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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.

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Latest Publications

Cloud Security Best Practices Derived from Mission Thread Analysis

Cloud Security Best Practices Derived from Mission Thread Analysis

September 02, 2021 • Technical Report
Timothy MorrowVincent LaPianaDonald Faatz

This report presents practices for secure, effective use of cloud computing and risk reduction in transitioning applications and data to the cloud, and considers the needs of limited-resource businesses.

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Accenture: An Automation Maturity Journey

Accenture: An Automation Maturity Journey

July 29, 2021 • Technical Report
Rajendra T. Prasad (Accenture)

This paper describes work in the area of automation that netted Accenture the 2020 Watts Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award.

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Planning and Design Considerations for Data Centers

Planning and Design Considerations for Data Centers

July 19, 2021 • Technical Note
Lyndsi A. HughesDavid SweeneyMark Kasunic

This report shares important lessons learned from establishing small- to mid-size data centers.

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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

Registration Opens for 2021 SEI Research Review

Registration Opens for 2021 SEI Research Review

September 08, 2021 • Article

Registration is now open for the 2021 Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Research Review, a free virtual event scheduled to take place daily from November 8-10.

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Educators Meet to Share the Latest in Software Engineering

Educators Meet to Share the Latest in Software Engineering

September 07, 2021 • Article

Participants of the Software Engineering Workshop for Educators met virtually to exchange knowledge on AI, blockchain, and the post-COVID classroom.

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CERT Insider Risk Management Symposium 2021 to Explore Balanced Approaches to Insider Risk

CERT Insider Risk Management Symposium 2021 to Explore Balanced Approaches to Insider Risk

September 01, 2021 • Article

The eighth annual event will be held virtually September 28 and 29, with a webcast September 8.

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2021 President’s Cup to Find Top Federal Cyber Talent

2021 President’s Cup to Find Top Federal Cyber Talent

August 31, 2021 • Article

Registration for the SEI-supported competition, which begins mid-September, is now open for U.S. government cybersecurity professionals.

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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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