Washington Targets Drones

Chemical makers gain a tool to keep unmanned aircraft off their sites.

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Drones pose significant threats to chemical facilities, as I warned about a year ago — “Plant Security Is Now Up in the Air.” In that column, I cited the increasing availability of lower-cost and more-capable drones that can carry payloads and cameras and the concerns their proliferation raise about protecting plant assets from attack and safeguarding intellectual property from theft. A more-recent CP article, “Watch Out for Wireless Network Attacks,” specifically focused on the possibility and ramification of drones disrupting a site’s wireless network. Fortunately, I hardly was alone in raising an alarm about such unmanned aircraft. For instance, the…

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