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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

Acquisition Security Framework (ASF): Managing Systems Cybersecurity Risk

Acquisition Security Framework (ASF): Managing Systems Cybersecurity Risk

November 11, 2022 • Technical Note
Christopher J. AlbertsMichael S. BandorCharles M. Wallen

This report provides an overview of the Acquisition Security Framework (ASF), a description of the practices developed thus far, and a plan for completing the ASF body of work.

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Zero Trust Industry Day Experience Paper

Zero Trust Industry Day Experience Paper

October 31, 2022 • White Paper
Timothy MorrowMary PopeckRhonda Brown

This paper describes the results of the 2022 Zero Trust Industry Day event.

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Challenge Development Guidelines for Cybersecurity Competitions

Challenge Development Guidelines for Cybersecurity Competitions

October 27, 2022 • Technical Report
Jarrett BoozLeena AroraJoseph Vessella

This paper draws on the SEI’s experience to provide general-purpose guidelines and best practices for developing effective cybersecurity challenges.

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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

DevSecOps Platform-Independent Model Receives Major Update

DevSecOps Platform-Independent Model Receives Major Update

November 7, 2022 • Article

New features bolster cybersecurity, personnel modeling, and DevSecOps flow.

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Touhill Receives Award for Lifetime of Service

Touhill Receives Award for Lifetime of Service

November 4, 2022 • Article

Gregory J. Touhill, director of the Software Engineering Institute CERT Division, recently was recognized for his service to the country as the recipient of the third annual General Michael V. Hayden Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service.

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2022 Research Review to Show the SEI Forging the Path

2022 Research Review to Show the SEI Forging the Path

October 17, 2022 • Article

The SEI will showcase its latest work November 14-16 in the seventh annual Research Review.

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FloCon 2023 Registration Opens for January In-Person Event

FloCon 2023 Registration Opens for January In-Person Event

October 5, 2022 • Article

FloCon 2023’s academic, industrial, and government speakers on using data to defend enterprise networks will gather in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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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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