Accession Number:

AD1090436

Title:

Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Risk Evaluation Categories

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Carnegie-Mellon University Pittsburgh United States

Report Date:

2020-01-23

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE