Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
E5052B Security Features
Rev. 2.3
E5052-90803
November 2011
Copyright 2007 - 2011 Agilent Technologies
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Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Contacting Agilent Sales and Service Offices
Assistance with test and measurements needs and information on finding a local Agilent office is
available on the internet at, http://www.agilent.com/find/assist. If you do not have access to the
internet, please contact your field engineer.
Note: In any correspondence or telephone conversation, refer to the signal source analyzer by its
model number and full serial number. With this information, the Agilent representative can
determine whether your unit is still within its warranty period.
Product Declassification and Security
Model Number(s): E5052B
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
This document describes instrument security features and the steps to declassify an instrument
through memory sanitization or removal. For additional information please go to
www.agilent.com/find/ad and click on the security instrument tab.
Table of Contents
Terms and Definitions.……………………………………………......3
Instrument Memory………………………………………………...…4
Memory Clearing, Sanitization and/or Removal…………………...…5
User and Remote Interface Security ………...……………….…….…8
Procedure for Declassifying a Faulty Instrument……………..….…...10
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Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Terms and Definitions
Definitions:
Clearing – Clearing is the process of eradicating the data on media before reusing the media so that the data can
no longer be retrieved using the standard interfaces on the instrument. Clearing is typically used when the
instrument is to remain in an environment with an acceptable level of protection.
Sanitization – Sanitization is the process of removing or eradicating stored data so that the data cannot be
recovered using any known technology. Instrument sanitization is typically required when an instrument is moved
from a secure to a non-secure environment such as when it is returned to the factory for calibration. (The instrument
is declassified) Agilent memory sanitization procedures are designed for customers who need to meet the
requirements specified by the US Defense Security Service (DSS). These requirements are outlined in the “Clearing
and Sanitization Matrix” issued by the Cognizant Security Agency (CSA) and referenced in National Industrial
Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) DoD 5220.22M ISL 01L-1 section 8-301.
Security Erase – Refers to either the clearing or sanitization features of Agilent instruments.
Instrument declassification – A term that refers to procedures that must be undertaken before an instrument
can be removed from a secure environment such as is the case when the instrument is returned for calibration.
Declassification procedures will include memory sanitization and or memory removal. Agilent declassification
procedures are designed to meet the requirements specified by the DSS NISPOM security document (DoD
5220.22M chapter 8)
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Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Instrument Memory
This section contains information on the types of memory available in your instrument. It explains the size of
memory, how it is used, its location, volatility, and the sanitization procedure.
Writable During
Normal Operation?
Data Retained When
Powered Off?
Summary of instrument memory - base instrument
Yes
No
Windows Operating
system memory
Operating system
(not user)
Digital Mother
Board
Cycle power
Yes
Yes
User-saved data
Removable Hard
Disk Drive
Remove
Yes
No
Cycle power
Yes
Measurement (not
user)
Non-User
Modifiable
PCI DSP Card
No
PCI DSP Card
N/A
Non-volatile memory
(Flash EEPROM) 256Mbit
No
Yes
Non-User
Modifiable
DSP Board
N/A
Memory for Data Buffer
(Static RAM) 36Mbit
Memory for Data Buffer
(Static RAM) 512MB
DSP Work Memory
(Static RAM) 18Mbit
Yes
No
Cycle power
No
DSP Board
Cycle power
Yes
No
Measurement (not
user)
Measurement (not
user)
Measurement (not
user)
DSP Board
Yes
Windows Operating
system boot device,
factory correction
data, and users file
including saved
traces data, settings,
or images.
Data Processing for
measurement
Firmware for
instrument
operation
Firmware for
instrument
operation
Data Processing for
measurement
Data Processing for
measurement
Data Processing for
measurement
DSP Board
Cycle power
Memory Type and Size
Main Memory (DDR
SDRAM DIMM)
1GB [SN:MY471xxxxxx] or
[SN:SG471xxxxxx]
2GB [SN:MY472xxxxxx] or
[SN:SG472xxxxxx]
Media Storage
(Hard Disk Drive)
40 GB [SN:MY471xxxxxx]
or [SN:SG471xxxxxx]
160GB [SN:MY472xxxxxx]
or [SN:SG472xxxxxx
Memory for PCI and DSP
(Static RAM) 2.5MB
Non-volatile memory
(Flash EEPROM) 1MB
Purpose/Contents
Data Input
Method
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Location in
Instrument and
Remarks
Sanitization
Procedure
Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Memory Clearing, Sanitization and/or Removal Procedures
This section explains how to clear, sanitize, and remove memory from you instrument for all memory that can be
written to during normal operation and for which the clearing and sanitization procedure is more than trivial such as
rebooting your instrument.
<Memory type>
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
Main Memory (DDR SDRAM) 1GB for Windows Operating system memory
1GB [SN:MY471xxxxxx] or [SN:SG471xxxxxx]
2 GB [SN:MY472xxxxxx] or [SN:SG472xxxxxx]
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
N/A
N/A
Confirmation or setting the BIOS Options: BIOS is the PC's built-in program describing the standard procedure of basic inputs
and outputs for the system hardware. BIOS involves the system BIOS, start-up program and BIOS setup utility. The E5052B
starts up first with the BIOS when the power is turned on. See the trouble shooting section in the service manual for the
procedure to confirm or set the BIOS options, known as the BIOS setup utility.
Name: E5052B Signal Source Analyzer Service Guide
Location: http://www.agilent.com/find/ssa > Product Library > Manuals.
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks:
Media Storage (Removable Hard Disk Drive) for Windows Operating system boot
device, factory correction data, and users file including saved traces data, settings,
or images.
40 GB [SN:MY471xxxxxx] or [SN:SG471xxxxxx]
160 GB [SN:MY472xxxxxx] or [SN:SG472xxxxxx]
N/A
N/A
Hard disk is set as a removable type.
N/A
N/A
Hard Disk Removal: Because it is virtually impossible to completely and selectively erase all user data on a hard drive without
also destroying the operating system, the best method for maintaining security when the E5052B must be removed from a secure
area is to replace the hard drive with a "non-secure" hard drive, i.e. a drive that has never had any sensitive data placed on it.
E5052B standard set is delivered with a removable hard disk unit.
E5052BU-028 is the additional hard disk drive for [SN: MY472xxxxxx] or [SN: SG472xxxxxx] to prepare the second unit for
E5052B removable hard disk user.
For [SN: MY471xxxxxx] or [SN: SG471xxxxxx] user:
the unit needs to be upgraded with E5052-65102 by Agilent service center, first. Then you can use E5052BU-028. After this
upgrade, your previous HDD and E5052BU-018 cannot be used.
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Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory for PCI and DSP (Static RAM)
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
N/A
N/A
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory clearing
Non-volatile memory (Flash EEPROM) for Firmware for instrument operation
2.5 MB
Memory removal
1 MB
Adjustment program performed by Agilent factory personnel or by calibration
labs only.
Adjustment program performed by Agilent factory personnel or by calibration
labs only.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
N/A
N/A
The data is not stored by user under normal operation.
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Non-volatile memory (Flash EEPROM) for Firmware for instrument operation
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
N/A
N/A
The data is not stored by user under normal operation.
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory for Data Buffer while Data processing
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
N/A
N/A
Memory sanitization
256 Mbit
N/A
N/A
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
36 Mbit
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Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Description and
purpose
Size
Memory for Data Buffer while Data processing
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
N/A
N/A
Description and
purpose
Size
DSP Work Memory
Memory clearing
Memory sanitization
Memory removal
Write protecting
Memory validation
Remarks
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
Power rebooting. This is a volatile memory.
This memory can not be removed without damaging the instrument
N/A
N/A
512 MB
18 Mbit
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Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
User and Remote Interface Security Measures
Screen and Annotation Blanking
You can prevent frequency information from appearing on the E5052B screen and printouts.
To set security levels from the E5052B menu, go to Display, then Security Level.
When the security level is set to Frequency Blank or All Numeric Blank, the following information is blanked.
•
•
•
•
•
•
Display annotation
All marker readouts
All tables
All soft key menus
All printouts
Programming via GPIB or VBA
The frequency blank operation is supported on firmware revision A.02.00 or higher.
The latest firmware can be downloaded from:
http://www.agilent.com/find/ssa > Technical Support >Software Downloads & Utilities
USB Mass Storage Device Security
The following procedure shows how to disable a USB Mass Storage Device.
1.
2.
3.
[Save/Recall] > Explorer….
Double-click “DisableUsbStorage.exe” from D”\Agilent\Service.
Click OK in the SUCCEEDED message window that appears. If any USB mass storage device is
connected to the E5052B under this condition, the Hardware Wizard will start, but the USB mass
storage device will not work.
The following procedure shows how to enable a USB Mass Storage Device.
1.
2.
3.
[Save/Recall] > Explorer….
Double-click “EnableUsbStorage.exe” from D”\Agilent\Service.
Click OK in the SUCCEEDED message window that appears.
Note: If the program fails to run, it is possible that you have not logged in as a user in the Administrators Group.
When you want to execute any of the above programs, make sure to log in as a user in the Administrators Group.
Note: For users who have E5052B with a serial prefix of MY421, these units do not contain the necessary programs
in their HDD at shipment. Visit the following URL to obtain the program.
http://www.agilent.com/find/ssa > Technical Support >Software Downloads & Utilities > Program/Utility
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Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Remote Access Interfaces
The user is responsible for providing security for the I/O ports for remote access by controlling physical
access to the I/O ports. The I/O ports must be controlled because they provide access to all user settings,
user states and the display image.
The I/O ports include RS-232, GPIB and LAN.
The LAN port provides the following services, which can be selectively disabled:
http
ftp
sockets
telnet
There is also a ‘ping’ service, which presently cannot be selectively disabled. The concern here might be
that it is possible to discover IP addresses of connected instruments in order to query their setups over the
net or break into the code.
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Product Declassification and Security
Product Name: 10 MHZ TO 7 GHZ SIGNAL SOURCE ANALYZER
Model Number(s): E5052B
Procedure for Declassifying a Faulty Instrument
As shipped from the factory, all the E5052Bs have the following instrument-specific calibration files stored on the
hard disk drive. When replacing a hard disk drive, in order to achieve specified performance, these files must be
copied to the new hard drive. These files are located in the directory, D:\syscal.
Perform the procedure described on the E5052B User’s Guide to declassifying an E5052B if it needs to be removed
from a secure area and be returned to a secure area.
The procedure can be found on Information on Maintenance on the E5052B User’s Guide.
The latest manual can be also downloaded from:
http://www.agilent.com/find/ssa > Technical Support > Manuals & Guides
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