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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

TwinOps - DevOps meets model-based engineering and digital twins for the engineering of CPS

TwinOps - DevOps meets model-based engineering and digital twins for the engineering of CPS

February 09, 2021 • Article

In this paper, we present TwinOps, a process that unifies Model-based Engineering, Digital Twins, and DevOps practice in a uniform workflow.

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On Managing Vulnerabilities in AI/ML Systems

On Managing Vulnerabilities in AI/ML Systems

January 21, 2021 • Article
Jonathan SpringAllen D. HouseholderApril Galyardt

This paper explores how the current paradigm of vulnerability management might adapt to include machine learning systems.

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Security Engineering Risk Analysis (SERA) Threat Archetypes

Security Engineering Risk Analysis (SERA) Threat Archetypes

December 16, 2020 • White Paper
Christopher J. AlbertsCarol Woody, PhD

This report examines the concept of threat archetypes and how analysts can use them during scenario development.

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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 Software Product Lines Course Materials Now Freely Available

SEI Software Product Lines Course Materials Now Freely Available

February 16, 2021 • Article

Presentations and videos for three courses on software product line adoption and development are now available on the SEI website.

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Accenture Automation Leader to Receive IEEE/SEI Software Process Achievement Award

Accenture Automation Leader to Receive IEEE/SEI Software Process Achievement Award

January 26, 2021 • Article

The SEI and IEEE Computer Society today announced the recipient of the 2020 IEEE Computer Society/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award. This year’s recipient is Rajendra “RP” Prasad, global automation lead at Accenture.

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FloCon 2021 Adds Secure Coding Tournament, Insider Threat Talk

FloCon 2021 Adds Secure Coding Tournament, Insider Threat Talk

January 07, 2021 • Article

The SEI's annual conference on data analysis for security begins January 12.

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FloCon 2021 Announces Program on Using Data to Defend

FloCon 2021 Announces Program on Using Data to Defend

December 01, 2020 • Article

The SEI's annual conference on data analysis for security will feature 20 speakers and two trainings.

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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.

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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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