Category Archives: Standards

Counterfeit Prevention Standards Gap Analysis — 17 May 2018 Update

Counterfeit Prevention, Detection and Avoidance Standards Gap Analysis for Hardware Products (Updated 17 May 2018)

Henry Livingston

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AS6810 – Requirements for Accreditation Bodies when Accrediting Test Laboratories Performing Detection of Suspect/Counterfeit in Accordance with AS6171 General Requirements and the Associated Test Methods

The following document has been released …

AS6810 – Requirements for Accreditation Bodies when Accrediting Test Laboratories Performing Detection of Suspect/Counterfeit in Accordance with AS6171 General Requirements and the Associated Test Methods

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Technical Program Announced – CALCE/SMTA Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials

Technical Symposium and Expo: June 26-28, 2018
Workshops: June 28, 2018
College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
College Park, MD

Technical session topics include:

  • What is being Counterfeited – Within and Beyond electronics?
  • Are the Standards Adequate to Protect You?
  • Panel Discussion – Challenges with AS671 Accreditation–Can it Handle Obsolete Parts?
  • Technological Solutions: Tagging, Tracing, Authenticating
  • How the US Government Agencies are Reacting
  • How to Detect Counterfeit Parts with Confidence
  • Bringing Information Security in the Solution Space
  • Impacts on Industry and Society

More at SMTA
 

Counterfeit Prevention Standards Gap Analysis — 19 Apr 2018 Update

Revision A to AS6171 – Test Methods Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Parts has been published.

Here is an update to the standards gap analysis I have been maintaining…

Counterfeit Prevention, Detection and Avoidance Standards Gap Analysis for Hardware Products (Updated 19 Apr 2018)

Henry Livingston

Counterfeit Prevention Standards Gap Analysis — 7 Feb 2018 Update

It has been quit a while since I worked on the standards gap analysis I have been maintaining. Here is an update…

Counterfeit Prevention, Detection and Avoidance Standards Gap Analysis for Hardware Products (Updated 7 Feb 2018)

Henry Livingston

Supply Chain Risk Management Reliability Standards

A Proposed Rule by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission …

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) proposes to approve supply chain risk management Reliability Standards CIP-013-1 (Cyber Security – Supply Chain Risk Management), CIP-005-6 (Cyber Security – Electronic Security Perimeter(s)) and CIP-010-3 (Cyber Security – Configuration Change Management and Vulnerability Assessments). The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization, submitted the proposed Reliability Standards for Commission approval in response to a Commission directive. In addition, the Commission proposes that NERC develop and submit certain modifications to the supply chain risk management Reliability Standards.

More at federalregister.gov

Counterfeit Prevention Standards Gap Analysis — 22 May 2017 Update

It has been quit a while since I worked onthe standards gap analysis I have been maintaining. Here is an update…

Counterfeit Prevention, Detection and Avoidance Standards Gap Analysis for Hardware Products (Updated 22 May 2017)

Henry Livingston

Recent DoD Adoption Notices (AS6171 and AS6496)

On 28 March 2017, the following standards were adopted by DoD (Adopting Activity: DLA Land and Maritime) …

  • SAE AS6171, “Test Method Standard; General Requirements, Suspect/Counterfeit, Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Parts”
  • SAE AS6496, “Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronics Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Authorized/Franchised Distribution”

Other DFARS Cases of Interest

A colleague referred me to two open DFARS cases that may be of interest to this audience. Both are related to counterfeit parts avoidance regulations …

DFARS 2017-D014 “Use of Commercial or Non-Government Standards”
Synopsis: Implements section 875 of the NDAA for FY 2017 (Pub. L. 114-328), which requires DoD to use commercial or non-Government standards in lieu of military specifications and standards, and encourage contractors to propose commercial or non-Government standards and industry-wide practices that meet the intent of the military specifications and standards.
Status: 05/03/2017 DARC received Quality Assurance Cmte draft proposed DFARS rule. Will discuss draft proposed DFARS rule on 05/17/2017.

DFARS 2017-D021 “Contractor Business Systems”
Synopsis: Implements sections 893 of the NDAA for FY 2017 (Pub. L. 114-328) to revise the requirements for review of contractor business systems.
Status: 01/11/2017 DARC Director tasked Ad Hoc Cmte. to draft proposed DFARS rule. Report due 03/08/2017. Report due date extended to 05/24/2017.

AS/EN 9120:2016 – Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors

The following is a copy of correspondence from the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) …

The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) is pleased to announce the 2016 release of AS/EN 9120 Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Distributors standard to publication bodies. All certified organizations desiring to continue AS/EN 9120 certification will be required to transition to this new standard, with transition activities occurring according to the table below.

IAQG would like all users to be aware of AS/EN 9120:2016 Quality Management Systems (QMS) deployment support material available on the public IAQG website at http://www.sae.org/iaqg/organization/9120.htm.

The AS/EN 9120:2016 deployment support material includes:

– Key Changes presentation that includes Clause-by-Clause information

– Correlation Matrix that relates the 2016 to the 2009 standard version and relates the 2009 to the 2016 standard version

– Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

IAQG is providing a series of free webinars to stakeholders to help users understand the standard changes and intent. Please select the webinar link that fits best with your schedule and do not sign-up for multiple sessions of the same webinar. The content will be the same and we would like many organizations to have an opportunity to attend. After you register using the link below, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to participate.

9120B:2016 Key Changes (1.5 Hours) ? Overview of quality management principles, key changes in ISO 9001 and AS/EN 9120, Clause-by-Clause review and high level summary of changes.

– November 15: 0900-1030 Eastern Time
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4350950408459451908
Webinar ID: 755-474-403
– November 29: 0900-1030 Eastern Time

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5150352536457340164
Webinar ID: 415-531-043
Transition Timetable

Regards,

The 9100-Series Team

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