In February 2014, the FBI charged a Florida man, Marc
Heera, with selling a cloned version of the Hondata s300, a plug-in
module for the engine computer that reads data from sensors in Honda
cars and automatically adjusts the air-fuel mixture, idle speed, and
other factors to improve performance.
Merger and acquisition activity in the semiconductor industry has
accelerated over the last couple of years, and is playing into the hands
Since launching in April 2015, Amazon’s new business-to-business (B2B)
marketplace has been doing some tidy business. Inside a year, Amazon
Business has topped $1 billion in sales and hit a month-over-month
growth rate of 20%.
Anti-Counterfeiting Forum (ACF) saw companies meet to share experiences
and the latest techniques in combating counterfeit products.
Introduction: Imagine the incidents such as an aircraft failing when in
the air with boarded passengers, the medical equipment blurs off in the
middle of the surgery, the missile misses the target and hits the own
camp and a heavily invested satellite fails reaching its destiny.
Lawmakers are worried about the vulnerabilities of the Defense
Department’s supply chain and the risk of adversaries inserting
malicious material into Pentagon weapons systems.
The Pentagon has awarded an almost $100 million contract to provide state-of-the-art technology to the US military.
The defense industry’s concerns regarding microelectronics is expanding
beyond counterfeit components and into the realm of cybersecurity,
according to a report issued this month by the Defense Science Board Task Force.
As the amount of semiconductor content in cars, medical and industrial
applications increases, so does the concern about how long these devices
will function properly—and what exactly that means.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Mar. 2, 2017) – Rockwell Collins
has become the first company in the world to achieve Counterfeit
Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP) accreditation for its supply
chain management procedures.