DESelect is provided as a Software as a Service platform. As part of the service, DESelect relies on Open Source software at different layers. DESelect takes great care to only select quality third-party software in support of its product and services. DESelect maintains a Supplier Management Policy and supporting procedures in order to vet software quality and security. The software is categorized per risk level and is assessed accordingly for Security, Legal and IT (integration) compliance. Open Source Software or Freeware in support of the DESelect product is centrally tracked and Quality Assurance is performed during development and implementation as part of the standard Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Software overall security state and vulnerabilities are tracked as part of our patch management process. Additionally, DESelect performs regular security checks ranging from automated to manual tests.