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Technology and Security: Countering Criminal Infiltrations in the Legitimate Supply Chain - May 2021

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The infiltration of organized crime into the legitimate supply chain is a complex issue that requires a multifaceted response, including consideration of the role that technology can play to help combat related criminal activities.

This report provides an overview of some of the main threats posed by criminal organizations attempting to infiltrate the supply chain security. It also presents possible responses that technology solutions can provide to support legitimate stakeholders seeking to protect their products and provides law enforcers with additional tools to investigate and counter organized criminal activities.

This report does not intend to present technology as the sole solution to mitigate the identified risks; rather, it presents technology as an instrument to increase human capabilities and skills.