day, it seems, news of another cyber breach emerges. From huge
entertainment companies to credit agencies to fast-food operations,
cyber attackers are doing their dirty work and putting the public at
The Office of the Secretary of Defense has awarded a contract to LMI and Interos Solutions,
an Alexandria-based company, to improve supply chain risk management
processes at the Department of Defense.
Electronics OEMs count supply chain risks as the most troubling set of
challenges their businesses face, ahead of global economic malaise and
MOSCOW, October 12 (RAPSI) – The U.S. Attorney for the
Eastern District of New York has asked a court, to give Viktoria
Klebanova, one of the defendants in the case over illegal export of
microelectronic components to Russia, a sentence below the advisory
range, the court documents available to RAPSI read on Thursday.
Battelle Memorial Institute has been awarded a US patent for a method to
distinguish counterfeit from genuine electronic components.
SAN FRANCISCO – Michael Hermus left the software startup world
two-and-a-half years ago to help the U.S. government get smarter about
information technology. The chief technology officer of the Department
of Homeland Security (DHS) sees progress in cybersecurity, but there’s
still a long road ahead.
When you think of black market goods, you typically think of drugs,
guns, and other illicit products. You probably don’t think of camera
accessories, specifically power accessories such as batteries, chargers,
and even external flashes. And yet there is a criminal and lucrative
trade in just that—one that photographers may not even be aware of.
In November of 2010, Jim Williams told me that Linear Technology, now part of Analog Devices,
was seeing more and more counterfeit ICs. This is where some
unscrupulous semiconductor company mislabels its inferior parts with
Linear Tech’s or some other top-tier company’s logo and part number.
Technological advancement, especially in electronics, has changed
mankind’s culture. Obsession with technology, mainly in developed
countries, is dictating the rapid increase of electronic waste
Three Miami-Dade County residents pled guilty yesterday to conspiracy to defraud the United
States and to illegally export aviation parts and equipment to Syria,
in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).