Unauthorized Drone Activity Over Sporting Venues

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This document presents options for sporting venue owners and operators to consider to prevent, protect from, and respond to unauthorized drone activity. CISA encourages sporting venue owners and operators to take proactive measures to enhance their security posture. Most instances of unauthorized drone operations near sporting venues are likely fans seeking real-time game footage. However, malicious actors may use drones to disrupt, harass, or even cause physical injury or destruction of property. Regardless of intent, all unauthorized drone activity poses a potential risk. This product provides tangible actions that owners and operators can take to improve an organization’s capabilities to secure its people, systems, and facilities from unauthorized drone activity.