Professional Development TSCM Group Inc.
Key Operational Personnel
Technical Security Specialist (TSS)
Paul D Turner, TSS TSI
PDTG Inc., Corporate Director
When it comes down to operational knowledge and experience, there is no other choice - Paul has a solid (39) years experience and upwards of 17,400 hours of actual field experience (as of December 31, 2018) providing on average 190 medium to high threat technical inspections annually.
Paul is an ITC Certified Thermographer (Level I) and has developed best practice guidelines for the use of Infrared Thermal Imaging in the application of TSCM specific deployment.
Paul and his experienced team of certified Technical Security Specialists (TSS) provide Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) professional services across Canada and operates the only advanced level Technical Security Specialist (TSS) designate certification training program for government, military, corporate clients, and private sector individuals across Canada, throughout North America and around the globe.
Paul retired as a professional investigator with a quarter century of experience in 2004 to focus full-time as a Technical Security Specialist (TSS) providing counter-surveillance / counter-espionage related services well beyond the industry competition's limited capability.
Paul is a TSB certified Executive Protection Specialist (CEPS) and is the primary lead instructor for the advanced High Risk VIP / Executive Protection certification (resident) training program along with several other advanced training programs and workshops in support of the technical security industry.
Paul has worked just about every type of investigation and protective assignment at one time or another during his distinguished career; including six (6) years working high-risk protective details in South America, Middle East, Europe, and South East Asia.
Paul is the Corporate Director of Professional Development TSCM Group Inc., and is Technical Security Director (TSD) and Company Security Officer (CSO) of the PDTG Inc., Technical Security Branch (TSB) and is the primary lead Technical Security Instructor (TSI) for the only advanced non manufacturer specific; TSB resident based Technical Security Specialist (TSS) Designate Certification program run at our dedicated Resident Training Centre (RTC) located in Cornwall Ontario.
Paul is an experienced pilot with (30+) years of experience and provides specialized training for civilian, corporate; and government Search and Rescue (SAR) pilots and flight crew personnel, including training in an advanced flight simulator environment.
Paul instructs air and ground search crews in advanced Radio Direction Finding (RDF) techniques for aviation, marine, and land based Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) and was previously the Training Officer (TO) for a five (5) year period of a civilian Search and Rescue organization.
Paul is one of only a few civilian pilots to have graduated from the Canadian military (DND) - Search Master Program conducted by the Department of National Defence.
Paul is an Industry Canada designated examiner for restricted Radiotelephone Operator Certificate (ROC).
Academically, Paul has instructed second year students in the area of Law and Security Administration at Sheridan College, and has presented advanced TSCM related lectures at both Ryerson University and Seneca College.
Paul has been extensively quoted in national and local media and has appeared in numerous media publications; conducted on camera interviews and consulted and authored a wide variety of print media articles.
Paul regularly is consulted as a technical security subject matter expert and is a highly respected presenter and guest speaker, often requested by security and law enforcement related organizations and associations across Canada.
Paul is the founder, organizer and planning committee director for the annual Canadian Technical Security Conference (CTSC) and is the Canadian Technical Security Professional Association (CTSPA) Chairman - Board of Directors for central and Eastern Canada.
Paul maintains active membership and professional standing with the America Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), Canadian Society of Industrial Security (CSIS), Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries (CADSI), International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) and the Canadian Technical Security Professional Association (CTSPA).
Paul has taken a leading and active role in the developed the Kestrel TSCM ® Professional Software - Signal Intelligence Support System (SISS), which is described by many professional technical operators as the most sophisticated TSCM specific RF signal collection and analysis software on the commercial market.
Kestrel TSCM ® Professional Software | Signal Intelligence Support System (SISS) TM
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