Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

technical surveillance countermeasures

1.) Techniques and measures to detect and neutralize a wide variety of hostile penetration technologies that are used to obtain unauthorized access to classified and sensitive information. Technical penetrations include the employment of optical, electro-optical, electromagnetic, fluidic, and acoustic means as the sensor and transmission medium, or the use of various types of stimulation or modification to equipment or building components for the direct or indirect transmission of information meant to be protected.

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Term Classification: intelligence

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 2-01.2: Joint and National Intelligence Support to Military Operations, updated January 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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