News & Sports -> News

GlobalFoundries Purchase Of IBM Essex Prompts Security Review - VPR



posted at 10:04 am Tue Nov 4th, 2014 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General John Adams, who has researched and written about vulnerabilities in the defense supply chain, says Big Blue's sale of its chip making operations to GlobalFoundries, which is based in California but owned by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, raises questions about the security of an important source of components.

"I spoke to somebody that's inside the Defense Department acquisition system and I know there's a lot of concern about this," says Adams.

The Treasury Department's Committee on Foreign Investment and the Department of Defense will review the sale.

Read the whole story in VPR News: http://digital.vpr.net/post/globalfoundries-purchase-ibm-essex-prompts-security-review

Relevant Address(es):
Essex, VT 05452 (Set as Local)
Washington, DC 20001 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

Add your
Add more information or share what you think about this article.

Subject
Have the website send an email notification whenever anybody else comments on this story.
   


Visit Complete Automotive Repair Service, LLC (C.A.R.S) today!





Want to see your ad here?


© 2019 WherezIt.com

Page generated in: 0.059 seconds
Query Count: 46 Query Time: 0.011