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Safeguarding Your Privacy: From 1999 to Now

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.

The QCC Story

1996

1996

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.

1996
1997

1997

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.

1997
1998

1998

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.

1998
1999

1999

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.

1999
2000

2000

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.

2000
2001

2001

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

2001
2002

2002

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

2002
2003

2003

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

2003
2004

2004

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

2004
2005

2005

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

2005

2006

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.

2007

2007

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

2007
2008

2008

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

2008
2009

2009

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).

2009
2010

2010

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/

2010
2011

2011

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.

2011
2012

2012

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.

2012
2013

2013

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.

2013
2014

2014

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.

2014
2015

2015

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.

2015
2016

2016

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.

2016
2017

2017

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..

2017
2018

2018

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

2018
2019

2019

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.

2019
2020

2020

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.

QCC is re-accredited for the following ISO standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018.

2020
2021

2021

QCC is awarded accreditation to: ISO 17025: 2017.

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 more functionality and capability for our BlackLight cellular detection system.

QCC continues to develop more functionality and capability for our Sentinel Wi-Fi and Bluetooth detection system.

QCC continues to develop more functionality and capability for our Lynx IMSI grabber detection system.

QCC continues to operate and support our Clients through the COVID-19 pandemic.

QCC is re-accredited for the following ISO standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018.

2021
2022

2022

QCC is re-accredited for the following ISO standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 & ISO 17025:2017.

2022
2023

2023

QCC is re-accredited for Cyber Essentials and the following ISO standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2017, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 & ISO 17025:2017.

2023
Cyber Essentials Plus

2024

QCC proudly advanced from Cyber Essentials certification to Cyber Essentials Plus certification. This significant achievement demonstrates our ongoing commitment to cybersecurity and the protection of our clients' data.

Cyber Essentials Plus

Leading the Way with Global Accreditations

At QCC, we pride ourselves on maintaining a globally unparalleled suite of accreditations, ensuring the highest standards of quality, security, and competence across all our services. This includes prestigious certifications such as ISO 9001 for quality management systems, ISO 27001 for information security management, and ISO 17025 for testing and calibration laboratories, among many others. Each accreditation is a testament to our commitment to excellence and our continuous effort to meet and exceed global standards. To see our full range of accreditations and discover how our certified expertise sets us apart, please visit our accreditations page.