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Just as with consumer goods, supply chain concerns can easily lead to counterfeiting and cybersecurity issues in electronics manufacturing. It’s no surprise that supply chain concerns for electronics manufacturing continue. Meanwhile, cybersecurity—while perhaps not as “in your face” as supply chain issues at this moment—is equally concerning. 

In the January 2021 issue of SMT007 Magazine, we bring you a variety of articles on cybersecurity, and we discuss what you need to know to leverage smart factory offerings in order to better manage supply chain and counterfeiting challenges.

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