The vulnerability of UAVs to cyber attacks - An approach to the risk assessment

  title={The vulnerability of UAVs to cyber attacks - An approach to the risk assessment},
  author={Kim Hartmann and Christoph Steup},
  journal={2013 5th International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CYCON 2013)},
By 2012 the U.S. military had increased its investment in research and production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from $2.3 billion in 2008 to $4.2 billion [1]. Currently UAVs are used for a wide range of missions such as border surveillance, reconnaissance, transportation and armed attacks. UAVs are presumed to provide their services at any time, be reliable, automated and autonomous. Based on these presumptions, governmental and military leaders expect UAVs to improve national security… CONTINUE READING
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