The Counter-Espionage for
Business Travelers Course

Receive similar training that a counterintelligence officer would receive before deploying overseas.

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Location: Vienna, VA

Venue: Hilton Garden Inn - Tysons Corner

Fees: $1495, space permitting

The Counter-Espionage for Business Travelers is the solution for protecting your organization's secrets


According to an annual Congressional report on espionage, "the United States private sector is seen as an irresistible 'soft target' for foreign intelligence collectors."

As today's business environment has become globally interconnected, foreign intelligence activities have extended beyond traditional targets in the Intelligence Community and other US national security structures. Hostile intelligence services, as well as private collectors, now target a wide variety of unclassified/classified information and technologies in a range of sectors. Although cyber threats are increasingly pervasive, most collectors still employ more traditional espionage practices when targeting international business travelers.

The most valuable commodity I know of is information.

Gordon Gecko, from the movie Wall Street

Our In-depth Counter Espionage Tactics

Unfortunately, most business travelers are untrained, and thus unprepared, to handle even the most common espionage tactics, such as:

  • Elicitation

  • Bribery

  • Blackmail

  • Extortion

  • Electronic Surveillance

  • Electronic Exploitation

  • Physical Surveillance

  • Hotel/Office Covert Intrusions

Train in beautiful Sarasota, FL

Train in beautiful Sarasota, Florida at the historic Powel Crosley Estate. Conveniently located just two-minutes away from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. While in town, be sure to check out America’s #1 rated beach, Siesta Key Beach!

Course Content

This highly informative course will open your employees' eyes to how vulnerable intellectual property actually is while traveling, and the lengths to which others will go to undercut your organization.

Economic vs. Industrial Espionage
Foreign Intelligence Collection Methods
How to Recognize Elicitation and Recruiting Techniques
Operational Security (OPSEC) Awareness
Communication Security (COMSEC) Awareness
Data Attack and Intrusion Methodologies
How to become an "Invisible Traveler"
Surveillance Detection Techniques
Plus much more…

SMI Managing Director, Luke Bencie, wrote an essential book for every business traveler. Order your Free copy today by clicking on the link.