Tag Archives: Tradecraft

The New OSS Tradecraft Toolset is Compact, Covert and Ultra-Concealable

Today we’re excited to be introducing the new OSS Tradecraft Toolset into the ITS Store! This toolset is ultra-concealable and reminiscent of… View Article

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How to Run a Surveillance Detection Route – Gear Tasting Radio 38

You don’t have to be Jason Bourne to know if you’re being followed. Today on Gear Tasting Radio, we discuss… View Article

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Hide your Spare Key Like a Spy with this DIY Dead Drop Key Hider

Do you have a spare key hidden outside of your home and wonder just how secure it is? Perhaps you… View Article

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The Moscow Rules: Cold War Directives for Tradecraft and Espionage

Developed by the CIA, the Moscow Rules are an ode to the dangerous locale that Moscow was during the Cold… View Article

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Visiting the International Spy Museum: A Photo Tour

Ever since learing about the International Spy Museum‘s opening, back in July of 2002, I’ve wanted to visit. Being the… View Article

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Inside Red Team Operations, Part 3: Execute, Execute, Execute!

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Inside Red Team Operations

3 of 3 in the series Inside Red Team OperationsThis is the final article of the Inside Red Team Operations… View Article

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DIY Dead Drop Devices to Hide and Pass Messages like a Spy

Today I’m going to share some techniques with you that I came up with for creating dead drop devices during… View Article

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Learn how to Gather Intel with SCG International: The Graduate School of Tactical Training

The graduate school of tactical training you say? really? I was a bit skeptical myself when I first saw the… View Article

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Learn the Secrets of CIA Tradecraft

Did you know that the CIA hired a magician to write a pair of tradecraft manuals for them in the… View Article

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Relive the Cold War with Hollow Spy Coins

So you’ve got some secret information to pass to your contact, who’s cleverly disguised as the friendly Hot Dog vendor… View Article

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