The detection and prevention of counterfeiting is one of the topics that will be presented at the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 10) in November.
Counterfeit products, such as electronics and computer systems and networks, compromise mission assurance, may introduce cybersecurity risks and cost companies billions of dollars in lost revenue. Vivek Pathak, in his paper, "Preventing Counterfeiting through Authenticated Product Labels," will discuss how a cryptography-based counterfeit detection method identifies counterfeit products and can pinpoint their source in the supply chain. Pathak will present his paper during HST 10 at the Westin Waltham Boston in Waltham, Mass., Nov. 8-10.
The HST 10 Technical Program Committee is made up of leading science and technology experts from academia, national laboratories, federally funded research and development centers, the federal government and industry.