The membership of ERII consists of counterespionage professionals. Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) practitioners, business and corporate executives who have security responsibilities, as well as newcomers to the profession. “Technical Surveillance Counter Measures” is the industry term for security work that includes debugging sweeps, wiretap detection, and related countersurveillance activities. The purpose of TSCM is to help businesses and individuals protect themselves from unauthorized and illegal spying activities. One of the main functions of ERII is to help maintain high ethical standards in the counterespionage field.
J.D. LeaSure is the Director of the Espionage Research Institute International (ERII). As Director, he is tasked with ensuring the organization is successful in its mission to provide continuing education, facilitate professional relationship building and ensure the counterespionage and counterintelligence skill sets of its membership remains current as espionage tactics and devices evolve.