CHASE-in-the-News: Anti-counterfeit Movement Gains Momentum
|UConn’s new Center for Hardware Assurance, Security, and Engineering is one of the latest to host workshops aimed at combating the counterfeit electronics industry.|
Industry has done much to raise awareness about the dangers of counterfeit electronic components, but by and large engineers and procurement professionals remain concerned about how to combat the problem. A counterfeit components study from Penton Media’s Design Engineering and Sourcing Group identified these and other trends last summer, highlighting the growing counterfeit problem across the entire electronics supply chain. As momentum grows to try and thwart the problem, more and more companies, individuals and agencies are stepping up to the plate to develop new solutions and educational programs to both detect counterfeits and keep them out of the supply chain in the first place….
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