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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

Architecture Centric Virtual Integration Process (ACVIP): A Key Component of the DoD Digital Engineering Strategy

Architecture Centric Virtual Integration Process (ACVIP): A Key Component of the DoD Digital Engineering Strategy

September 27, 2019 • Conference Paper
Alex Boydston (U.S. Army ADD/JMR)Peter H. FeilerSteve Vestal (Adventium Labs, Inc.)

ACVIP is a compositional, architecture-centric, model-based approach enabling virtual integration analysis in the early phases and throughout the lifecycle to detect and remove defects that currently are not found until integration and test.

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AI Engineering: 11 Foundational Practices

AI Engineering: 11 Foundational Practices

September 12, 2019 • White Paper

This initial set of recommendations can help organizations that are beginning to build, acquire, and integrate artificial intelligence capabilities into business and mission systems.

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Machine Learning in Cybersecurity: A Guide

Machine Learning in Cybersecurity: A Guide

September 05, 2019 • Technical Report
Jonathan SpringJoshua FallonApril Galyardt

This report suggests seven key questions that managers and decision makers should ask about machine learning tools to effectively use those tools to solve cybersecurity problems.

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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

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 of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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CERT Division Releases Seven Questions for Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

CERT Division Releases Seven Questions for Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

September 26, 2019 • Article

“Machine Learning in Cybersecurity: A Guide” discusses seven questions to help managers and decision makers select ML tools that fit their cybersecurity needs.

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SEI Researchers Help Design xView2 Machine Learning Competition

SEI Researchers Help Design xView2 Machine Learning Competition

September 24, 2019 • Article

Machine learning researchers created the database, reference algorithms, and rules for the challenge, which tests computer vision's disaster damage assessment.

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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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