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Researchers warn open sky drone policy poses cybercriminal risk

On Wednesday, academics from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories revealed the results of a new study which examined over 200 techniques and technologies which are currently in use to detect and disable drones. … Continue reading

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Digital shields at British airports could prevent chaos from rogue drones

Giant virtual domes which protect runways from rogue drones could be introduced at British airports to prevent a repeat of the chaos that grounded hundreds of Christmas flights. The multi-million-pound, 30-mile-high digital shields, based on a similar principle to Israel’s … Continue reading

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NASA Announces Drone Traffic Test Locations

NASA has chosen locations in Nevada and Texas to assess the safe use of drones in crowded urban environments. On February 19th, NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project announced where it will test the fourth and final stage … Continue reading

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Exploring the Collaboration Between NASA, the FAA and Drone Industry to Develop a Cloud-Based UTM System

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are partnering with private companies to develop a cloud-based traffic management system that could handle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) operating in the national airspace, the Department of … Continue reading

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