Member Spotlight – Esoteric Ltd

ADS members Esoteric are world-leading counter-espionage and counter-eavesdropping specialists. With over 20 years of experience, Esoteric help organisations, government and high-profile individuals to safeguard their confidential information and conversations.

The Esoteric Approach

Esoteric aim to adopt a holistic approach to security, advising clients on value-added solutions which are proportionate and successful. The team take the time to listen and to understand clients’ individual cultures and business objectives to ultimately become their partner in information confidentiality. This is achieved by helping them to protect their most valuable assets and intellectual property from the threats posed by espionage, surveillance and eavesdropping by adversaries such as hostile states, competitors, cybercriminals and trusted insiders.

On the foundation of expert Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), Esoteric offer the following services:

  • TSCM surveys
  • Specialist equipment, training and awareness briefings
  • 24/7 countermeasures
  • Physical penetration testing
  • Cyber espionage and digital forensics
  • Electromagnetic Egress reviews, RF attenuation testing and Shielded Rooms.

Esoteric provide their services internationally (subject to the law of the land) with the highest integrity and discretion to the Defence, Transportation, Financial, Retail, Technology, Pharmaceutical and Oil & Gas industries.



Why use Esoteric?

Approved to BS EN 9001:2008 by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), Esoteric draw highly-trained specialist personnel exclusively from government agency or military backgrounds.  Both operational and support staff are security cleared to a minimum of BS7858:2019 and a number of our staff are cleared to the highest UK government security levels which enables us to work within government protected environments. Our staff undertake continuity training on a regular basis; this is in addition to keeping up to date with the latest technology and illicit devices becoming commercially available.

Esoteric is approved to ISO27001 by British Standards Institution (BSI) who independently inspect the company information security management system and our Cyber Essentials certification is held with IASME. Accreditation demonstrates our commitment to information security, both of internal data and that of our clients and partners.

Find out more

For further information about Esoteric, visit to find out more about their range of services, read case studies and understand more about the espionage threat. For an initial confidential discussion, contact Esoteric on +44 (0)1483 740423 or

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