July 2015

  1. What Is The Law Surrounding Spy Cameras In Nursing Homes?

    What Is The Law Surrounding Spy Cameras In Nursing Homes?
    A number of scandals have hit the care home sector in recent years. Abuse, neglect and poor standards have unfairly tarnished the entire care sector due to the actions of a small minority. Sadly, this has caused a drop in confidence in the services provided to our families and loved ones in their times of need. This drop in confidence...
  2. What Is Technical Counter Surveillance?

    What Is Technical Counter Surveillance?
    In a previous article, we examined the principles and practices of basic counter surveillance; the simple common sense steps to take if you want to keep your private life private. We promised we’d explore the technical side of counter surveillance. Technical counter surveillance - who needs it? Everyone. The complexity and depth of counter surveillance measures varies according to the...
  3. What Is Counter Surveillance?

    What Is Counter Surveillance?
    You may not realise, but you probably conduct counter surveillance measures every week, if not every day. If you lock your computer screen when leaving it on, you’re making sure - whether intentionally or not - that people can’t look at what you’re working on. When you check over your shoulder to see if you’re being followed or watched, you’re...
  4. What Equipment Does A Private Investigator Need?

    Ask any private investigator what their most important piece of equipment is and they’ll probably tell you it’s their brain. They’re a funny bunch you see, and while they need a keen instinct for dodgy behaviour, they’re nothing without the standard tools of the trade. The role of a private investigator is quite varied and as such, you’ll need an...
  5. Counter Surveillance Threat - Why Is Wikipedia Changing Its Web Address?

    The Wikimedia Foundation, the charity the operates the Wikipedia website, announced last month (June 2015) that it would be changing its website address. The site, which has historically been found at the following URL - http://www.wikipedia.org - is now at https://www.wikipedia.org. What’s the difference? If you look carefully you’ll see that the new address has an ‘s’ before the colon...

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