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Defense Department IG Expands Drone Cybersecurity Audit

The Department of Defense’s inspector general is expanding the scope of a previously announced investigation into the cybersecurity risks related to drones.

In March, the IG’s office kicked off an audit to ensure that the Pentagon had followed cyber and physical security controls for select unmanned aerial systems. But in a June 18 announcement, the IG’s office said that over the course of several site visits it determined there were additional cybersecurity risks related to commercial products.

As a result, the IG is changing its original objective.

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