Founded in 1999 following a 3-year research project, QCC is still managed by our original Directors who with the QCC team have grown the company year on year through the delivery of service excellence.

QCC owns by far the world’s largest & most advanced commercially held arsenal of TSCM equipment and has significantly more TSCM engineers than any other provider all of whom hold current commercial & government vetting.

As the world’s largest Counter-eavesdropping company QCC has a long & rich history in the TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures) & Cyber forensics sector spanning back to 1996.

QCC is globally respected for our Pro Bono academic & technology contributions to the counter-surveillance, cyber forensics & information security sectors & for its efforts to raise standards wherever possible.

QCC – Keeping your business, your business.

QCC holds a globally unequalled suite of accreditations for all of our services including:

ISO 9001: 2015 Quality ISO 9001
ISO 27001: 2017 Information Security ISO 27001
ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental ISO 14001
ISO 45001: 2018 Health & Safety ISO 45001
ISO 17025: 2017 Testing & Calibration Laboratory ISO 17025
NATO NATO Registered
Cyber Essentials Cyber Security Cyber Essentials
PAS 2060 Carbon Neutral Company PAS
Living Wage Living Wage Employer Print
CiSP Community Member CiSP
United Nations Global Compact Advanced Participant The Global Compact
Armed Forces Covenant Registered Supporter Armed Forces Covenant Badge
Expert Witness Registered Expert Witness Expert Witness

The QCC Story

The highlights of QCC’s history are as follows:


  • QCC’s founding directors James Williams & Jason Dibley began phase 1 of a research project to assess the capability of the commercial counter-eavesdropping and bug sweeping market & the types of eavesdropping attack being used at the time.


  • QCC founders conduct a gap analysis on the results of phase 1 & conclude that the existing TSCM market capability to protect companies from unauthorised surveillance is of a generally low standard.


  • QCC founders research the technical eavesdropping attacks identified in the gap analysis & develop TSCM inspection processes & equipment which would be able to detect all forms of locally deployed bugging devices.


  • Jason Dibley & James Williams form QCC Interscan Limited (QCC) a UK Limited company.
  • QCC purchase the most advanced TSCM equipment available at the time, trains its staff and begins delivering services to its first Clients.


  • QCC expands its R & D capability focusing on new developments in technologies, and the ways in which these technologies can be used for bugging, eavesdropping and surveillance, and determining the correct countermeasures for these threats.


  • QCC forms its Cyber forensics & Mobile phone forensics department & services capability.


  • QCC continues to grow its UK, International & Government Client base.


  • QCC develops & launches its Fully Managed TSCM Service to manage & reduce the risk of eavesdropping globally for our enterprise Clients.


  • QCC opens our new office & purpose built cyber forensics laboratory in Fleet Street, London, UK.


  • QCC opens our second office & purpose built cyber forensics laboratory in Bath, UK.


  • QCC begins development of an advanced GSM / UMTS detection & location system to address what it has identified as the largest & fastest growing eavesdropping & surveillance threat.


  • QCC is the first European TSCM company to purchase & operate the new REI TALAN system to test telephones systems & cabling for eavesdropping attacks.


  • QCC’s directors work with others in the TSCM sector to form a working group to write a National Occupational Standard (NOS) for TSCM.


  • QCC’s directors along with the other members of the TSCM NOS working group complete & publish the world’s first National Occupational Standard for TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures).


  • QCC launches the SearchLight system, the world’s first GSM / UMTS Detection-Identification-Location system, a game changer in the TSCM and Counter Surveillance world.
  • QCC’s directors with others in the TSCM sector found the TSCM Institute (TSCMi) in an effort to raise standards in the TSCM market place.
  • QCC director James Williams is appointed as one of the founding directors of the TSCM Institute.
  • QCC directors James Williams & Jason Dibley apply for & are awarded Full Founding Member status of the TSCM Institute. http://www.tscmi.org/members/


  • QCC is the first European TSCM company to purchase & operate the new REI OSCOR Green high speed RF spectrum analyser.
  • More of QCC’s senior team members (Robert Boyes & Lee Vranch) apply for and are awarded Full Member status of the TSCM Institute.


  • QCC further develops the SearchLight system & achieves significant international sales to government, military, police and CNI (Critical National Infrastructure) TSCM teams.
  • QCC launches its Government TSCM equipment procurement service & its Government TSCM training academy.


  • QCC is awarded full accreditation to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007.
  • QCC director Jason Dibley is invited to join the Espionage Research Institute International (ERII) advisory board.
  • QCC’s apprentice TSCM engineer Ben Beeston becomes the first TSCM Institute Student Member.


  • QCC changes its name to QCC Global Limited to reflect the global nature of our work and Clients.
  • QCC is awarded Living Wage Employer status.
  • QCC is awarded United Nations Global Compact Member status.


  • QCC launches the SearchLight Plus system, the only system which can counter 2G, 3G, UMTS, CDMA & 4G eavesdropping & surveillance threats against audio, video and data systems.
  • QCC is awarded United Nations Global Compact Advanced Member status.
  • QCC is awarded PAS 2060 Carbon Neutral Company status.


  • QCC acquires STS Risk Group Ltd’s TSCM business in a mutually beneficial move allowing QCC to further grow our TSCM capability and STS to refocus their business on strategic risk management.
  • QCC updates all ISO accreditation’s to the latest standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007.
  • QCC continues to increase its global reach & footprint with delivery of quality TSCM Services, Cyber & Mobile phone forensics services, TSCM Training & TSCM Equipment Procurement services.


  • QCC is awarded accreditation for government-backed cyber security certification – Cyber Essentials.
  • QCC updates all ISO accreditation’s to the latest standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007.


  • QCC updates all ISO accreditation’s to the latest standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018.


  • QCC R&D team identify significant new eavesdropping vulnerabilities in VoIP phone systems and roll out new TSCM inspection processes to detect them.
  • QCC launches our new range of BlackLight cellular detection systems all with unique capability at the government only Policing and Security Exhibition.
  • QCC is re-accredited for the following ISO standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018.


  • QCC R&D team identify new USB cable attack vectors and develop TSCM inspection process to detect them, mitigating this new eavesdropping threat.
  • QCC continues to develop functionality and capability of the BlackLight cellular detection system.
  • QCC launches the new Sentinel system for the detection of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices.
  • QCC launches the new Lynx, the passive IMSI grabber detection system.