The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a leading organization dedicated to ensuring a secure cloud computing environment is working with Securing Smart Cities, a nonprofit global initiative focused on smart city cybersecurity, to set up drone guidelines.
Their report, co-authored by the CSA Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, provides guidance for the safe and secure creation and operation of municipal drone programs. To borrow from President Trump, it’s going to be Yuge.
Why is the Cloud Security Alliance involved? While you can control and monitor a DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter from a handset, you’re going to need more resources if you’re running hundreds or thousands of them. You need the resources of the cloud.