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The Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP)

  • The A-CAPP Center is an independent, interdisciplinary evidence-based hub, offering research, educational programs, information, and partnership opportunities designed to assist in protecting brands and products of all industries worldwide.

Coalition Against Illicit Trade

  • The Coalition Against Illicit Trade (CAIT) is a forum dedicated to advancing common technological standards – and to stepping up the fight against illicit trade worldwide.

UL: Brand Protection and Supply Chain Security Advisory Services

Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade

  • The Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade ( is a non-governmental organization (NGO) helping companies around the globe prevent piracy, counterfeiting, trade secret theft, and corruption.

Securing Industry

  • is a free-to-access information service that covers the issues surrounding supply chain and brand security. Our aim is to provide practical advice and intelligence to help manufacturers define and pursue their own strategies for tackling crime including counterfeiting, product diversion, adulteration and theft.

National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center

  • The mission of the IPR Center is to ensure national security by protecting the public’s health and safety, the U.S. economy, and our war fighters, and to stop predatory and unfair trade practices that threaten the global economy.

Rochester Institute of Technology: Printing Applications Laboratory

  • The Printing Applications Laboratory provides industry with empirical approaches to control and improve the quality of their products and expand on the knowledge of printing industry professionals.

Keesing Journal of Documents & Security

North American Security Products Organization (NASPO)

  • The mission of the North American Security Products Organization, NASPO, is to: develop national and international fraud countermeasure and control standards and to support those standards through education, auditing, certification and accreditation of certification bodies.

Food Fraud Initiative

  • The Food Fraud Initiative is based out of Michigan State, and is an interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach organization.

Information Management Institute

  • Information Management Institute, Inc. and IMI Europe are leading worldwide sponsors of conferences and courses designed to assist the digital printing industry in understanding technology developments, markets and applications requirements. IMI conferences offer a unique opportunity for leading hardware, consumables, software and user companies representatives to network and develop a more comprehensive understanding of current as well as future developments in the digital printing industry.

International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

  • The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition is the world’s largest non-profit organization devoted solely to protecting intellectual property and deterring counterfeiting.

Document Security Alliance

  • The goals of the DSA are continually aimed at improving security documents and security related procedures. The solutions that are developed will be provided to the appropriate organization as recommendations, white papers, and/or technical papers, to be utilized as those organizations deem appropriate.

Reconnaissance International

  • Reconnaissance International is the leading global source of technical and business intelligence for secure documents, personal identification, brand protection, pharmaceutical anticounterfeiting, holography and currency.