C4ISR & Networks, Amber Corrin
Officials at the Defense Department in the coming days will release a new cyber strategy that "will guide DoD's activities in cyberspace in defense and support of U.S. national interests," according to one official. Eric Rosenbach, assistant secretary of Defense for homeland defense and global security, on April 14 told lawmakers in a testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee's emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee that the new strategy is part of broader plans to strengthen the Pentagon's cybersecurity posture.
Securing Industry, Phil Taylor
The latest figures from the US government indicate both the value and number of seized counterfeit goods fell in 2014 compared to the prior year. There were 23,140 seizures last year, down 5 per cent on 2013, with the value of intercepted goods (at manufacturer’s suggested retail price [MSRP] - or the value of the goods had they been genuine) falling to $1.2bn from $1.7bn.
EBN, Jennifer Baljko
There's lots of noise these last few years about companies bringing back some of their manufacturing to North America. Cheaper energy options, better on-time delivery, and increasing wages in countries labeled low-cost have been cited as the main motivating factors.
Euro Supply Chain Jobs,
As the role of procurement within business continues to grow, so objectives have to change. In 2015, traditional targets such as reducing costs are still considered very important. However, as The Hackett Group's Key Issues 2015 study concludes, and as many already know, that is no longer enough.