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design trade-off analysis

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Analysis that is focused on determining the design approach that is best suited for implementing the elements, physical safeguards, and procedural measures of the system. Note: A design trade-off analysis includes the following considerations: whether technical elements, physical safeguards, or procedural measures are appropriate to implement the system security requirements; and whether acquiring an off-the-shelf product, accessing or developing a service or custom development is appropriate to implement the system security requirements.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded]