Protecting Against the Threat of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) is a best practice guide from the Department of Homeland Security.  Although the document is targeted toward airspace awareness and security measures for federal departments and agencies to protect against malicious UAS, the guide is useful for owners and operators of critical infrastructure, stadiums, mass gathering venues, public safety, law enforcement, and other homeland security related stakeholders.

Publication Date- November 2020

Protecting Against the Threat of UAS includes the following topics:

  • An overview of UAS
  • Threats posed by UAS
  • UAS vulnerability assessments
  • Protective measures and activities
  • How to develop a facility response plan for UAS incidents
  • How to increase workforce awareness
  • How to engage with community partners

There are no noted distribution statements or limitations of this publicly available information.

Author- U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency, Interagency Security Committee

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