RA-6: Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Survey
- NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4:
- RA-6: Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Survey
Employ a technical surveillance countermeasures survey at [Assignment: organization-defined locations] [Assignment (one or more): [Assignment: organization-defined frequency] , when the following events or indicators occur: [Assignment: organization-defined events or indicators] ].
A technical surveillance countermeasures survey is a service provided by qualified personnel to detect the presence of technical surveillance devices and hazards and to identify technical security weaknesses that could be used in the conduct of a technical penetration of the surveyed facility. Technical surveillance countermeasures surveys also provide evaluations of the technical security posture of organizations and facilities and include visual, electronic, and physical examinations of surveyed facilities, internally and externally. The surveys also provide useful input for risk assessments and information regarding organizational exposure to potential adversaries.