DHS piloting blockchain standards for supply chain security

FedScoop: Blockchain’s potential as a technological game-changer has extended to many applications, from employee records to physical asset management. Now the Department of Homeland Security is partnering with industry to see if it can tame the supply chain process.

DHS components, like U.S. Customs and Border Protection, are currently conducting blockchain pilots with industry to see how the technology could be used to combat counterfeit products and intellectual property theft, Douglas Maughan, cybersecurity division director of DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate, testified Tuesday.

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