Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Risk Evaluation Categories
Carnegie-Mellon University Pittsburgh United States
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This document is intended to be used by any commercial or government organization that is looking to acquire a commercial off the shelf COTS product. It contains risk categories which, based on SEI experience, are always present when purchasing a COTS product. For each category there is a description of the risk along with a recommended risk evaluation criterion. Each criterion should be tailored to the organizations requirements and intended use of the COTS product.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies