Nearly every industry, from consumer and aerospace and defense to fashion and automotive buy electronic components. These parts need to be of the highest quality, especially for applications where safety and reliability are paramount, which is why the growing number of counterfeit parts is becoming an enormous problem.
Blockchain is becoming a hot item in the aerospace industry. NASA also seems to be warming up to blockchain technology and working on ways to deploy it into next-generation systems.
The federal government is worried about possible consequences of vulnerabilities in the global electronics and IT supply chain. The Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community are leading efforts to persuade tech companies to fundamentally alter the way they do business to better protect the integrity of their parts and products.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday launched a drive to push U.S. firms to better protect their trade secrets from foreign hackers, following a slew of cases accusing individuals and companies of economic espionage for China.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $41.4 billion for the month of November 2018...
A storm in the electronics industry is spreading into automotive, aerospace, healthcare industries and more — just about any supply chain that calls for electronic components.
About two months ago, cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike warned that China had stepped up efforts to steal intellectual property from American firms and trade secrets under president Trump’s administration.As it turns out, the crime had been going on right under our noses long before Trump ascended into the Oval Office.
The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against two alleged hackers suspected of working on the orders of the Chinese government as part what the U.S. alleges is a long-running effort to steal American intellectual property.
With the Defense Department putting a tighter focus on cybersecurity when dealing with contractors, the Aerospace Industries Association has responded with new voluntary industry standards that aim to complement the Pentagon’s work.
WASHINGTON—Chinese hackers are breaching Navy contractors to steal everything from ship-maintenance data to missile plans, officials and experts said, triggering a top-to-bottom review of cyber vulnerabilities.