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.

2019 ERII Conference

The 2019 ERII Counterespionage Conference was held at the Embassy Suites Old Town Alexandria September 12-14, 2019. Thank you to our Co-Sponsors Professional Development TSCM Group, Inc. and Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.

Congratulations to the 2019 ERII Counterespionage Conference Winners:

  • John B Minor (left) winner of the Glenn H. Whidden award for “Best Presentation.”

  • Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.’s  Yorkie Pro winner of the Glenn H. Whidden award for “Best New TSCM Product.”

ERII members, please login to the member portal to access member 2019 ERII conference downloads.

Please visit the 2019 ERII Conference page for more information.