Developing Open Standards and Certification/Accreditation Programs to Help Assure Product Integrity and Global Supply Chain Security 

Our objective is to increase product integrity and supply chain security by developing open standards and accreditation programs that identify Open Trusted Technology Providers™ - so that industry can "Build with integrity, buy with confidence".

The Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS) Certification Program

The O-TTPS Certification Program enables organizations that conform to the standard to be certified as Open Trusted Technology Providers™.

The O-TTPS, a standard of The Open Group, provides a set of guidelines, recommendations and requirements that help assure against maliciously tainted and counterfeit products throughout commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) information and communication technology (ICT) product lifecycles.

The standard includes best practices throughout all phases of a product’s life cycle: design, sourcing, build, fulfillment, distribution, sustainment, and disposal, thus enhancing the integrity of COTS ICT products and the security of their global supply chains.

This certification program is one of the first of its kind in providing certification for conforming to standards for product integrity coupled with supply chain security.

Benefits of O-TTPS Certification

The O-TTPS Certification Program is open to all suppliers, providers, and integrators.

Benefits include:

  • Identification and mitigation of security risks throughout the development, sourcing, and maintenance of COTS ICT products
  • Product and market differentiation
  • Collaboration between Open Trusted Technology Providers™ and suppliers

Trusted Technology Provider Spotlight

The NASA SEWP Contract Holder, Force 3, has achieved accreditation from The Open Group as a Trusted Technology Provider™ by meeting the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS) requirements. The Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS) certification program is one of the first programs aimed at assuring both the integrity of ICT products and the security of their supply chains. PRWeb ARTICLE

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