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Eavesdropping Detection and Counterespionage Consulting enquiries are invited from corporate, government and professional security entities.

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What is the approximate cost of an inspection?

Use our simple Worksheet (on-line or print-&-fax) to tell us about your inspection requirements. You may even upload a floor map. We will promptly prepare an accurate estimate for you, which includes any travel expenses.

Our economical pricing makes long-term protection for your organization, very affordable. Our accurate estimates make budgeting very easy.

"If your organization does not routinely sweep for bugs,
at the very least, institute a
Phase 1 strategy."

Eavesdropping Detection Audits are charged on a per-phase basis.
All phases are completed during the same visit to your location.

Phase 1 - Radio Emissions Detection
Phase 2 - Full Area Inspections
Phase 3 - Communications Examination
The following examples include all phases.

Small (includes most residences)
• Five small offices (≈1250 s/f).
• Five telephones or speakerphones.
Location for estimate purposes: New York City.
Final written report, all expenses.

Minimum assignment charge - $4,600.00 per inspection.

• Ten small offices (≈2500 s/f).
• One medium sized office / conference room (≈550s/f).
• Eleven telephones or speakerphones.
• One fax machine.
Location for estimate purposes: New York City.
Final written report, all expenses.

Less than $6,750.00 per inspection.

• Seven small offices (≈1400 s/f).
• Three medium sized offices / conference room (≈ 1500 s/f).
• One large office / Boardroom (≈1000 s/f)
• Fifteen telephones or speakerphones.
• One audio-visual equipment rack.
• One video teleconferencing system.
• Two fax machines.
Location for estimate purposes: New York City.
Final written report, all expenses.

Less than $10,000.00 per inspection.

Based on offices being within the same general area of each other.
Prices are reduced for subsequent inspections of the same areas.

Eavesdropping Detection Audits are charged on a per-phase basis.

Electronic eavesdropping detection audits are charged on a per-level basis.

Phase 1 - Radio Frequency Spectrum Examination
Radio transmitters are the most common eavesdropping devices in use today. Room and telephone bugs transmit audio; spycams may transmit both audio and video. Computer data and keystrokes may also be transmitted out of the area, wirelessly. We detect and track down this large family of bugging devices by conducting a detailed examination of the radio-frequency spectrum. This Radio Frequency Spectrum Examination is the core component of the eavesdropping detection sweep. It is usually conducted every 2-4 months

Each exam covers large areas economically; about 10,000 square feet per exam. By strategically locating exam points, whole office buildings, or just specific floors, may be inspected; inconspicuously, and in a short amount of time. Since transmitters may be remotely located from their microphones, this whole-building approach is recommended. Residences, with vehicles, are usually completed with just one exam.

When budgets do not allow full exams as frequently as you would like, the Radio Emissions Detection exam provides a basic level of security.

Note: All levels of service include a written report, and valuable information security recommendations based on our on-site observations.

Wireless LAN Security Audit & Compliance Examination
This exam is part of the Radio Emissions Detection exam whenever Wi-Fi is being used in the area. It can determine if your system is open and easily available to intruders and eavesdroppers.

We can also detect rogue appearance points which could have been surreptitiously attached to your system. This can also innocently occur when employees plug their own wi-fi transmitters into your network without mentioning it to anyone, thus leaving your computers and information vulnerable.

If any of these privacy laws and directives apply to your business, you need to know if you have compliance deficiencies. Fines for non-compliance are costly.

• Sarbanes-Oxley Act – U.S. Public Companies
• HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
• GLBA – Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act
• PCI-DSS – Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
• FISMA – Federal Information Security Management Act
• DoD 8100.2 – Use of Commercial Wireless Devices, Services, and Technologies in the Department of Defense Global Information Grid
• ISO 27001 – Information Security Management
• Basel II Accord – Banking
• EU - CRD (Cad 3) – EU - Capital Requirements Directive - Banking

Phase 2 - Full Area Inspection
Key areas, such as executive offices, conference and Board rooms, require an additional level of attention to detect the next most common class of eavesdropping devices — the ones which do not transmit via radio waves, or may be activated via remote control.

This group includes: miniature voice recorders; sound extraction via wire, carrier current, infrared, ultrasonic or laser microphones; covert video (spycams); and keystroke loggers (which record to internal memories). These devices may be secreted in hollow walls, false ceilings, furniture, fixtures and other common items which have a legitimate place in the room, such as power strips, radios and clocks.

A complete visual examination is conducted with the aid of Non-Linear Junction detection, Thermal Emissions Spectrum Analysis, and additional instrumentation.

Phase 3 - Communications Examination
Telephones (analog, digital, VoIP), speakerphones, fax machines, print centers, video-teleconferencing equipment and their associated wiring / equipment racks may be commandeered for eavesdropping purposes.

When your concerns involve interception of communications, an inspection of these systems is also recommended.

Our communications equipment examination is actually a battery of tests which include: electrical measurements; radio-frequency emissions detection; audio leakage detection; digital to analog conversion; an equipment room security check; physical inspection of wiring; non-linear junction detection / frequency domain reflectometry of the wiring to locate remote attachments; inspection of set-up menus to discover activation of features which facilitate remote eavesdropping; and an internal physical inspection to locate foreign devices and circuit modifications.

Upon completion of our exams, government-level security tape (serial numbered) is placed over the access points to your equipment. You may periodically inspect these seals yourself to detect tampering, or an unauthorized swap of equipment.

Written Reports
Written reports document our efforts, and are proof of your due diligence.

Our reports detail: the locations inspected, our findings, non-electronic information security observations, recommendations for remediation, and an explanation of our inspection methodology and instrumentation. On most assignments, photographs, floor maps and an annual inspection log are also included.

You also receive private access to our 100+ page report supplement:
Business Espionage Countermeasures & Checklists: Everything you need to know to counter the most common business espionage techniques. Always available to you on-line, and continually updated — because it is good to know today what you might be up against tomorrow.

Murray Associates TSCM / Eavesdropping Detection
2013 Fee & Expense Schedule
International rates upon request.

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