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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

Designing Vultron: A Protocol for Multi-Party Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (MPCVD)

Designing Vultron: A Protocol for Multi-Party Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (MPCVD)

September 15, 2022 • Special Report
Allen D. Householder

This report proposes a formal protocol specification for MPCVD to improve the interoperability of both CVD and MPCVD processes.

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Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats, Seventh Edition

Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats, Seventh Edition

September 07, 2022 • White Paper

The guide describes 22 best practices for mitigating insider threat based on the CERT Division's continued research and analysis of more than 3,000 insider threat cases.

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Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure User Stories

Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure User Stories

August 25, 2022 • White Paper
Brad RunyonEric HatlebackAllen D. Householder

This paper provides user stories to guide the development of a technical protocol and application programming interface for Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure.

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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

SEI Webcasts Support Cybersecurity Awareness Month

SEI Webcasts Support Cybersecurity Awareness Month

September 27, 2022 • Article

Experts on ransomware, Agile methods, and the cyber workforce will spread the word with three free online talks.

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New Edition of Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats Released

New Edition of Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats Released

September 8, 2022 • Article

The seventh edition of the popular publication features a new best practice and mappings to the NIST Privacy Framework.

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Software Engineering Educators Gather at Hybrid Workshop

Software Engineering Educators Gather at Hybrid Workshop

September 6, 2022 • Article

College educators exchanged techniques and learned about technical debt, machine learning, edge computing, and software design.

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Dig into Deepfakes at Upcoming Workshop

Dig into Deepfakes at Upcoming Workshop

August 24, 2022 • Article

Deepfakes Day 2022 on August 30 will demystify this rapidly increasing, deceptive form of media.

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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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