Penn Yan man admits falsifying inspections for Space X parts

Rochester, N.Y. — A Yates County man could spend over a decade in prison for falsifying inspection reports for parts used by Space X and other Department of Defense contractors. James Smalley, 42, of Penn Yan pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Wednesday to allegations that he falsified inspection reports and testing certifications while… Continue reading Penn Yan man admits falsifying inspections for Space X parts

Can Big Data Solve the Counterfeiting Problem?

https://epsnews.com/2016/08/01/can-big-data-solve-counterfeiting-problem/ The electronics supply chain has been trying almost from its inception to prevent or weed out counterfeit components. Solutions to date include marking components with a unique identifier and procuring parts only through authorized channels. But several companies in recent months have suggested that following the data generated by a component’s manufacturing, test, QC… Continue reading Can Big Data Solve the Counterfeiting Problem?

Counterfeit Parts: DOD Needs to Improve Reporting and Oversight to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

What GAO Found Department of Defense (DOD) agencies and contractors submitted 526 suspect counterfeit parts reports in the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) from fiscal years 2011 through 2015. These were submitted primarily by contractors. Defense agencies and contractor officials explained that congressional attention to counterfeit parts in 2011 and 2012 led to increased reporting,… Continue reading Counterfeit Parts: DOD Needs to Improve Reporting and Oversight to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Defense Department Proposes to Expand Applicability of Electronic-Counterfeit-Parts Regulations; Tens of Thousands of Contractors and Subcontractors—Including Small Businesses—Affected

https://www.dorsey.com/newsresources/publications/client-alerts/2015/09/electronic-counterfeit-parts-regulations itemImage.AlternateText Defense Department Proposes to Expand Applicability of Electronic-Counterfeit-Parts Regulations; Tens of Thousands of Contractors and Subcontractors—Including Small Businesses—Affected September 22, 2015 It has long been a goal of the Federal government to eliminate counterfeit parts—parts of unknown (and likely false) origin and uncertain reliability—from the procurement supply chain. But these efforts have picked… Continue reading Defense Department Proposes to Expand Applicability of Electronic-Counterfeit-Parts Regulations; Tens of Thousands of Contractors and Subcontractors—Including Small Businesses—Affected

DARPA’s Proposed Dielets to Guard Against Counterfeiting

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1061&doc_id=278760& Ask engineers to solve a problem, and they’re bound to come with something. The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) can attest to that. Last year, the agency published a call for proposals turning to engineers to develop a nearly microscopic component that could be attached to system components. The idea behind the… Continue reading DARPA’s Proposed Dielets to Guard Against Counterfeiting

New York Man Admits Supplying Falsely Remarked Computer Chips Used in U.S. Military Helicopters

http://www.justice.gov/usao-ct/pr/new-york-man-admits-supplying-falsely-remarked-computer-chips-used-us-military Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JEFFREY KRANTZ, 50, of New York, N.Y., waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty today in Hartford federal court to supplying customers with falsely remarked microprocessor chips, many of which were used in U.S. Military and commercial helicopters. “The distribution… Continue reading New York Man Admits Supplying Falsely Remarked Computer Chips Used in U.S. Military Helicopters

Tiny Spirals May Make Counterfeiting Impossible

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1326814 PORTLAND, Ore. — Counterfeiting today has become epidemic for all things valuable, from currency to credit cards to microchips. Making sure that fakes can be detected is an on-going process that researchers worldwide are developing, with many successes like the holograms on credit cards and currency. Now researchers at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee) believe… Continue reading Tiny Spirals May Make Counterfeiting Impossible

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Laying Down the Law Against Counterfeiters

http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?section_id=1162&doc_id=274110& Those involved in peddling counterfeit components have done their business with relative impunity. But the successful prosecution of a perpetrator in the US may mark the beginning of some law and order in the rampant illegal counterfeit trade. In what could serve as a legal precedent, a Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to charges… Continue reading Laying Down the Law Against Counterfeiters

Global IC Trading Group collaborates with ChromoLogic LLCs

Global IC Trading Group (GICTG) is pleased to collaborate and support the development of ChromoLogic LLCs Optical Single Authentication Technology (OPSAT) under the DoD Rapid Innovation Fund (HQ0034-13-BAA-RIF-0001/ DLA-13-BAA-RIF-002) “Anti-Counterfeiting Protection: Single Authentication Technology for Multiple High Risk Commodities.” GICTG is an approved supplier for the Qualified Testing Supplier List (QTSL) and Qualified Suppliers List… Continue reading Global IC Trading Group collaborates with ChromoLogic LLCs