DJI Mavic 3, Mini 2, Air 2S drones clear cybersecurity risk audit
So, here’s some good news for DJI drone users who regularly find themselves getting perplexed by reports of a purported “Chinese drone spy threat.” A new independent audit of DJI Mavic 3, Mini 2, and Air 2S drones, as well as the DJI Fly app for iOS and Android, has found that the products fulfill key cybersecurity and privacy protection requirements established by both the US and Europe.
This development is important because while there have been several independent audits in the past that have reviewed and cleared the cybersecurity protocols for DJI drones used in sensitive government and business operations, no such audit has focused solely on drones designed for fun and entertainment.
As part of the audit process, German testing and certification firm TÜV SÜD purchased consumer-centric DJI Mavic 3, Mini 2, and Air 2S drones independently through open commercial channels and downloaded the DJI Fly app for both iOS and Android.
The auditors then…