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[PEN-TEST] Penetration Testing and Van Eck Scanning
From: Johann van Duyn <johann.vanduyn () APPLETON COM>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 17:44:57 +0200

Just a thought I had while on a nicotine-and-caffeine break:

Has anyone ever done a bit of Van Eck (aka TEMPEST) surveillance as part of
a penetration test, just to show people what can be seen from a van in the
corporate parking lot when the security attendant is on his lunch break?
That could provide a few hot debates in boardrooms, especially if one were
to tune in to the Internet browsing habits of a few senior directors...

Has anyone done it, or had/seen it done (esp. outside of a military
environment)? Are there any good references around re. proposed civilian
standards for 'safety' from Van Eck scanning? And where would one look
around either for people who do that type of surveillance, or the equipment
to do that with.

And, finally, if this is not the right forum for such discussions, could
anyone in the know point me to such?

Very ta,

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