Electromagnetic Protection & RF Shielding

Where there is sensitive or secret information contained or transmitted in Data Centres or Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF) an additional consideration will be to provide enhanced protection from electronic eavesdropping. This will avoid users unwittingly feeding sensitive information such as passwords and account numbers to an attacker.

These attacks are insidious because it is difficult to know they are happening. An area of particular concern is the vulnerability to external attacks, whether accidental or deliberate, from electromagnetic surges or electronic pulse weapons which produce an EMP type surge.

Damaging current and extremely high voltage surges can also result in disruption or the complete destruction of electronic data processing and storage systems.

To mitigate the risk, as part of any Modular or Prefabricated solution Workspace Technology can incorporate complete shielding and surge protection solutions to protect against conducted and radiated electromagnetic interference by way of a nuclear pulse, known as an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), or a deliberate pulse generated by a non-nuclear device such as Marx generator, also known as Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI) and through eavesdropping on RF transmitted information.

Workspace Technology offer a turnkey service in the design, fabrication and installation of Modular & Prefabricated Shielded Rooms built to various performance specifications depending on client requirements.

Designs typically include copper lining systems, specialist shielded doors and a range of RF Power Filters, ELV / Control & Signal Line Filters and Waveguides to protect all pipe, cable and ventilation into to the building.

Shielding Effectiveness Testing - Testing will be performed by a team of specialist engineers to ensure the integrity of the installation complies with design requirements by using a comparative measurement of a signal transmitted at a known frequency and signal strength.