The Office of Investigations and Counterintelligence conducts a robust counterintelligence program designed to deter, detect, and neutralize the efforts of foreign intelligence services targeting Department of State personnel, facilities, and diplomatic missions worldwide.
The office's counterintelligence division conducts aggressive counterintelligence inquires and counterespionage investigations with other
The division conducts numerous counterintelligence and security awareness training programs for all
In addition, the Bureau relies on a cadre of security engineers to deter, detect, and neutralize attempts by foreign intelligence services to technically penetrate our office buildings and residences. These efforts range from detecting a simple listening device in the wall to countering the most sophisticated electronic eavesdropping devices and systems.