Critical Asset Protection

Real -Time Situational Awareness

Providing maximum protection for our most important government, defense, financial and energy sites, as well as national treasures, like royal palaces, is now a top priority and traditional physical barriers are no longer enough to keep them, and the people and data inside them, safe and secure.

DGS Patented Technology

While it is relatively easy to provide physical protection to power stations and many military bases, because they are in isolated, rural locations, many other sites of national importance are in the middle of major cities and are situated on main streets with pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Until recently, keeping unwanted people out was simply a question of putting up barriers like fences, walls and railings and then having physical and cyber security systems to monitor and defend them.

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), combined with drones that can be bought in high street retailers or on the web, the world of threat management now needs a radical rethink, because if people want to get things in they can now fly them in remotely (as we have seen in prisons and on the battlefield) and if they want to spy on your Radio Frequency communications, it’s easier than ever because more devices are wireless than ever before.

In this context, taking control of your RF environment and knowing what’s out there, where they are, who they are and if they could pose a risk to your site is no longer optional – it’s critical. Furthermore, being able to identify attempts at eavesdropping, jamming, hacking or intrusion over the airwaves is the missing piece of the cyber security jigsaw that few people even consider.

On top of this, being able to keep people and things out that don’t respect walls and boundaries, whether their motivation is malevolent snooping, or a full-scale terror attack is now a real issue. 95+% of these drones are radio controlled and the remainder use GPS, all of which is RF spectrum and must be proactively managed.

Key Features

  • DGS SigBase scans from 70MHz to 6GHz (configurable) at very high speed to gather raw data.
  • Each unit operates autonomously within a nodal network, gathering and processing data in real-time.
  • The spectral environment is learned and baselined from moments after the unit is turned on.
  • Any changes, suspicious signals or rule-breaches trigger alarms for action by people or other equipment.
  • 24/7 real-time analysis of data to provide actionable information on threats or issues with type and location data.
  • Ensures full operational integrity of radio communications and other wireless voice and data systems.
  • Optimize wireless communications and minimize interference.
  • Virtual ring-fence around each location means potential threats are rapidly detected and located.
  • Protect against jammers, fake hotspots, etc.
  • Identify and locate drones for interception.
  • Stop drone incursion into controlled zone.
  • Help secure RF communications against hacking and interference.
  • RF situational awareness with real-time, autonomous alerts.
  • Continuously learns for better analytics.
  • Receive early notification of potential threats not previously detected.
  • Clear, reliable radio comms for both staff and equipment.
  • Wireless cameras protected from RF interference or jamming.
  • Identifies threats and patterns that a human would miss and gives alerts.
  • Proactive defenses against drone attack.
  • Remote autonomous monitoring and alerts to assist staff vigilance.
  • Ensures communications frequencies are clear in an emergency.

“Real-Time Visibility for Critical National Infrastructure Protection”

DGS SigBASE is built in both fixed and portable hardware formats and is designed to withstand extremes in environmental conditions and handling.

It can be installed free-standing or as part of a nodal network and the local processing means it does not require large backhaul bandwidths or huge amounts of onboard or attached storage, like many competitors.

It can be installed and running in minutes, gathering data and learning its environment from the first second it is live and is perfect for mounting in vehicles or even hand-held.