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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, and AI Engineering

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

Reachability of System Operation Modes in AADL

Reachability of System Operation Modes in AADL

May 31, 2024 • Technical Report
Lutz Wrage

This report presents an algorithm that constructs the set of reachable SOMs for a given AADL model and the transitions between...

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Explainable Verification: Survey, Situations, and New Ideas

Explainable Verification: Survey, Situations, and New Ideas

April 16, 2024 • White Paper
Bjorn Andersson, Dionisio de Niz, Mark H. Klein

This report focuses on potential changes in software development practice and research that would help tools used for formal methods explain their output, making software practitioners more likely to trust...

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Zero Trust Industry Days 2024 Scenario: Secluded Semiconductors, Inc.

Zero Trust Industry Days 2024 Scenario: Secluded Semiconductors, Inc.

February 27, 2024 • White Paper
Rhonda Brown

This scenario guides discussions of solutions submitted to address the challenges of implementing zero...

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Our Work

At the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other public agencies and private businesses, can meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage by using tools, technologies, and practices developed or matured by the SEI.

News

AI Trust and Autonomy Labs Fill the Gap Between AI Breakthroughs and DoD Deployment

AI Trust and Autonomy Labs Fill the Gap Between AI Breakthroughs and DoD Deployment

June 4, 2024 • Article

SEI researchers are helping the defense sector solve the toughest challenges in the space between humans and artificial intelligence.

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Nominations for Humphrey Software Quality Award Open Through September 1

Nominations for Humphrey Software Quality Award Open Through September 1

May 16, 2024 • Article

The award recognizes improvement in an organization's ability to create and evolve high-quality software-dependent systems.

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New SEI Tool Brings Visibility to DevSecOps Pipelines

New SEI Tool Brings Visibility to DevSecOps Pipelines

May 6, 2024 • Press Release

The Software Engineering Institute today announced the release of a tool to give a comprehensive visualization of the complete DevSecOps pipeline.

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IEEE Secure and Trustworthy Machine Learning Conference Awards SEI Researchers’ Trojan Finding Method

IEEE Secure and Trustworthy Machine Learning Conference Awards SEI Researchers’ Trojan Finding Method

May 2, 2024 • Article

Their method uses off-the-shelf tools and generative AI to visualize hidden adversarial images in computer vision models.

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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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