Hanahan, South Carolina – December 26, 2018. UEC Electronics has been selected as a top 10 finalist for the prestigious Excellence in Counterintelligence Award by the United States’ Defense Security Service (DSS). DSS nominated UEC Electronics from the ranks of 10,000 companies and institutions. UEC Electronics is currently competing with nine other companies to be selected as 2018’s recipient of the Excellence in Counterintelligence Award.
In 2010, DSS began the annual award to recognize defense contractors who best demonstrate the ability to stop foreign theft of United States defense and national security technology. Winners of the award have been recognized for an ongoing counterintelligence program that has been successful in the protection of vital national security information.
DSS works with corporations to prevent attempts by foreign intelligence groups from stealing or compromising sensitive data, information, and assets.