What are Bug Sweeps & TSCM?

Bug Sweep is the process of detecting eavesdrop devices, such as covert listening devices (bug), spy hidden cameras and tracking systems.

Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures (TSCM) is the US federal government abbreviation for electronic counter-surveillance process and procedures.

How likely is it that I’m being bugged?

Espionage is a real and growing problem in the UK and Europe. Just recently it has been reported that an estimated £21 billion per year in the UK alone is lost due to industrial espionage. It doesn’t just affect the famous; every year there is an increasing number of people and organisations who are victims of hacking identity theft, or see their intellectual property turn up in the hands of their competitors.

I think I may be compromised, what should I do?

If this is the case no action should be taken that might give a tip-off to the eavesdropper. Please follow our advice by clicking Contact Us

Who is at risk to have their privacy compromised?

We all see the issues with illegal eavesdropping every day on the news and read about it on the Internet. No company or person is immune from illegal eavesdropping; every year there is an increasing number of people and organisations who are victims of hacking identity theft, or have their intellectual property turn up in the hands of their competitors.

TSCM Pricing

Our pricing is in line with the reliable and technically competent surveys we perform.

We have the technology, training and top counter-espionage equipment such as REI to detect any device up to TSCM Threat Level 9.

Cost is based on the level of service to be provided, the number areas and other variables.

Call us anytime 24/7 to discuss your needs and and cost details, or use our Free Quote Form. There is no cost for consultation. After an interview we will be able to give you a quote.

Do you provide investigation and/or security services?

We are professional TSCM Specialists, and our focus is on counter-espionage.

In the UK, there are only 15-20 professional TSCM teams. This is due the specific and specialised skills required for performing an accurate sweep.

Do you provide TSCM services to everyone?

Shapestones Ltd reserves the right to refuse service in cases of suspected criminal conduct.

How quickly can you respond to a request?

We are able to respond within 24 hours for urgent requests. Let us know as soon as possible in order to promptly schedule a visit.

Regular sweeps can easily be scheduled weeks or months in advance.

How long does it take to carry out services?

A professional and complete TSCM Survey requires time. We don’t watch the clock, we take all the time necessary to provide the best service, without raising the price. 

A typical offices and conference room sweep may take 4/5 hours, sometimes longer, as various circumstances can affect the time (size of the area, large number of telephones lines, audio and video conferencing equipment).

TSCM Survey are often requested after working hours, in the evenings, or on weekends, to be as discreet as possible.

What about my privacy?

Protecting your data and financial details is very important to us.

Shapestones Ltd does not sell or share your personal data to anyone.