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(WorldPost (The Washington Post))

October 16, 2018

Examining the Weak Spots in Tech's Supply Chain Armor

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by Lillian Ablon

There's no better way to kick off cybersecurity awareness month than with an explosive story involving a foreign country successfully infiltrating the supply chain of U.S. companies and surreptitiously implanting malicious computer chips into components so widely used that the aftermath could ricochet around the world.…

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Lillian Ablon is an information scientist at the RAND Corporation.

This commentary originally appeared on WorldPost (The Washington Post) on October 16, 2018. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.