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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

Operated by Carnegie Mellon University, the Software Engineering Institute has been a leader in the fields of software engineering and cybersecurity since 1984. We research and solve complex, long-term problems for the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry, and we are always working to transition solutions to the software and systems engineering communities throughout the world.

Latest Publications

Incident Management Capability Assessment

Incident Management Capability Assessment

December 19, 2018 • Technical Report
Audrey J. DorofeeRobin RuefleMark Zajicek

Managing incidents that threaten an organization's computer security is complex. The capabilities presented here provide a benchmark of incident management practices.

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Program Manager's Guidebook for Software Assurance

Program Manager's Guidebook for Software Assurance

December 14, 2018 • Special Report
Kenneth NidifferCarol Woody, PhDTimothy A. Chick

This guidebook helps program managers address the software assurance responsibilities critical in defending software-intensive systems, including mission threads and cybersecurity.

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DoD Developer’s Guidebook for Software Assurance

DoD Developer’s Guidebook for Software Assurance

December 14, 2018 • Special Report
William NicholsTom Scanlon

This guidebook helps software developers for DoD programs understand expectations for software assurance and standards and requirements that affect assurance.

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Research and Capabilities

Learn how we support the defense and information security of the United States by advancing the state of the art and practice in software engineering and cybersecurity. Through our research in seven capability areas, our experts push the boundaries of knowledge from R&D through implementation and operation. We create, test, and apply tools, technologies, and practices to acquire, develop, operate, and sustain software systems that are innovative, trustworthy, and cost effective.

News

CERT Division Releases Assessment Guide for Incident Management

CERT Division Releases Assessment Guide for Incident Management

January 17, 2019 • Article

Computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs) and security operations centers (SOCs) that are interested in assessing their effectiveness currently do not have many options. A new tool released recently by the SEI’s CERT Division changes that.

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SEI-ACE Implementation Supports Secure IoT in Edge Environments

SEI-ACE Implementation Supports Secure IoT in Edge Environments

January 14, 2019 • Article

SEI-ACE Implementation Supports Secure IoT in Edge Environments

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SCSS 2019 Explores Acquisition, Security, and the Supply Chain

SCSS 2019 Explores Acquisition, Security, and the Supply Chain

January 14, 2019 • Article

Registration is open for the Software and Cyber Solutions Symposium (SCSS) 2019, a two-day event focusing on acquisition, security, and the supply chain. The symposium, which is free to attendees, will be held on Wednesday, February 14.

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Registration Now Open for 15th Annual SATURN Conference

Registration Now Open for 15th Annual SATURN Conference

December 18, 2018 • Article

Registration is now open for SATURN 2019

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Education and Outreach

Discover our numerous training and credentialing opportunities for individual professional development. We also offer workforce development and licensing opportunities for organizations to apply best practices to their operations.

Work With Us

In addition to our work with agencies across the United States government, we partner with academic institutions and private companies to solve key technical challenges for current and future software-reliant systems. You can sponsor research and development, collaborate with us on research, and even get guidance from us to implement new methods.

Careers

Pursue your passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field of software engineering. We invite you to view current employment opportunities, learn about benefits of working at the SEI, and apply for a position.

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