Technical surveillance involves the use of discrete or covert instruments such as CCTV cameras, listening devices and GPS trackers deployed in order to gather information and real time alerts about unapproved or insidious actions on owned property or in relation to owned assets.
Technical surveillance is often deployed for reasons such as:
• Confirming that processes and procedures are being adhered to;
• Identifying the sources of information leaks or breaches of confidentiality;
• Monitoring sites, valuable assets, or people; and
• Post incident investigation and / or obtaining evidence of crime