Global Purchasing, James Carbone
Years ago, a buyer at a midsized electronics OEM told me he would rather have root canal surgery than buy components from an independent distributor. He had several bad experiences with independent distributors.
Government Security News,
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, has announced the expansion of its digitalDNA software and services platform to enable customers' business process controls and supply chain partner collaboration throughout the entire lifecycle of marking, validating and authenticating goods.
DesignNews, Rob Spiegel
The problem of counterfeiting keeps getting worse. In 2013, the US Customs and Border Protection reported more than 24,300 counterfeit shipment seizures, representing more than $1.7 billion in goods. Over the last five years, counterfeit seizures have increased nearly 50%.
Anthony Capaccio, BloombergBusiness
(Bloomberg) -- A single cyber-attack that cripples U.S. infrastructure is less likely than a succession of costly computer attacks, according to the nation’s top intelligence official. “Rather than a ‘cyber-Armageddon’ scenario that debilitates the entire U.S. infrastructure, we envision something different,” James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said in a report on global threats.