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.
August 14, 2018 • Conference Paper
This paper was accepted by the SQUADE workshop at ICSE 2018. It describes the development of several classification models for the prioritization of alerts produced by static analysis tools and how those models were tested for accuracy.Download
Navigating the Insider Threat Tool Landscape: Low-Cost Technical Solutions to Jump-Start an Insider Threat Program
July 03, 2018 • White Paper
This paper explores low cost technical solutions that can help organizations prevent, detect, and respond to insider incidents.Download
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.
August 15, 2018 • Press Release
The CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University today announced the release of its Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe) application. This is the first release of the SCALe application to the public.Read More
August 09, 2018 • Press Release
The Emerging Technology Center at the Software En-gineering Institute (SEI) today issued a call for U.S.-owned organizations to participate in a cyber intelligence tradecraft survey.Read More
July 27, 2018 • Press Release
The CERT Division today announced the 2nd annual CERT Data Science in Cybersecurity Symposium, a free one-day symposium to be held in Arlington, Va., on August 29. Registration is now open.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.