ERII, 4445 Corporation Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Espionage Research Institute International (ERII) is a global membership organization consisting of:

  • Counterespionage / counterintelligence professionals;
  • Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) practitioners; and
  • Business & corporate executives who have security responsibilities.

The organization aims to educate and advance best practices in the counterespionage / counter intelligence, and TSCM community through excellence, applied learning, and research that examines issues of strategic importance to the sector.

The organization’s success is a collaborative effort of members from around the globe with expertise in various areas within the umbrella of counterintelligence and TSCM. Learn More.


Interested in increasing your Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) knowledge? You’ll want to achieve CCISM Certification.

CCISM, which stands for Certified Counterespionage Information Security Manager, is an ERII exclusive management level certification. The body of knowledge includes engineering basics, technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM), cyber TSCM and counterespionage principles.

The aim of the CCISM certification is to set a standard for minimum course work / knowledge of TSCM professionals.

The CCISM certification will be offered to ERII members online via a learning management system (LMS) which provides 24/7, 365 day access to enrolled ERII members around the globe. Learn More.

2020 ERII Conference

The 2020 ERII Counterespionage Conference will be held Thursday, September 17, 2020 and Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, VA USA.

Join counterespionage, counterintelligence, cybersecurity and technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) professionals from around the globe as we discuss the state of espionage, changing technologies that impact our world, share threat information, view equipment demonstrations and network with colleagues.

ERII room block rates are $159.00 per night plus tax, and include complimentary breakfast buffet (One/room/night of stay), complimentary on site parking and complimentary Wi-Fi.

More information about tickets, room reservations, speakers and sponsorship opportunities coming soon.

Make plans to join us!