During the keynote address from Adam Ringle at the Data Center World Global Conference in Las Vegas, he asked if the audience thought the person shooting this video had broken the law.
The person shooing the video of the secret Walmart facility didn’t break any laws. The video shot from above the facility isn’t a criminal act. However, it’s a violation of the Federal Aviation Administration or FAA rules.
Ringle pointed out that Unmanned Aerial Systems now pose a threat to data center security. With a thermal camera attached to the drone, it’s possible for a data center to be fully mapped using thermal imaging technology. There are many other threats Ringle outlined in the talk, as well.