The Homeland Security secretary says changing the name of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is more than cosmetic, while also calling for new authorities to chase terrorist drones.
Like it or not, some 700,000 drones, maybe a million will be humming along in the skies in a few years.
A study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds, maybe the Federal Aviation Administration is a little too cautious in trying to develop regulations.
House Democrats are increasing their pressure on President Donald Trump to rescind his recent executive orders on official time and collective bargaining.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is under fire from House Democrats again, this time in response to a new report that suggests Pruitt purposely delayed responses to Freeddom of Information Act requests.
For today’s EXTRA episode, we speak with Anne Swanson, an attorney with Wilkinson Barker Knauer; Matt Scassero, director of the University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft System test site; and Mark Ryan, CEO of the Ryan Media Lab to learn about the wide variety of applications drones have, the regulatory and technological hurdles facing them, and how the greater Washington area is the perfect confluence of solutions to many of these problems.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants to reduce its number of applications and make data more accessible across the agency using cloud technology.
Dan Gettinger of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College said DoD wants to ramp up its acquisition of unmanned technology compared to previous years.
Today, we spoke to Mary Beth Borgwing, co-chair of Uniting Women in Cyber, and founder of Standish Cyber Corporation, to discuss how the D.C. region can serve as a great landing pad for up-and-coming cyber startups. It’s great to be close to the federal government and the source of regulations, but there’s still some work to be done to make it home for the cyber industry.
Homeland Security is weighing the commercial benefits of drone technology with security risks.