Program Finalized for Counterfeit Electronic Parts & Electronic Supply Chain Symposium – SMTA

Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain
June 24-26, 2014
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
College Park, MD

SMTA and CALCE University of Maryland are pleased to announce the 2014 Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and share your insights with experts from government, industry and academia who are addressing the counterfeit problem.

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California Jury Convicts Former CEO of Battery Distributor for Selling Counterfeit Substandard Batteries to U.S. Military – USDOJ

LOS ANGELES – A federal jury has convicted the former CEO of the Simi Valley-based battery distributor Powerline Inc. of defrauding the government by selling more than $2.6 million in cheap, knock-off batteries to the U.S. Department of Defense. … More at USDOJ: US Attorney’s Office – CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA.

FAR / DFAR Case Update (11 April 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (6 April 2014)

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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Briefings from 27 March Public Meeting on Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts, Further Implementation

Briefings from the 27 March public meeting on “Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts, Further Implementation” are available here …

DPAP | Defense Acquisition Regulations System | Counterfeit Electronic Parts

Did IAF’s ‘US-made’ C-130J Super Hercules that crashed have fake Chinese parts? – The Times of India

WASHINGTON: India’s newly-acquired American C-130J Super Hercules plane that crashed last week near Gwalior has been under intense scrutiny …

More at The Times of India.

FAR / DFAR Case Update (21 March 2014)

DoD is hosting a public meeting [March 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EDT] to obtain the views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding further implementation of the requirement for detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts, as required by a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. …More at Federal Register

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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FAR / DFAR Case Update (14 March 2014)

DoD is hosting a public meeting [March 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EDT] to obtain the views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding further implementation of the requirement for detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts, as required by a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. …More at Federal Register

Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ …

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NDIA Global Supply Chain Summit – Security, Threats, and Mitigations – March 25&26

This Summit will be the first of a 4-part series on supply chain risk as it threatens Product Integrity.  Specifically, we will discuss:

  • What is the direct correlation from supply chain risk management to Cybersecurity, and how can we connect these conversations and heighten the level of focus?
  • How are different industries affected by where their supply chain traverses the global economy?
  • How is the expansion of the counterfeiting industry threatening national security?
  • How are companies addressing insider threats, either malicious or unintentional?

More at NDIA.

Mitigating Risks of Counterfeit and Tainted Components – CrossTalk Magazine (March/April 2014)

“Though not an exhaustive list, the articles in this issue of CrossTalk demonstrate the breadth of anti- counterfeiting and supply chain risk management efforts taking place as well as the depth of the need to share data and lessons learned. …”

Mitigating Risks of Counterfeit and Tainted Components – CrossTalk Magazine (March/April 2014).

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