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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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Software Architecture in Practice, Fourth Edition

Software Architecture in Practice, Fourth Edition

August 03, 2021 • Book
Len BassPaul C. ClementsRick Kazman

Software Architecture in Practice, 4th Edition, explains what software architecture is, why it's important, and how to design, analyze, evolve, and manage it.

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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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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

FloCon 2022 Opens Registration

FloCon 2022 Opens Registration

October 26, 2021 • Article

The conference on using data to defend returns virtually in January.

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Siegers Named Recipient of 2021 Linda M. Northrop Software Architecture Award

Siegers Named Recipient of 2021 Linda M. Northrop Software Architecture Award

October 11, 2021 • Article

The pioneering software architect will deliver a webcast on October 26.

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SEI AI Division Calls for Participation in AAAI Symposium

SEI AI Division Calls for Participation in AAAI Symposium

October 06, 2021 • Article

AI researchers and practitioners can submit contributions on artificial intelligence engineering by November 15.

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Keynote Speaker Announced for SEI Research Review

Keynote Speaker Announced for SEI Research Review

October 05, 2021 • Article

The Software Engineering Institute today announced that the keynote speaker for the 2021 SEI Research Review will be Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E)) Heidi Shyu.

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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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