Articles by SAE International

Why an authenticity marking standard is needed now
An industry/government agreement on an authenticity marking standard is the critical next step for Section 818
2014-10-29
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on information collection under the Fastener Quality Act of 1999 (FQA). To ensure that certain fasteners can be traced to their manufacturers and to protect against the sale of mismarked, misrepresented, or counterfeit fasteners, certain industrial fasteners […]
2014-10-27
Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ … DFARS Case 2012-D055: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts 05/06/2014 Final rule published on Federal Register. (79 FR 26091) DFARS Case 2014-D005: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation11/07/2013 DARC Director tasked DARS staff to draft proposed DFARS rule. Report due 01/29/2014. 01/31/2014 Report due date extended to 4/23/2014. […]
2014-10-27
Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ … DFARS Case 2012-D055: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts 05/06/2014 Final rule published on Federal Register. (79 FR 26091) DFARS Case 2014-D005: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation11/07/2013 DARC Director tasked DARS staff to draft proposed DFARS rule. Report due 01/29/2014. 01/31/2014 Report due date extended to 4/23/2014. […]
2014-10-23
Here’s an interesting blog post about how a chip producer uses “Windows Update” to deploy driver software that kills off clones of its popular product. More at Hackaday … Watch That Windows Update: FTDI Drivers Are Killing Fake Chips. The article also refers to interesting forensic work to compare authentic and bogus product.
2014-10-23
Here’s an interesting blog post about how a chip producer uses “Windows Update” to deploy driver software that kills off clones of its popular product. More at Hackaday … Watch That Windows Update: FTDI Drivers Are Killing Fake Chips. The article also refers to interesting forensic work to compare authentic and bogus product.