In the fast growing drone industry wonderful applications have been developed. With a huge number of innovations on their way, it’s clear that the drone is here to stay. Keeping our airspace a safe(r) place is a huge task with this exponential growth of air traffic. Although most incidents are innocent (mostly related to a lack of background on rules and regulations) there is a growing amount of problematic activities. Detection, identification and mitigation technology is essential to protect people, institutions and strategic sites. Every case requires a specific approach and risk assessment. Our goal is to offer a no-nonsense approuch to the several technological solutions available & their feasibility.