Can High-Tech Solve its own Counterfeit Electronics Problem?
By Barbara Jorgensen
The electronics industry has developed some of the most ground-breaking technologies in human history. Yet, the best minds in high-tech have been unable to overcome one of the industry’s most insidious challenges: counterfeit electronics.
To some extent, technology advancements have only added to the problem: electronic components can now be cloned so well that they cannot be distinguished from the genuine article. But counterfeiting is not just a technology issue —procurement and supply chain practices also contribute to the proliferation of fake devices.
Currently, there is no silver bullet solution for counterfeit electronics…