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Key Shield Faraday Bag by Disklabs - Relay Car Theft preventer

Insurance companies reticent to pay out on theft from vehicles where there has been no sign of ‘forced entry’


Vehicle theft is growing at an alarming rate and a significant contributor is the increase in the number of cars fitted with keyless entry systems. Tech-savvy thieves have discovered that these modern security features can be very easy to defeat.

Relay Theft’ is a technique adopted by criminals of using a receiver to pick up the signal from a key (which we all typically leave near the front door) and relay this signal back to a second unit adjacent to the vehicle, tricking it into thinking the key is in close proximity.

Not all thieves are necessarily wanting to steal a vehicle and there are growing instances of gangs focused solely on just removing valuables left in vehicles. This is a major new problem for owners as they have no evidence of forced entry which is usually one of the criteria to recover losses from an insurance company.

There is a lot of coverage in the media highlighting that insurance companies are becoming more reticent in paying out claims where there is no evidence of forced entry. A simple solution to prevent this problem occurring is to use a Disklabs Keyshield thereby eliminating the potential stress and frustration of losing valuables left in a car.

The Disklabs Keyshield was developed as a simple and effective way to have assured reliable protection of keys stored in the house and is accredited with ‘UK Police Preferred Specification’

Features of the Keyshield:

• Blocks all RF wireless signals
• Easy to use
• Independently tested
• Functional and stylish design
• Uses military grade waterproof resistant material
• Accredited SBD ‘Police Preferred Specification’
• Designed and manufactured in the UK

At Disklabs, data is our business. Our products and services help our clients both solve and prevent crime. The UK’s ‘original Disklabs faraday bags’ are used to shield digital devices from the battlefield to the boardroom in over 80 countries. Whether it’s on a mobile phone, tablet, laptop or key fob, we’re the UK’s number one provider of active RF shielding. Operating from a state of the art facility Disklabs has over 21 years’ experience in Digital Forensics, Data Recovery and Certified Data Erasure.

To see the full range of Disklabs shielding solutions for all your digital devices visit us at https://faradaybag.com

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Faraday Bags ‘Go Large’ With the new 65-litre Holdall Shield from Disklabs


Disklabs Faraday Bags have today announced the launch of a new 65-litre capacity holdall shield (HS4) for any applications where there is a need to secure and protect multiple digital devices at the same time.

The development team at Disklabs pioneered the development of the Faraday bag over 10 years ago, and this latest addition to the company’s range products is a result of feedback from customers who want to protect more than one device at the same time,



  • Protecting your digital privacy when travelling
  • Securing digital devices at confidential meetings
  • Transportation of sensitive electronic equipment
  • Anti-hacking and Anti-tracking

Law Enforcement and Military

  • Securing evidence when seizing multiple digital devices
  • Blocking tracking devices in seized drugs or contraband
  • Controlled package delivery
  • ‘Clean’ phone delivery
  • Counter Surveillance
  • Grab bag for undercover operations

The HS4 incorporates the proven Disklabs Faraday Bag technology in a shielded enclosure with dimensions 70cm x 30cm x 30cm. The development of this larger bag presented technical challenges resulting in the new reinforced roll down sealing method secured by a sturdy buckle.  This ensures a blocked RF environment even if the bag is compressed or deformed e.g. When trying to find space in an overhead locker. This new bag incorporates load carrying web handle design to support the weight of multiple digital devices. Manufactured in the UK this soft bag also features durable water resistant outer material and a padded removable shoulder strap to ensure comfortable transportation.

In addition to ensuring excellent shielding performance, the Disklabs team carried out a number of real world tests including shipping the bag, at its maximum capacity of 23 Kg, through a number of international airports as hold luggage to ensure it can withstand the rigours of modern day travel.

This is the only bag you will need for those trips where you need efficient storage and the peace of mind that your digital privacy is protected.


  • Manufactured in the UK using Military Grade materials.
  • Incorporates two layers of Disklabs technical grade shielding material
  • New securing method ensures faraday properties maintained in all user scenarios
  • Blocks all wireless and GPS signals.
  • Removable padded shoulder strap with sturdy buckles.
  • Load supporting web carry handles
  • Capacity to hold multiple digital devices: product dimensions are 70 cm x 30 cm 30 cm

Disklabs are Digital Forensic Specialists and as a result are acutely aware of the risks that organisations face in ensuring that they keep data secure and this has become even more important with the onset of new data protection legislation, Disklabs has spent over 20 years helping law enforcement, businesses and government agencies ensure the can secure digital evidence and personal data. The launch of the HS4 Holdall Shield reiterates the company’s continuing commitment to develop new products that help keep data secure.

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Our requirements from you:

  1. Be forward thinking in your approach to business.
  2. To be a supplier to either law enforcement, intelligence, military or government agencies.
  3. To purchase a distributor pack*
  4. Supply us with a high resolution logo and full contact details.

What we do for  you:

  1. You gain an exclusive sales territory for all our faraday products.
  2. You will receive an exclusive generous distributor discount on all products.
  3. You get advanced notice of any new products being devleloped.
  4. You receive high resolution images of all our products for your website.
  5. You receive constantly updated ebrochures, (which can be translated and appended with your own logo).
  6. You will be able to receive marketing assistance – if exhibiting, if it is viable, we can assist your team with additional staffing and sample products.
  7. You will be able to work directly with the development team to help in the development of new products.
  8. You will be listed on the dedicated www.faradaybag.com website, (top of all major search engines).
  9. All sales leads through to Disklabs will be sent to the appropriate global distribution partner.