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Compromised by Design? Securing the Defense Electronics Supply Chain

CISAC affiliate John Villasenor argues in this Brookings paper that the country's defense electronics supply chain is almost completely unprotected against a threat that may turn out to be more significant in the long term: Chips could be intentionally compromised during the design process, before they are even manufactured.

The paper aims to help frame the discussion regarding how best to respond to this important and underappreciated aspect of cybsercurity.

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