ECIA Event to Focus on Cyber Security and IoT Implementation

ECIA is pleased to announce the 2017 Regional Series returns to the Dallas area on Tuesday, August 8th at the Sheraton Dallas/Ft Worth. The following speakers will present on topics that have become increasingly critical business issues for the industry. Jeff Shaffer, Director PricewaterhouseCoopers brings his background with the Secret Service to kick off the event with an update…

ECIA Hosts Students at EDS

ECIA announces the 2017 participants in “Project Host,” a program that provides students and their faculty the opportunity to attend the industry’s premier meeting, EDS. Student Ambassadors are matched with volunteer ECIA member executives. This year’s participating ECIA member companies are Master Electronics, Crouzet North America, Digi-Key Electronics, Catalyst Sales, and Kruvand. A special thanks…

ECIA Approves New Directors

ECIA welcomes new executives to the ECIA Executive Committee and various boards of directors: the Association, the ECIA Foundation, and the EDS Board. “Executive volunteers such as these fine individuals are the lifeblood of our association.  We are deeply grateful for their willingness to share their time and talent,” commented John Denslinger, ECIA CEO and president. “This year…

Report: Anti-Counterfeit Efforts Don’t Thwart Cyber-Threats

The defense industry’s concerns regarding microelectronics is expanding beyond counterfeit components and into the realm of cybersecurity, according to a report issued this month by the Defense Science Board Task Force. Thanks in part to the defense department’s reliance on commercial electronics components, the task force found defense equipment can be susceptible to cyber attacks…