key skill for security and counter-terrorism professionals History has taught us that certain kinds of activities can indicate terrorist plans are in the works, especially when they occur at or near high profile or sensitive sites, places where high profile individuals reside or work, or where large numbers of people gather like […]
The Silent Witness & Hacking With the proliferation of mobile phones in the public domain, many myths surround the actual truth that lies behind this wireless technology and the inappropriate use of the word Hacking associated with them in recent times. In my past role in a Police Technical Support Unit, I have interrogated […]