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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

At the SEI, we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and AI engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. We have been working with the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry since 1984 to help meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage.

Latest Publications

Designing Trustworthy AI: A Human-Machine Teaming Framework to Guide Development

Designing Trustworthy AI: A Human-Machine Teaming Framework to Guide Development

December 10, 2019 • Conference Paper
Carol J Smith

The Human-Machine Teaming (HMT) Framework for Designing Ethical AI Experiencesdes, when used with a set of technical ethics, will guide AI development teams to create AI systems that are accountable, de-risked, respectful, secure, honest, and usable

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Component Mismatches Are a Critical Bottleneck to Fielding AI-Enabled Systems in the Public Sector

Component Mismatches Are a Critical Bottleneck to Fielding AI-Enabled Systems in the Public Sector

December 10, 2019 • Conference Paper
Grace LewisStephany BellomoApril Galyardt

systems integration, to identify the implicit assumptions made by practitioners in different fields (data scientists, software engineers, operations staff) and find ways to communicate the appropriate information explicitly

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Prioritizing Vulnerability Response: A Stakeholder-Specific Vulnerability Categorization

Prioritizing Vulnerability Response: A Stakeholder-Specific Vulnerability Categorization

December 04, 2019 • White Paper
Jonathan SpringEric HatlebackAllen D. Householder

This paper presents a testable Stakeholder-Specific Vulnerability Categorization (SSVC) that takes the form of decision trees and that avoids some problems with the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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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

SATURN Conference on Software Architecture Opens Call for Submissions

SATURN Conference on Software Architecture Opens Call for Submissions

November 07, 2019 • Article

The SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2020 conference has opened its call for technical program submissions.

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SEI Technical Staff Members Win 2019 ISLA Award

SEI Technical Staff Members Win 2019 ISLA Award

November 04, 2019 • Article

SEI staff received the 2019 Information Security Leadership Award, Government, for guiding the Department of Defense on software assurance.

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Forrest Shull and Grace Lewis Elected to IEEE Computer Society Leadership

Forrest Shull and Grace Lewis Elected to IEEE Computer Society Leadership

October 11, 2019 • Article

Two members of the SEI’s Software Solutions Division (SSD) have recently been elected to leadership positions in the IEEE Computer Society.

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SEI Supports National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

SEI Supports National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 02, 2019 • Article

This month, SEI blog posts and a webinar support the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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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.

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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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