DJI drones pass critical data security metric set by US, Canada
DJI says its drone hardware has been validated in a vital security benchmark established jointly by the US Department of Commerce and the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. Achieving this globally recognized security standard is important for the Chinese drone maker, which has faced recurrent negative publicity on accusations that its drones share user data back with state organizations in China.
DJI Core Crypto Engine – a firmware hybrid cryptographic module that provides foundational security services for the entire platform, including cryptography, key management, platform identity, secure boot, and secure Life Cycle State (LCS) – has passed the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) to receive Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2.
As DJI points out, FIPS 140-2 compliance has been widely adopted around the world in both governmental and non-governmental sectors as a practical security benchmark and realistic best…