Cryptography Research believes it can prevent questionable parts, informally called "counterfeit" or labeled Suspect Unapproved Parts (SUPs) by FAA, from getting into inventories or onto aircraft. The San Francisco-based firm has plenty of experience preventing fraud and theft in the financial, communication and medical sectors and has started discussions with aircraft manufacturers, according to Vice President Technology Benjamin Jun. Cryptography's solution is not inexpensive, so it may be ...


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