Thank you to everyone who connected with us at Commercial UAV Expo 2020 last week!

What an exciting week of connection and education for the drone industry at last week’s Commercial UAV Expo! I know myself and the rest of the Kittyhawk team who participated in last week’s events were so pleased to be able to virtually meet and discuss how drones are being used today and where the industry is going for the future. Below check out some of the content from last week’s events including the release of our drone security white paper and a preview of the upcoming events you can connect with Kittyhawk at.

Download Kittyhawk’s ‘Factors, Tactics, and Methods for Securing UAS Operations’ White Paper Today

Last week, we published our new drone security white paper, ‘Factors, Tactics, and Methods for Securing UAS Operations’! This paper was designed as a primer to help you understand how you can establish a security posture inside your enterprise UAS program.

In this white paper you will find:

  • Best Practices for Doing a Risk Assessment of Your Organization’s Drone Program
  • How to Properly Classify the Types of Data Collected
  • Ways to Determine Your Potential Adversaries
  • How to Make a Data Flow Diagram to Assess Your Operating Picture
  • Operational Security Best Practices
  • How to Create a Security Culture in Your Organization

 If you haven’t already, download the white paper for free here.

Replay the Enterprise-Grade Security for Enterprise UAS Operations Webinar

Last Monday, Kittyhawk’s CTO and Founder, Joshua Ziering spoke with Commercial UAV News’ Editorial Director, Jeremiah Karpowicz about our new drone security white paper, ‘Factors, Tactics, and Methods for Securing UAS Operations’. During the webinar, he discussed some of the key pieces of this primer such as understanding what a security posture looks like in your organization, how to do a risk assessment for your UAS program, and more. If you missed or would like to rewatch the Enterprise-Grade Security for Enterprise UAS Operations webinar, click the image below or the link here.

What’s Next?

Pennsylvania’s Public and Private UAS Symposium

Join us September 29th- October 1st at Pennsylvania’s Public and Private UAS Symposium. During this three-day virtual event, hear from some of the greatest minds in the UAS field about current and proposed regulations, industry research, public service training initiatives, and more.

Kittyhawk’s Director of Policy and Legal, Andrew Elefant will be speaking with other industry experts about Remote ID on Wednesday, September 30th from 10:30 am–11:25 am ET.

As well as, Kittyhawk’s CEO and Founder, Jon Hegranes will be discussing with other expert panelists what’s next for UTM and UAM on Wednesday, September 30th from 1:00 pm-1:55 pm ET.

If you haven’t already, register today here.


Join us on October 5th – October 8th at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020. During this four-day virtual event, join the uncrewed systems community including users, technologists, and policymakers to collaborate on ideas, share lessons learned, and build new partnerships.

Make sure to attend the ‘How Partnerships Can Accelerate Safety Culture Adoption’ session with Kittyhawk’s CEO and Founder, Jon Hegranes and other industry expert panelists on Tuesday, October 6th from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM ET.

Click here to read more about this session and register for the event.

A big shout out to Commercial UAV Expo for facilitating a platform for us all to ‘gather’ virtually to discuss the future of the evolving UAS industry. We look forward to seeing you all at Commercial UAV Expo 2021 next year and to continue connecting virtually at the 2020 events to come!