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She Said Privacy/He Said Security

Feb 25, 2021

Michael Hill is the Founder and CEO of Cumulus Technologies, Inc., an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) consulting company that helps municipalities, public safety entities, enterprises, and school districts operate UAS drones in the National Airspace. Michael is an FAA Part 107 Pilot and one of the top experts in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Urban Air Mobility (UAM), and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM). 

Michael holds multiple board positions with technology, aviation, and UAS organizations and frequently speaks at community and industry events about the progress of technology in the UAS industry. His vast experience with UAS technology includes aerial mapping, telecom inspections, wind turbine inspections, oil and gas inspections, and much more. 

In this episode…

When you think about common threats to your privacy and security in your day-to-day life, what comes to mind? For most people, the answer includes social media, smartphones, and Big Tech corporations. But did you know that Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)—commonly known as drones—can pose a substantial threat to your privacy and security? 

According to UAS expert Michael Hill, the future of drones in our society is both exciting and daunting. While UAS technology is being used to create incredible inventions such as air taxis and delivery carriers, companies may also be using drones to collect, sell, and profit from your data without your knowledge or consent. So, what can you do to protect your personal information from drones today?

In this episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels sit down with Michael Hill, the Founder and CEO of Cumulus Technologies, Inc., to discuss the complex world of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Listen in as Michael talks about the limits of your navigational airspace rights, how a UAS can harbor and sell your personal data, and his exciting predictions for the future of drones. Stay tuned!