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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

Operated by Carnegie Mellon University, the Software Engineering Institute has been a leader in the fields of software engineering and cybersecurity since 1984. We research and solve complex, long-term problems for the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry, and we are always working to transition solutions to the software and systems engineering communities throughout the world.

Latest Publications

Blacklist Ecosystem Analysis: July - December 2017

Blacklist Ecosystem Analysis: July - December 2017

April 19, 2018 • White Paper
Eric HatlebackLeigh B. Metcalf

This short report provides a summary of the various analyses of the blacklist ecosystem performed from July 1, 2017 through December 31,2017.

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ROI Analysis of the System Architecture Virtual Integration Initiative

ROI Analysis of the System Architecture Virtual Integration Initiative

April 12, 2018 • Technical Report
Steve Helton (The Boeing Company)Peter H. FeilerJörgen Hansson (University of Skovde)

This report presents an analysis of the economic effects of the System Architecture Virtual Integration approach on the development of software-reliant systems for aircraft compared to existing development paradigms.

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A Mapping of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule to the Cyber Resilience Review (CRR)

A Mapping of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule to the Cyber Resilience Review (CRR)

March 29, 2018 • Technical Note
Greg Porter (Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University)Matthew TrevorsRobert A. Vrtis

This technical note describes mapping of HIPAA Security Rule requirements to practice questions found in the CERT Cyber Resilience Review for organizations' use in HIPAA compliance.

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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

A Preview of the SATURN 2018 Technical Program

A Preview of the SATURN 2018 Technical Program

April, 16 2018 • Article

SATURN organizers have crafted a technical program designed to engage attendees on a host of relevant topics.

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Software and Cyber Solutions Symposium Explores Agile and DevOps

Software and Cyber Solutions Symposium Explores Agile and DevOps

April, 16 2018 • Article

SEI event explored the challenges and realities in acquiring and developing software solutions.

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SEI Research Combats Mounting Acquisition Costs

SEI Research Combats Mounting Acquisition Costs

April, 09 2018 • Article

Because we are now in an era in which software costs can limit military capability, understanding and controlling these costs is critical.

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SEI CERT Division Maps HIPAA Security Rule to Cyber Resilience Review

SEI CERT Division Maps HIPAA Security Rule to Cyber Resilience Review

April, 02 2018 • Article

SEI CERT Division Maps HIPAA Security Rule to Cyber Resilience Review

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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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