More than ever, federal contractors are being held responsible for the security of their supply chains—and the pressure is growing. This is especially true for those supporting the military and intelligence communities, as adversaries seek to launch novel, asymmetrical attacks onthe most vulnerable points in the defense-industrial base.
MIT researchers have developed a battery-free cryptographic ID tag that’s small enough to fit on virtually any product and verify its authenticity. The millimetre-sized ID chip includes a cryptographic processor, an antenna array that transmits data in the high terahertz range, and photovoltaic diodes for power, say the researchers behind the project.
This effect already started in the 80’s with larger European electronics groups settling themselves in China to benefit from the cheap labour and resources. They all started joint ventures with Chinese shareholders setting up production plants to produce European developed Intellectual Property (IP).
Factories in China are the center of the electronics industry’s supply chain, and manufacturers are increasingly worried that disruptions linked to the COVID-19 coronavirus could delay production for weeks.
The semiconductor industry appears to have escaped the direct impact of the coronavirus crisis so far, but the market is likely to suffer the repercussions as the outbreak slows or suspends production among electronics manufacturers, according to Omdia.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said its officers at the northern border crossing of International Falls, Minnesota, stopped a shipment of 1,088 counterfeit LED screens from entering the consumer market.
The United States is pushing back on Chinese access to U.S. technology: On Thursday, federal prosecutors filed racketeering and conspiracy charges against Huawei, a Chinese company that has long been on the U.S. government’s radar.
The Trump administration is considering halting to China the sale of an aircraft engine produced in part by General Electric, two people familiar with the discussions said, part of a broader effort to limit the flow of technology there that could one day give Beijing an economic and security edge.
WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it was extending a Temporary General License (TGL) for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List for an additional 45 days.
New anti-counterfeiting policies represent progress in the fight against a wide range of fake goods but more action is needed to address the threat of counterfeit microchips that undermine national security, critical infrastructure and public safety, the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER) said today.