Sean O'Meara

  1. Can I Track An Employee That Drives Their Own Car?

    Can I Track An Employee That Drives Their Own Car?

    Tracking is one of the most effective legal forms of surveillance and counter-surveillance. It places a person in a specific place at a specific time and provides robust evidence that...
  2. What Is Night Vision?

    What Is Night Vision?

    Why do we need night vision? So we can see at night is the basic answer, but when you take into account that nocturnal animals have managed for millions of...
  3. How To Listen Through Walls

    How To Listen Through Walls

    There are a number of reasons why it might be necessary to know how to listen through walls. You might be an employer monitoring suspected unethical behaviour from your staff...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Have You Been Watching American Netflix From The UK? Then You Need To Read This.

    If you’ve been accessing American Netflix from outside the UK, you will  most likely have been using a virtual private network (VPN) in order to make the Netflix servers mistakenly...
  10. Encryption Is Now a Human Right, According to the United Nations

    Encryption Is Now a Human Right, According to the United Nations

    On May 31st this year the United States Senate had a rare Sunday sitting in which the members voted on the controversial Patriot Act, a piece of legislation that would...

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