About DefenderShield

Our Mission

Based in the United States, DefenderShield® is a team of passionate engineers, scientists, and health enthusiasts with decades experience in technology health and wellness.

Our mission is to improve digital wellness and reduce the harmful effects of technology, with our range of EMF shielding solutions and resources.

We strongly believe EMF protection is necessary to reduce our chronic exposure to electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation that emits from digital devices and screens.

Trusted Experts

Our founder, Daniel T. DeBaun has over 40 years of engineering experience in the telecommunications industry, where he held a variety of leadership and executive positions at SAIC, Telcordia, AT&T and Bell Labs. He has also written the book Radiation Nation: The Fallout of Modern Technology, a complete EMF guide book to help the public understand EMFs in an easy and accessible way.

We consult frequently with our Medical & Scientific Advisory Board which is composed of functional neurologists, biochemists, chiropractors, sleep experts, and brain, eye and ear practitioners. These medical practitioners and biology researchers counsel us on the latest scientific laboratory findings and clinical observations. We have learned it takes a tribe to intelligently help guide our customers to shielding solutions and to help address underlying symptoms of EMF exposure.

What We Offer

Through years of research and testing, DefenderShield® is proud to offer the best and most effective EMF shielding in the world. We provide functional and state-of-the-art Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) protection for ultimate safety while using today’s modern mobile technology.

Our product lines incorporate a range of scientifically-tested shielding materials that can block up to 99% of EMF radiation frequencies from 0-90 GHz, including the entire 5th Generation spectrum. No other mobile device shielding in the world blocks frequencies up to 90 GHz.

Different product lines offer different ranges of shielding, and use the most effective materials available for each product’s functionality.

Our products outperform others based on quality, shielding ability and substantiation of claims based on science and testing. No other products on the market block the range of EMF emissions that our products block. Other companies do not offer lab-tested protection, or they use terms outside physics or science.

We strive to offer the best and most cutting-edge protective solutions for our customers, solutions based on sound science and engineering. We believe in our products and use them daily in our own lives.

Our Promise

The trusted worldwide leader in EMF protection & safety, DefenderShield offers the platinum standard in mobile device EMF radiation & 5G protection.

You can have peace of mind knowing that DefenderShield is helping to keep you safe and protected. We pride ourselves on our receptive and knowledgeable customer service, as well as the vast amount of resources and scientifically-backed information available on our website.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Read below to learn more about our story.

The DefenderShield Team

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Our Story

My name is Daniel DeBaun, CEO of DefenderShield. I’m a telecommunications engineer who founded DefenderShield in 2011 with my son Ryan.

The Light Bulb Moment

It all started in 2010, when my sons came to visit my wife and me over the holidays.

As many employees are doing nowadays, they were working remotely for their jobs, typing away on their laptops in their laps for hours at a time.

My wife said to my boys, “That can’t be good for you! I want grandchildren one day!”

What she said immediately caught my attention and something clicked in my mind.

Now, my wife had no science or medical background, but her intuition told her that whatever “radiating stuff” that was coming from the bottom of the laptops probably wasn’t going to help her sons have children any time soon.

And she was right!

From my engineering background at Bell Labs and AT&T, I knew that all electrical equipment and electronic devices emit “low levels” of radiation called Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF), also referred to as Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). I also knew that this non-ionizing radiation was not thought of as harmful at the time, as it was “not powerful enough” to affect our cells.

Investigating the Problem

However, it turns out that once I looked at all the scientific research, an extensive body of evidence was actually showing that these low-level emissions from laptops, cell phones, and other devices had negative biological effects on humans. Unfortunately, there was a lot more out there than I thought there would be.

As an engineer, I know that certain materials and processes can block radiation emissions from electronics. So naturally, I figured a product had to exist that my sons could use to shield the radiation. I searched and searched online, but to my surprise,I could not find anything that completely blocked the radiation.

In fact, it didn’t seem like anyone really understood what the issue was or how to mitigate the problem.

From what I could find in a small set of existing products, they could only block about 75–85 percent of one type of radiation emission. As for the other products out there, almost everything had unsubstantiated claims or used some wacky gobbledygook explanations that had no basis in science.

That’s when I took it upon myself to create a solution. If nothing existed, I was going to fix that.

Creating a Solution

I worked on the problem for a few months, and after a lot of trial and error, I was able to create a process to block all forms of EMF radiation emitted from the bottom of a laptop.

I began making shields for my sons and then for some friends and family in the basement of my home. Everyone that used the shields seemed to understand their shielding value, so we created the DefenderPad Laptop Radiation & Heat Shield and took it from there.

With my son Ryan, we formally founded DefenderShield about a year later, in 2011. Since then, we have expanded our product lines to include EMF-shielding cases and accessories for cell phones and tablets, as well as other EMF and 5G protection products.

It has been an amazing journey, and I am humbled and gratified to be able to help people protect themselves from EMF radiation emissions.


— Daniel T. DeBaun, DefenderShield Co-Founder & CEO

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