EMSEC


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EMSEC

(EManations SECurity/EMissions SECurity) The protection against frequencies emanating from chips, bus pathways and communications lines. Sabotage is accomplished by covert receivers that detect the frequencies and software that isolates the data and looks for account numbers, passwords or other private information. See TEMPEST.
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EMSEC protection devices - Electronic equipment can emit ambient signals from which unauthorized eavesdroppers may reconstruct processed data at some distance.
A single pc/laptop active EMSEC protection system will be based on the emission of signals that provide a secure operating environment.
In addition to complying with the physical distance requirements set by EMSEC, the OFP CTF is able to secure data theft by keeping PC blades in a secure data center and locking out users from attaching USB and removable storage drives.