Critical infrastructure protection

Passive RF solutions help protect critical infrastructure through 24/7/365 spectrum monitoring 

Overview

From airports to embassies, critical facilities require the highest level of protection to combat threats from terrorism, espionage, criminal activity, and hostile foreign states. Also, Industry 4.0 and the widespread use of autonomous systems have substantially elevated the potential for attacks. Mitigating risk and identifying electromagnetic interference 24/7/365 is an operational and intelligence-gathering necessity. 

While physical security, including bug sweeping, is essential, adopting a multi-layered approach provides the highest level of safety and security. Continuous real-time spectrum monitoring is essential to secure sensitive, critical facilities and meet modern threats.   

  • Broad-bandwidth, highly sensitive RF sensors

  • 24/7/365 monitoring 

  • Passive RF alert & intelligence gathering 

  • Technical surveillance counter measures (TCSM) 

  • Detect low-power signals 

  • Small-area sensor networks

  • Easy-to-use, autonomous spectrum monitoring software 

  • RFeye SyncLinc for GPS-denied environments 

Critical infrastructure protection applications

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Passive air defense

Airports rely on spectrum monitoring solutions to mitigate economic loss and risks associated with interference, jamming, and the escalating threat from COTS drones.  

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Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)

As CNI relies on wireless communication and control systems, spectrum monitoring safeguards against malicious acts and ensures the reliability of these essential services. 

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Government buildings & embassies

Continuous and autonomous spectrum monitoring allows governments to have secure spaces free of bugging, interception, and eavesdropping. 

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Space centers

Spectrum monitoring at space centers is crucial to ensure critical frequencies are free from interference, to protect public safety, and to safeguard RF-sensitive payloads from damaging transmissions that could cause in-orbit failures. 

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Secure facilities & SCIFs

Spectrum monitoring is essential to immediately detect and locate unauthorized transmissions from electronic devices, ensuring that sensitive discussions remain protected from real-time surveillance breaches. 

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Commercial offices & financial institutions

Spectrum monitoring is critical to continuously and autonomously detect RF transmissions that could undermine security by facilitating industrial espionage. 

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Data centers

Spectrum monitoring is essential to provide an autonomous, non-invasive layer of security that detects unusual RF activity, crucial for maintaining trust, data integrity, and service continuity. 

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Infrastructure protection expertise

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Machine learning & RF spectrum intelligence gathering

How CRFS solves customer problems more effectively by using ML to automate pattern recognition processes.

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Angle of arrival / direction finding techniques

How does AoA work? How can it be applied in practice? And how can it be combined with other geolocation techniques such as time difference of arrival (TDoA)?

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Principles of geolocation techniques
This white paper describes the underlying principles of geolocation techniques (AoA, TDoA, FDoA, & PoA) and outlines their applications.
ENSURING RF SPECTRUM SECURITY AT A HIGHLY SECURE FACILITY
DETECTING RF INTERFERENCE AT ONE  OF THE WORLD’S BUSIEST SPACEPORTS
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ENSURING RF SPECTRUM SECURITY AT A HIGHLY SECURE FACILITY

How a security service detects and geolocates unwanted signals to safeguard national security

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DEPLOYMENT STORIES
DETECTING RF INTERFERENCE AT ONE OF THE WORLD’S BUSIEST SPACEPORTS

How a spaceport operator ensures the integrity of its payloads with 24/7/365 RF monitoring

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