Recommended Books, Publications, and Journals
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Recommended TSCM Books
(The first 15 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)
Charles L. Taylor/Richard J. Udovich/Terry R. Cross, Telephone Eavesdropping and Detection - Edition 1 Volume I , Richard J. Udovich, (979) 245-8545, 1990, ISBN 0-9625466-0-7.
Larsen, Tom, Bench-Tested Circuits for Surveillance and Counter-Surveillance Technicians, Paladin Press, January 1997, ISBN: 0873649176
Larsen, Tom, Layman's Guide to Electronic Eavesdropping: How It's Done and Simple Ways to Prevent It, Paladin Press, January 1996, ISBN: 087364879X
Glas, Angus, How to Build a Bugproof Room, Paladin Press, January 1990, ISBN: 0873645812
Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume I, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume II, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The Ear: Volume III, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The Axnan Attack, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., A Guidebook for the Beginning Sweeper, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The TSCM Threat Book: Volume I, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The TSCM Threat Book: Volume II, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Whidden, Glenn H., The Russian Eavesdropping Threat - Late 1993, Technical Services Agency (301) 292-6430.
Lapin, Lee, Hands-On Countermeasures, Intelligence Inc. (2228 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403), 1993, ISBN 1-880231-15-8.
Heims, Peter, Countering Industrial Espionage, 20th Century Education, 1982
Swift, Theodore N., Wiretap Detection Techniques - A Guide To Checking Telephone Lines, Thomas Investigative Publications, (512) 420-9292, 1997.
Wingfield, John, Bugging - A Complete Survey of Electronic Surveillance Today, R. Hale, 1984
Recommended Books on Technical Surveillance
Lapin, Lee, How to Get Anything on Anybody, Auburn Wolfe Publishing, 1983
Lapin, Lee, How to Get Anything on Anybody - The Encyclopedia of Personal Surveillance, Book II, ISBN: 188023100X, I S E C O, Incorporated, July 1992
Lapin, Lee, The Whole Spy Catalog, Intelligence Inc., 1995, ISBN 1-880231-10-7
Moran, William B., Covert Surveillance and Electronic Devices, Loompanics Unlimited, December 1983, ISBN: 0915179202
Paul Brookes, Electronic Surveillance Devices, May 1996, ISBN: 0750625821
Lapin, Lee, Hands-on Electronic Surveillance, Intelligence Inc., 1992
French, Scott, Big Brother Game, Lyle Stuart, 1975, ISBN 0-8184-0240-7 (hardcover), ISBN 0-8184-0241-5 (paperback).
Moran, William B., Covert Surveillance and Electronic Penetration, Loompanics, 1983.
Turner, William W., How to Avoid Electronic Eavesdropping and Privacy Invasion, Paladin Press, 1983.
Arrington, Winston, Now Hear This! Electronic Eavesdropping Equipment Design, Sheffield Electronics (773) 324-2196, 1997.
Dash D./Schwartz, R.F./Knowlton R.E., The Eavesdroppers, Rutgers University Press, 1959
Patricia Holt, The Bug in the Martini Olive and other true cases from the files of Hal Lipset Private Eye, 311 pp, ISBN 0-316-37161-0, Little-Brown
Harrison, John M., CIA Flaps and Seals Manual, Paladin Press,1975
John Dale Hartman, Legal Guidelines for Covert Surveillance, October 1993
Pollock, David A., Methods of Electronic Audio Surveillance, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1973
Campbell, Duncan, Big Brother is Listening: Phonetappers & State Security, unk, 1981
Cook, Earleen H., Electronic Eavesdropping, Vance Bib., 1983
Long, Edward V., The Intruders: The Invasion of Privacy by Government and Industry, Praeger,1967
Schwartz, Herman, Taps, Bugs and Fooling the People, The Field Foundation, 1977
Barefoot, J. Kirk, Undercover Investigation, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1975
Cunningham, John E., Security Electronics, Sams,1970
Alan LeMond and Ron Fry, No Place to Hide - A Guide to Bugs, Wire Taps, Surveillance and Other Privacy Invasions, Hardcover, 278 pp, St. Martins Press, 1975
Spindel, Bernard B., The Ominous Ear, Award House, 1968
Callahan, Gerard Michael, Cheesebox, Prentice-Hall, 1974, ISBN 0-13-128397-9
Carroll, John Millar, The Third Listener: Personal Electronic Espionage, Dutton,1969
Mentor Publishing, Electronics Spying, Mentor Publishing, 1976
Marotta, Michael E., Code Book, Loompanics, 1975.
Fitzgerald, Patrick, Stranger on the Line: The Secret History of Phone Tapping, The Bodley Head-London, 1987.
Brown, R.M., Electronic Evasion, John F. Rider Publishing, 1967.
Greene, R.M., Business Intelligence and Espionage, Dow-Irwin, 1966.
Siljander, Raymond P., Applied Surveillance Photography, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1975.
Siljander, Raymond P., Fundamentals of Physical Surveillance, Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1977, ISBN 0-398-03660-8.
Robert M. Brown, Electronic Invasion, J.F. Rider, 1967.
Dash, Samual, Eavesdroppers, Da Capo Press, 1971.
Acoustics and Microphone Books
(The first 5 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)
Alec Nisbett, The Use of Microphones, February 1994, 0240513657
John Borwick, Microphones - Technology and Technique, March 1991, ISBN: 0240512790
Michael Gayford, Microphone Engineering Handbook, July 1994, ISBN: 0750611995
George S. Wong,Tony F. W. Embleton, AIP Handbook of Condenser Microphones: Theory, Calibration and Measurements, Springer-Verlag New York, January 1995.
William J. Cavanaugh, Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice, Hardcover, 300pp., ISBN: 0471306827, John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, June 1998.
Olson, H.F., Acoustical Engineering, D. Van Nostrand Company, 1957.
Randall, R.H., Introduction to Acoustics, Addison-Wesley Press, 1951.
Neil Fraser, Lighting and Sound, Vol. 3, Hardcover, 130pp., ISBN: 0028713443, Macmillan Library Reference, April 1991, 1st American ed.
Harry F. Olson, Music Physics and Engineering, Paperback, 460pp., Dover Publishing, ISBN: 0486217698, New York NY, November 1987
John M. Eargle, Music Sound and Technology, Hardcover, 3rd ed. ISBN: 0442020368, John Wiley and Sons, December 1995.
John S. Rigden, Physics and the Sound of Music, Hardcover, 2nd ed., 353pp., ISBN: 0471874124, John Wiley ans Sons, January 1985, 2nd ed.
K.B. Ginn, Architectural Acoustics, Bruel and Kjaer Company, Gaithersburg MD, 1978.
Glen Ballou, Handbook for Sound Engineers - The New Audio Cyclopedia, Howard W Sams Publishing, Indianapolis, IN.
K. Blair Benson, Audio Engineering Handbook, McGraw Hill Inc, New York NY, 1988.
Shure Brothers, Guide to Better Audio and Miking.
David M Huber, The Microphone Manual - Design and Application, Howard W Sams Publishing, Indianapolis IN.
Audio Technica, Mike Guide, Audio Technica US Inc, Stow OH.
Carleen Maley Hutchins, The Physics of Music, WH Freeman and Company, New York NY, 1978.
Vega, Wireless Mike Application Techniques, Vega Inc, El Monte CA.
Communications Theory Books
(The first 5 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)
George S. Kennedy, Electronic Communication Systems, Hardcover, 4th ed., 763pp., ISBN: 0028005929, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, February 1992
Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communications Systems: Fundamentals through Advanced, Hardcover, 3rd ed., ISBN: 0137514395, Prentice Hall, August 1997
Robert L. Shrader, Electronic Communications, Hardcover, 6th ed, 713pp, ISBN: 0070571570, McGraw-Hill Companies, January 1991
William L. Schweber, Electronic Communication Systems: A Complete Course, Hardcover, 3rd ed., 800pp., ISBN: 0137800169, Prentice Hall, June 1998
Mervyn Mitchard, Electronic Communication Technologies: Techniques and Technologies for the 21st Century, Hardcover, 500pp, ISBN: 1574910698, Interpharm Press, April 1998
Ralph S. Carson, Radio Communications Concepts: Analog, Hardcover, 470pp, ISBN: 0471621692, John Wiley and Sons, November 1990
Joseph J. Carr, Microwave and Wireless Communications Technology, Paperback, 435pp, ISBN: 0750697075, October 1996
Joseph J. Carr, Elements of Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement, Hardcover, 3rd ed., 594pp, ISBN: 0133416860, Prentice Hall, December 1995
Joseph J. Carr, Designer's Handbook of Instrumentation and Control Circuits, Hardcover, 626pp, ISBN: 0121606406, Academic Press, April 1991
Joseph J. Carr, Practical Antenna Handbook, Hardcover, 2nd ed., 560pp, ISBN: 0070111049, McGraw-Hill Companies, March 1994
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Transmission Systems for Communications, Bell Laboratories, 1954
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Engineering and Operations in the Bell Systems, Bell Laboratories, 1977, ISBN 0-932764-04-5
Spread Spectrum Books
Robert C. Dixon, Spread Spectrum Systems: With Commercial Applications, Hardcover, 3rd ed., 573pp, ISBN: 0471593427, John Wiley and Sons, January 1994
Marvin Kenneth Simon/Robert A. Scholtz, Spread Spectrum Communications Handbook Spread Spectrum Communications Handbook, Hardcover, 1st ed., 1228pp, ISBN: 0070576297, McGraw-Hill Companies, March 1994
Savo Glisic/Branka Vucetic, Spread Spectrum CDMA Systems for Wireless Communications, Hardcover, 442pp, ISBN: 0890068585, Artech House, March 1997
David L. Nicholson/Sandy Kahl, Spread Spectrum Signal Design: LPE and AJ Systems, Hardcover, 291pp, ISBN: 0716781506, W. H. Freeman Company, January 1988
Books on Basic Electronics (relative to TSCM)
(The first 4 books are critical for a basic understanding of TSCM)
Bernard Grob, Basic Electronics, Hardcover, 8th ed., ISBN: 002802253X, Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated, December 1996
Malvino, Albert Paul, Electronic Principles, Hardcover, 5th ed., ISBN: 0028008456, Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated, January 1994
Howard Sams, Handbook of Electronics Tables and Formulas, Paperback, 6th ed., 265pp., ISBN: 0138895937, Prentice Hall, May 1997.
Arthur A. Seidman, International Encyclopedia of Integrated Circuits, Hardcover, 1063pp., ISBN: 0830631003 McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, January 1989.
Ralph Judson Smith/Richard C. Dorf, Circuits, Devices, and Systems: A First Course in Electrical Engineering, Hardcover, 5th ed., 880pp, ISBN: 0471839442, John Wiley and Sons, January 1992, 5th ed.
James Bamford, The Puzzle Palace, Penguin Group, 1982, ISBN 0-14-00-6748-5
William E. Burrows, Deep Black: Space Espionage and National Security, Random House, 1986, ISBN 0-425-10879-1
Jeffrey T. Richelson, America's Secret Eyes in Space: The U.S. Spy Satellite Program, Harper & Row, 1990
Herbert O. Yardley, The American Black Chamber, 375pp. Illus, Faber and Faber Limited, 1931.
Herbert O. Yardley, American Black Chamber, Paperback, 375pp, ISBN: 0894121545, Aegean Par, June 1996
Herbert O. Yardley, American Black Chamber, Hardcover, ISBN: 0848812301, Amereon, Limited, December 1989.
Herbert O. Yardley, The Chinese Black Chamber - An Adventure in Espionage, 225 pgs, Photos, Houghton Mifflin, 1983
Herbert O. Yardley, Yardleygrams
Herbert O. Yardley, The Blonde Countess
Herbert O. Yardley, Red Sun of Nippon
Herbert O. Yardley, Crows Are Black Everywhere
Herbert O. Yardley, The Education of a Poker Player - Where and How One Learns to Win, 129 pp, 1957.
Herbert O. Yardley, Win - For anyone who likes to walk away from an all-night session a winner, 129 pp.
Allan Dulles, The Craft of Intelligence, Harper and Row, 1963, 63-16507
Allan Dulles, Germany's Underground
Allan Dulles, Can America Stay Neutral
Abram N. Shulsky, Silent Warfare: Understanding the World of Intelligence , Brassey's, 1993, ISBN 0-02-881025-2
Frank McGuire, Security Intelligence Sourcebook, 1990
Lauren Paine, The Technology of Espionage
Nigel West, The Games of Intelligence, Coronet, 1989
Jeffery T. Richelson, The U.S. Intelligence Community, Ballinger, 1988
Walter Laqueur, A World of Secrets, Basic Books, 1985
Richelson & Ball, The Ties that Bind, 1990
William R. Johnson, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad: How to be a Counterintelligence Officer, Stone Trail Press, 1987
Books on Strategy (The Mind of a Spook)
Sun-Tzu/Thomas Cleary (Translator), The Art of War, Paperback, 2nd ed., 120pp. ISBN: 0877735379 Shambhala Publications, January 1991
Sun-Tzu/Thomas Cleary (Translator), The Art of War, Audio Tape, ISBN: 0877735158 Random House, July 1989
Sun-Tzu/Stephen F. Kaufman, The Art of War: The Definitive Interpretation of Sun Tzu's Classic Book of Strategy, Paperback, ISBN: 0804830800, Charles E. Tuttle Co., April 1996
Niccolo Machiavelli/Quentin Skinner (Editor)/Russell Price (Editor), Machiavelli: The Prince, Paperback, 152pp., ISBN: 0521349931, Cambridge University Press, January 1988
Richard Marcinko, The Rogue Warrior's Strategy for Success: A Commando's Principles of Winning , Hardcover, 208pp. ISBN: 0671009931, Pocket Books Pub., May 1997
Government TSCM Publications
Government TSCM Publications
U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures - Directive 1/22, U.S. DCI, 7-3-85
U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 1 - Requirements for Reporting and Testing Technical Surveillance Penetrations, U.S. DCI, August 1984
U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 2 - Requirements for Reporting and Testing Hazards, U.S. DCI, August 1984
U.S. Director of Central Intelligence, Director of Central Intelligence Directive Procedural Guide No. 3 - Guidance for Conducting Audio Countermeasures Surveys, U.S. DCI, August 1984
Office of the President of the United States, U.S. Intelligence Activities (with attachments), U.S., 12-4-81
U.S. Department of Defense, DoD Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Survey Program - DODI 5240.5, U.S.DoD, May 23, 1984
U.S. Department of Defense, Communications Security Telephone Monitoring and Recording - DODI 4640.6, U.S.DoD
U.S. Department of Defense, Agreement Between the United States Secret Service and the Department of Defense Concerning Protection of the President and Other Officials - DODI 5030.34, U.S.DoD, September 17, 1986
U.S. Army, AR 381-14 - Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), U.S. Army, 26 November 1976
U.S. Army, AR 381-14 - Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), U.S. Army, 3 October 1986
U.S. Army, AR 190-53 - Interception of Wire and Oral Communications for Law Enforcement Purposes, U.S. Army, 1 November 1978
U.S. Army, AR 380-53 - Communications Security Monitoring, U.S. Army, 15 November 1984
U.S. SECNAVINST Secretary of the Navy, SECNAVINST 5500.31A - Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM) Program, U.S. Navy
U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST C5510.93D - Navy Implementation of national policy on control of compromising emanations, U.S. Navy
U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST C5510.93E - Navy Implementation of National Policy on Control of Compromising Emanations, U.S. Navy
U.S. OPNAVINST Chief of Naval Operations, OPNAVINST 5510.143A - Signal Security (SIGSEC), U.S. Navy
U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Program - Order DOE 5636.3A, U.S. DOE, 2-3-88
U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Program - Order DOE 5639.5, U.S. DOE, 8-3-92
U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Report Writing Guide, U.S. DOE, September 1991
U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Procedural Guide, U.S. DOE, April 1988
U.S. Department of Energy, DOE Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Operations Manual, U.S. DOE, April 1988
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Title 47 - Federal Communications Commission (all titles), U.S. NARA, Published Monthly by GSA Printing Office.
TSCM Related Periodicals and Magazines
73 Amateur Radio Today Magazine
Radio World International
Top Ten "Current Affairs" Magazines
U.S. News & World Report
Harvard Business Review
The Wall Street Journal
Books on Forensic Analysis Related to TSCM
Forensic and Scientific Analysis
Expert Witnesses Explaining and Understanding Science
First Unit Responder; A Guide to Physical Evidence Collection for Patrol Officers
Transnational Criminal Organizations, Cybercrime and Money Laundering; A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers, Auditors, and Financial Investigators
Tactics and Mindsets: A Source Book on Asian Crime and Culture
Investigating Computer Crime
Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation
Scientific Examination of Questioned Documents
Practical Investigation Techniques
Practical Aspects of Forensic Photography
Practical Aspects of Gambling Investigation Techniques
Guide to Forensic Pathology
Introduction to Forensic Sciences
Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions
Introduction to Forensic DNA Analysis
Interpretation of Bloodstain Evidence at Crime Scenes
Atlas of Human Hair Microscopic Characteristics
Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Practical Fire and Arson Investigation
Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques
Practical Homicide Investigation Checklist and Field Guide
Homicide, a Bibliography
Medical Device Accidents: With Illustrative Cases
Forensic Taphonomy: The Postmortem Fate of Human Remains
Counter Terrorism Handbook Tactics Procedures and Techniques
Friction Ridge Skin: Comparison and Identification of Fingerprints
Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques
Advances in Fingerprint Technology
Tire Imprint Evidence
Collective Violence; Effective Strategies for Assessing and Intervening in Fatal Group and Institutional Aggression
Lethal Violence; A Source Book on Fatal Domestic, Acquaintance, and Stranger Violence
An Introduction to Executive Protection
Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation
Investigative Forensic Hypnosis
Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation
Practical Aspects of Munchausen by Proxy and Munchausen Syndrome Investigation
Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation
Tests of Neuropsychological Malingering Version 2.0
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume I
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume II
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume III
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume IV
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume V
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis - Volume VI
Instrumental Data for Drug Analysis: Cumulative Indices
Drug Abuse Handbook
Intelligence Analysts Bookshelf
Advanced Chemical Warfare
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