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Free Webinar- Introduction to ESD - Feb 14 or Feb 16, 2017

Kristal Snider
02/09/2017

Do You Know: What ESD is? Why ESD can be dangerous for your products? Types of ESD device damage? How much money ESD damage can cost your business? Solutions to prevent ESD damage?

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China Remains the Primary Source Economy for Counterfeit Activity in FY2016

Kristal Snider
02/07/2017

A record number of IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) violations were reported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in FY2016.

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Cyber Threats in Every Day Life

Damir Akhoundov
12/07/2016

Everyone is on the lookout for computer viruses and different malware these days. They can make your computer become slow or unresponsive, trigger spam emails to be sent from your e-mail client and can compromise sensitive information. A majority of the population believes they are aware of the dangers these malicious surprises can cause resulting in inconvenience and annoyance, but what many individuals and business owners do not realize is that there is a new emerging threat that can swiftly render your entire company's (and customer’s!) data obsolete or even put it completely out of your reach.

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Latest AS9100 standard brings counterfeit part control to aerospace manufacturing

Christopher Paris
11/17/2016

The aerospace standards AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 aim to establish minimum baselines for quality management systems for manufacturers, repair stations and stockist distributors, respectively. Companies are then audited against those standards in order to achieve “certification” by an accredited third party registrar; this certification can open access to contracts available from government agencies, OEMs and aerospace primes.

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SAE International Publishes Revision B of AS5553 and ARP6328

Anne-Liese Heinichen
11/10/2016

On September 12, 2016, SAE International published Revision B of Aerospace Standard AS5553 Counterfeit Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition along with ARP6328 Guideline for Development of Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition Systems.

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SAE AS6171 (Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Parts) PUBLISHED!

Anne-Liese Heinichen
11/01/2016

SAE International has just published AS6171 – Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Electrical, Electronic and Electromechanical Parts. According to SAE, the standard was developed to, “provide uniform requirements, practices and methods for testing EEE parts to mitigate the risks of receiving or using SC [suspect/counterfeit] EEE parts.”

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DFARS – The Continuing Journey

Bob Bodemuller, Lockheed Martin Missiles and & Fire Control (MFC)
10/24/2016

Since the original passage of Section 818 in the 2012 NDAA we have all been on the counterfeit mitigation/avoidance roller coaster. First the law was passed and we awaited the first DFARS. Finally, the first DFARS case was open for public comment and industry provided a large amount of feedback and suggestions regarding how the DFARS could affect industry. Next we waited with anticipation to see what the result would be.

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Cyber Crime, Your Bank Accounts, and Your Insurance

Kristal Snider
10/19/2016

Nearly half of all business owners carry some form of cyber insurance but small businesses lag behind, largely because they don’t see themselves as vulnerable to an attack when, in fact, they are viewed by cybercriminals as the lowest hanging fruit. Rightfully so considering a startling 47% of small to midsize companies have not made cybersecurity a priority.

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Anne-Liese Heinichen
10/13/2016

Retired General Keith Alexander who served as Director of the National Security Agency and Commander of the United States Cyber Command referred to cyber crime as the "greatest transfer of wealth in human history". The anonymity provided by cyberspace and the sheer number of connected people and devices ensures cyber crime will remain an area of growth for criminal networks and of risk for individuals, businesses and governments.

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Cyber Crime Victim Sues Insurance Provider for Denying $480,000.00 Claim

Kristal Snider
10/07/2016

AFGlobal Corporation, a Texas based AS9100 certified manufacturer servicing the aerospace market, is battling their insurance company in a Texas district court to get back $480,000.00 lost to a cyber scam dubbed “Business Email Compromise” by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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