Photonic Intercept Detection & Mitigation Techniques

Photonic Network Overview

​Deconstructing Photonic Network Components

​Terrestrial Fiber Cable

Submarine Fiber Cable

Single Mode Core

Multi Mode Core

Cellular Carrier Photonic Networks

Internet Photonic Networks

Inter Continental Submarine Photonic Networks

​Technical Overview of Photonic Network Infrastructure

Photonic Flow Characteristics

Rayleigh Scattering/Backscatter

Photonic Network Mapping

Photonic Flow vs. Electron Flow

​Signal Attenuation in Photonic Networks

Determining Where the Photonic Network is Vulnerable

Beam Splitting Overview

Physical Beam Splitter Detection (PhysBSD)

Macrobend/Microbend Exploitation

​Inline Photonic Leak Induction Techniques

OTDR Baselining Photonic Network Segments

​Photonic Network Junction Points/Cross Connects & Physical Security

Significance of Color Coding in Photonic Networks

Optical Splitters

​Electronic Switch Port Mirroring / Redirects

Intercept Products

​Photonic Intercept Detection Toolkit

Physical vs. Logical Intercept Tactics

Intercept Device Signatures

Photonic Intercept Tap Location

Physical Optical Splitter / Microbend Induction Equipment

Where to Search for a Physical Intercept

​Fiber Cable Systems Junction Points

Where to Search for a Logical Intercept

Probability Of Intercept (POI)

Probability Of Intercept Detection (POID)

Probability Of Physical Photonic Intercept Detection (POPPID)

Probability Of Physical Photonic Intercept Detection (POPhysPID)

Probability Of Logical Photonic Intercept Detection (POLPID)

Mitigating an Active Intercept​ without Disabling Network Communications

​Client Risk Mitigation



Directed Energy Training​

For the TSCM Professional

​Technical Surveillance Counter Measures Training for Photonic Intercepts