On 3 February, American Shipper reported that, in response to a recent request from the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, the ITC will investigate the integrity of the US seafood import supply chain, the extent illegal seafood products are imported into the country and the impact this has on domestic fishermen. It is reported that up to 90% of the seafood consumed in the US today is imported and about 31%, or $23 billion a year, of those fish products are considered illegally caught.
On 3 February, FATF released the further updated consolidated schedule of AML/CFT assessment ratings.
On 3 February, FATF published a mutual evaluation report on Jordan produced by FATF-style regional body, MENAFATF. The on-site visit took place in July 2018.
On 28 January, Homeland Security Today reported that the cybersecurity company’s simulated factory network saw different attackers used the mock network, or honeypot, to mine cryptocurrency and infected it with 2 strains of a ransomware. The researchers hope their findings will help factories strengthen their defences against a threat that shows no sign of abating.