October 15, 2021

After adding Huawei and Honor to the “blacklist” and breaking relations with Google, the US Department of Homeland Security expressed concern about Chinese UAV manufacturers. The ministry said that the drones can send confidential information of Americans in the Middle Kingdom.

DJI can go to Ban after Huawei and Honor
DJI Mavic Air Drone – Onyx Black

A statement from the Cyber ​​Security Agency at the US Department of Homeland Security said that Chinese drones contain components that can collect data from US companies and transfer them to manufacturers’ servers that the Chinese authorities have access to.

The United States government is seriously concerned about any technological product that transmits American data into the territory of an authoritarian state, which allows its intelligence services to have unhindered access to this information or otherwise abuse this access.

These concerns are equally relevant to some Chinese-made devices (unmanned aircraft systems) that can collect and transmit information about the people and organizations that use them.

Companies whose activities affect national security or the most important functions of a nation must remain particularly vigilant, since they may be more likely to be spying and stealing confidential data.

DJI can go to Ban after Huawei and Honor
DJI Mavic Pro

The report does not indicate any specific manufacturers, but 79% of the UAVs used in the USA are released by the Chinese company DJI. Representatives of the latter noted that owners are given complete control over how data is collected, stored and processed, and they can follow all the precautions recommended by the US Department of Homeland Security.

“At DJI, security is at the heart of everything we do. The safety of our technologies has been independently verified by the US government and leading US companies. For government customers requiring additional guarantees, we provide unmanned aerial vehicles that do not transmit data to DJI or via the Internet, and our customers can follow all the precautions recommended by the US Department of Homeland Security. Every day, US companies, rescue services, and agencies under the US government trust DJI drone-riders to save lives, increase worker safety, and perform vital operations. Therefore, we take our responsibility very seriously, ”the official statement from DJI said.

DJI can go to Ban after Huawei and Honor
DJI Phantom 4

By the way, the US authorities have already clarified that sanctions against Huawei will come only after three months, on August 19.

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Source: Edition.CNN.com

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