Carnegie Mellon U, University of Pennsylvania Partner To Secure Commercial Tech for DARPA

The United States Department of Defense uses commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) technology, such as routers or printers, “for everything from information technologies to retrofitting the F-15E Fighter with new digital video recording equipment,” according to a CMU news release.
“COTS consists of complex stacks where a weakness at any level can endanger the entire system,” said CyLab Researcher David Brumley, in a prepared statement.