Understanding the Drone Threat – For security professionals, the scope of the threat is huge and evolving.

Last summer, fans at a San Diego Padres baseball game caught a glimpse of the future when a drone crashed into the stands. Thankfully, the operator was a hobbyist who had lost control of his drone and nobody was hurt. But the incident highlighted the drone threat, both in terms of a potential physical attack as well the capability to gather video surveillance and livestream it online, where malicious actors can exploit that footage in a number of ways. In a recent report, Goldman Sachs estimated that the total drone market could reach $100 billion by 2020. And while we tend to think of drones as tools for the military, commercial aviation and hobbyists, the reality is that drones play significant roles in every sector of the economy, from agriculture to entertainment and everything in between. For security professionals, the scope of the threat is huge and evolving. Continue> https://securitytoday.com/articles/2018/11/19/understanding-the-drone-threat.aspx #drone#drones #uav #uas #DroneExpert #Tech #Security #TerrorThreat #DroneDefence

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