Software component consumers are entitled to trusted components. This panel addresses the criteria for trusted components and presents generally accepted definitions for all terms used to describe both software components and the methods and processes required to verify trusted software components.
For over a century, conformity assessment approaches have provided objective evidence that a product meets standards of safety. Product acceptability is achieved either through voluntary compliance with industry consensus standards or required compliance with standards specified by regulations. Conformity assessment means that the purchaser recognizes a… (More)