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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You Can’t Wait for ROI to Justify Model-Based Design and Analysis for Cyber Physical Systems’ Embedded Computing Resources
June 01, 2023 • Conference Paper
Alfred SchenkerJerome Hugues
This paper proposes an alternative approach to ROI for justifying the cost of building architectural models of embedded computing resources for cyber-physical systems.Download
Securing UEFI: An Underpinning Technology for Computing
May 30, 2023 • White Paper
Vijay S. Sarvepalli
This paper highlights the technical efforts to secure the UEFI-based firmware that serves as a foundational piece of modern computing environments.Download
Using Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to Assure a DevSecOps Pipeline is Sufficiently Secure
May 23, 2023 • Technical Report
Timothy A. ChickScott PavettiNataliya Shevchenko
This report describes how analysts can use a model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach to detect and mitigate cybersecurity risks to a DevSecOps pipeline.Download
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.
Secure Software by Design Event Announces Agenda
June 2, 2023 • Article
The June 12-13, in-person event will promote an array of ways to incorporate security earlier in the software lifecycle.Read More
DevSecOps Days Pittsburgh 2023 Presentations Now Available
May 25, 2023 • Article
The slides, graphic recordings, and videos cover many aspects of integrating security into DevOps practices.Read More
Workshop Will Advance the Strategy for U.S. Leadership in Software and AI Engineering
May 17, 2023 • Article
The workshop will explore the fundamental research needed to support progress in these critical domains.Read More
Software Engineering Workshop for Educators Returns for 20th Anniversary
May 2, 2023 • Article
The event will feature programming on cyber forensics, incident response, experiential learning, supporting neurodivergent students, and the workshop’s history.Read More
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.
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.