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Canadian mining company offers drone security training

mining drone training

Drone security, it's new, daunting and reflects the pace at which innovative technology can change the face of an industry. Training in the industry is almost non-existant. Drones themselves however, have been around for quite some time, and have allowed certified 'pilots' to become experts in flying drones with skill and precision. That's the ethos behind one Canadian mining company...

Drone security technology to monitor inside & outside homes

Drone to monitor home

Throughout the past couple of months we have seen drone security develop to assist with security threats that businesses and civilians face daily. In a previous article it was mentioned Aptonomy Inc. developing a drone security system that acted as a flying "security guard" which would monitor a chosen area. But what if there was a system that went further...

From drone-defense to drone-protection, Amazon’s new security patent

Amazon Drone Patent

It began with a few rumors, quirky youtube videos and 'insider scoops' - the future was here, drones were to be used for delivery. Amazon was to send items to their customers through the use of commercial drones. However, malicious reality soon struck. As simple as it was to get the idea up in the air, others were proving it even simpler to...

NASA, AT&T watchdog technology to monitor all drones

NASA and AT&T drone monitoring system

AT&T has earned it's reputation to become the third largest telecommunications company in the world. Now the company wants to pair with NASA and serve as a watchdog for all drones within the United States - and in the process, become a main icon in supervising the national airspace. On 10th November, AT&T announced that they would be collaborating with...

Dubai Deploys ‘Drone Hunter’ to Secure Airport

Dubai Drone Hunter

Dubai airport, the third busiest in the world, has already been forced to shut four times this year because of unauthorized drone activity, creating a headache for airlines and their passengers. The most recent closure lasted for 90 minutes on Oct. 29, in which 22 flights had to be diverted to other airports. Each shutdown costs the airport approximately $1...

Aptonomy Inc. Introduces Self-Flying Security Guard

Security Drone

Aptonomy Inc. has gone above and beyond with the introduction of their new security system. The company has developed security drone technology that could make prison breaks, robberies or malicious intrusions a lot harder for those with intent. Labelling it a kind of “flying security guard,” the company has built its systems around the DJI S-1000+, a camera-carrying octocopter. On top of the original design,...

Anti-drone system being developed by Deutsche Telekom

DEUTSCHE TELEKOM (DT) has confirmed development is underway for an anti-drone system in hopes of keeping drones away from airports, stadiums and test tracks. Also the parent company of T-Mobile, DT suggests the anti-drone defense system could launch as early as this year. DroneSec understands a number of car manufacturers are suddenly realizing the big business behind anti-drone defense systems, in...

Amazon Wants Police to Have Tiny Assistant Drone

As Amazon presses on with its plan to one day send package-carrying drones on delivery runs to customers, the company has revealed it also has an idea for police to utilize its UAV technology in other ways. Described as an “unmanned aerial vehicle assistant,” the miniature quadcopter dreamed up by Amazon engineers would sit on the shoulders of law enforcers until called...

3 Drone Security Startups Making Rogue Pilots Think Twice

Drone Security Startup Skywall

WITH THE RECENT popularization of drones, some drone security startups have been noticing an increasing number of unmanned aircraft in our airways. Although some of these aircraft are piloted by experienced commercial operators, the majority of new drones are piloted by individuals who have little no experience, and as such some serious concerns have arisen. Drones are frequently spotted flying over...

Solar Panels and Businesses at Risk of Hacking

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We know all know our emails and other personal computer related information can get hacked but what about solar panels? Recently the computer security industry's took their annual trip to Las Vegas this week for a trio of conferences in order to find out the ways criminals can breach our increasingly connected world. This years talks brought out a few interesting, yet...

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