SAE, which is an organization that is well known for producing industry standards and training, has created a counterfeit information webpage. This could prove to be a great hub for trusted information. SAE is a neutral party, which should be able to post good information that can be trusted on the subject. At this time it posts the different counterfeit avoidance standards that are being created and their status. There are also some stories and relevant website links.
Robb Hammond is the President of AERI and the former chair of the Aerospace Industry’s Counterfeit Electronic Components Mitigation Standard for independent distributors, AS6081, which has become one of the industry’s most respected documents, as well as being adopted by the Department of Defense. Robb is one of the foremost thought leaders in the industry on counterfeit detection and speaks regularly at conferences around the globe.