Auto Makers Find a Million Reasons to Measure Defective Parts Per Billion in 2018

The electronics industry’s quest for ever-lower defective parts per million (DPPM) rates across complicated supply chains is a tremendous challenge for suppliers. Customers are demanding less than 1 DPPM per device and have moved to measuring defective parts per billion (DPPB). So far so good: 2018 hasn’t brought any of the high-profile, electronics manufacturing defects…

Shared Data Mitigates Supply Chain Cost of Electronics Counterfeiting

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust chaired by Professor Mark Tehranipoor.  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of…

Enable Supply Chain Security Through an Authentication Data Network

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security & Trust (HOST).  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of recycled, refurbished, or re-marked…