Border Agency Didn’t Secure Drone Surveillance Video, Photos for 2 Years

NextGov: The agency that protects U.S. borders isn’t effectively securing the images and video it collects using drones, nor was it aware of some of the security and privacy checks it was supposed to be doing, according to a recent auditor’s report.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection not only failed to continuously monitor its drone video and photo systems for digital attacks, but also didn’t effectively oversee contractors that accessed those systems or secure the physical locations where images and video were collected and stored, according to the Sept. 21 inspector general’s report.

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