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SATURN 2015 Conference Opens Registration, Announces Keynotes

SATURN 2015 Conference Opens Registration, Announces Keynotes

December, 17 2014 • Press Release

Registration for the 11th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2015 is now open.

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CERT Resilience Management Model Extended to Tackle Postal Security Challenges

CERT Resilience Management Model Extended to Tackle Postal Security Challenges

December, 16 2014 • Article

Multiyear engagement with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service nets CERT-RMM extensions designed to identify gaps and guide improvements in postal facility security around the globe, domestic and international mail transport, and mail revenue assurance.

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CERT to Hold Symposium on Managing Supply Chain Cybersecurity Risk

CERT to Hold Symposium on Managing Supply Chain Cybersecurity Risk

December, 09 2014 • Press Release

The CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University will hold a free Symposium on Supply Chain Risk Management Thursday, January 15, 2015, at the SEI office in Arlington, Va.

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SEI Digital Library Improves Support for Mobile Access

SEI Digital Library Improves Support for Mobile Access

December, 05 2014 • Article

Users of the Digital Library can now more easily view, browse, and search the library materials from their mobile devices or tablets.

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SEI Researchers Win Best Paper Award at STIDS 2014 Conference

SEI Researchers Win Best Paper Award at STIDS 2014 Conference

November, 24 2014 • Article

This paper, co-authored by Daniel L. Costa, Matthew L. Collins, Samuel J. Perl, Michael J. Albrethsen, George Silowash, and Derrick Spooner won The Michael Dean Best Paper Award at the 9th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence

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SATURN 2015 Expands to Three Days, Offers New Options

SATURN 2015 Expands to Three Days, Offers New Options

November, 24 2014 • Article

Baltimore will host the SEI's SATURN 2015 Conference. Organizers have issued a call for submissions that address software architecture's intersection with technology, methods, tools, and/or business leadership.

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Survey: Defense Acquisition Decision Making

Survey: Defense Acquisition Decision Making

November, 06 2014 • Article

The Software Engineering Institute is conducting a survey on defense acquisition decision making so that it can help to improve joint acquisition outcomes.

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IEEE Appoints Nationally Recognized Scientist and Security Expert to Chair Cybersecurity Initiative

IEEE Appoints Nationally Recognized Scientist and Security Expert to Chair Cybersecurity Initiative

November, 03 2014 • Press Release

IEEE and the Software Engineering Institute today announced that nationally recognized scientist and security expert Dr. Greg Shannon has been named Chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative.

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SEI Seeks Nominees for the 2015 IEEE Computer Society/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award

SEI Seeks Nominees for the 2015 IEEE Computer Society/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award

October, 30 2014 • Article

The SPA Award recognizes outstanding achievements in improving an organization's ability to create and evolve high-quality software-dependent systems.

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SEI's Gorton and Klein to Teach Course on Big Data

SEI's Gorton and Klein to Teach Course on Big Data

October, 30 2014 • Article

New one-day course designed for software architects, development managers, systems engineers, and others explores the intersection of big data with software architecture and technologies.

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InfoQ talks to the SEI's Donald Firesmith about his new book on software and sytem testing pitfalls

InfoQ talks to the SEI's Donald Firesmith about his new book on software and sytem testing pitfalls

October, 29 2014 • Media Coverage

Q&A with the SEI's Donald Firesmith about the book Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls

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Shull Outlines Vision for SEI Empirical Research Office

Shull Outlines Vision for SEI Empirical Research Office

October, 21 2014 • Article

Sees important role for SEI in providing the DoD data needed to improve acquisition, development, and sustainment practices.

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2014 TSP Symposium to Highlight Complementary Practices, Maximizing Performance

2014 TSP Symposium to Highlight Complementary Practices, Maximizing Performance

October, 09 2014 • Article

At this symposium, speakers explored practices that contribute to peak performance on system and software projects.

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Java Coding Guidelines: Now Available Free Online

Java Coding Guidelines: Now Available Free Online

October, 01 2014 • Article

The SEI's CERT Division is making the content of the Java Coding Guidelines book available free online.

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Educators Gather at SEI for 11th Annual ACE Workshop

Educators Gather at SEI for 11th Annual ACE Workshop

August, 25 2014 • Article

The Architecture-Centric Engineering Workshop for Educators fosters an exchange of ideas among educators of software architecture and software product lines. This year's workshop addressed issues of advanced software architecture.

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SEI Hosts Cybersecurity Address by DOJ’s John P. Carlin

SEI Hosts Cybersecurity Address by DOJ’s John P. Carlin

August, 05 2014 • Article

Assistant Attorney General for National Security calls for better cooperation among industry, academia, and government; lauds Pittsburgh as center of expertise

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SEI Fellow Linda Northrop and SEI Honored at ICSE Conference

SEI Fellow Linda Northrop and SEI Honored at ICSE Conference

July, 25 2014 • Article

TCSE presents Northrop Distinguished Service Award and SEI Software Engineering Synergy Award

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SEI Team Lends Know-how to National Science Foundation Project

SEI Team Lends Know-how to National Science Foundation Project

July, 25 2014 • Article

SEI brings formal software and systems engineering practices to the large, non-traditional context of the NSF's XSEDE project.

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Agile Collaboration Group Spurs Knowledge Sharing

Agile Collaboration Group Spurs Knowledge Sharing

July, 17 2014 • Article

The SEI has led research into the appropriateness of applying Agile methods to large-scale software projects, such as those pursued by the Department of Defense. That effort has spurred the development of the Agile Collaboration Grou

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Carnegie Mellon University Names Paul D. Nielsen Director of the Software Engineering Institute

Carnegie Mellon University Names Paul D. Nielsen Director of the Software Engineering Institute

July, 12 2014 • Press Release

Carnegie Mellon University Names Paul D. Nielsen Director of the Software Engineering Institute.

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CERT's Will Dormann Provides Insight on the AVG Toolbar Vulnerability

CERT's Will Dormann Provides Insight on the AVG Toolbar Vulnerability

July, 10 2014 • Media Coverage

Will Dormann talks about the AVG security toolbar vulnerability in PCWorld.

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CERT Releases New CERT PGP Key (2014)

CERT Releases New CERT PGP Key (2014)

July, 09 2014 • Announcement

CERT has updated its PGP key. We strongly urge you to encrypt sensitive information

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Greg Shannon Lends SEI Perspective to NPR Report

Greg Shannon Lends SEI Perspective to NPR Report

June, 25 2014 • Media Coverage

Weighs in on the subject of insider threat monitoring software

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TSP Symposium 2014 Keynotes to Address Maximizing Performance

TSP Symposium 2014 Keynotes to Address Maximizing Performance

June, 23 2014 • Press Release

The SEI has announced the opening of registration and the keynote speakers for the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2014 to be held in Pittsburgh on November 3-6.

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SEI Launches New Cross-Sector Group to Advance the Practice of Cyber Intelligence

SEI Launches New Cross-Sector Group to Advance the Practice of Cyber Intelligence

June, 19 2014 • Article

The SEI has launched the Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium, a group that aims to help organizations make better judgments and quicker decisions related to cyber intelligence.

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SEI to Host 11th ACE Educators Workshops

SEI to Host 11th ACE Educators Workshops

June, 12 2014 • Article

2014 ACE event will incorporate the SEI's two-day Advanced Software Architecture Workshop.

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IEEE Computer Society Professional Activities Board Endorses the SEI Software Assurance Competency Model

IEEE Computer Society Professional Activities Board Endorses the SEI Software Assurance Competency Model

June, 05 2014 • Announcement

The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) PAB has endorsed the SEI Software Assurance Competency Model as appropriate for software assurance roles.

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CERT Study Examines Chinese Cyber Espionage Unit's Infrastructure

CERT Study Examines Chinese Cyber Espionage Unit's Infrastructure

June, 04 2014 • Announcement

An analysis from CERT, based on data from Mandiant, combines unclassified information and describes a large, malicious network used to steal important information.

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Characterizing and Prioritizing Malicious Code

Characterizing and Prioritizing Malicious Code

May, 29 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, Jose Morales discusses how to prioritize malware samples, helping analysts to identify the most destructive malware to examine first.

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Wide-Ranging SATURN 2014 Conference Draws Near-Record Attendance

Wide-Ranging SATURN 2014 Conference Draws Near-Record Attendance

May, 22 2014 • Article

Wide-Ranging SATURN 2014 Draws Near-Record Attendance

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CERT to Offer Training, Certificate for Insider Threat Program Managers

CERT to Offer Training, Certificate for Insider Threat Program Managers

May, 21 2014 • Press Release

The CERT Insider Threat Center at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute today announced a new Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate to train individuals to meet upcoming federal government standards.

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Polytechnic University of Madrid Announces Master of Software Assurance Degree Program

Polytechnic University of Madrid Announces Master of Software Assurance Degree Program

May, 19 2014 • Announcement

The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) now offers the Master of Software Assurance from the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University in Europe.

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Read Our Take on Heartbleed, and Listen to a Panel Discussion

Read Our Take on Heartbleed, and Listen to a Panel Discussion

April, 25 2014 • Announcement

Read our take on Heartbleed, and listen to technical staff from the SEI and Codenomicon discuss the impact of the Heartbleed bug.

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Heartbleed: Analysis, Thoughts, and Actions

Heartbleed: Analysis, Thoughts, and Actions

April, 22 2014 • Press Release

Join technical staff from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Codenomicon for a free live-streamed online panel discussion on the impact of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability Friday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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New Edition of CERT C Coding Standard Prioritizes Worst Offenses, Aligns with C11 Standard

New Edition of CERT C Coding Standard Prioritizes Worst Offenses, Aligns with C11 Standard

April, 17 2014 • Article

In his latest book, Robert Seacord provides rules to help programmers ensure that their code complies with the new C11 standard and earlier standards, including C99.

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CERT Researchers' Take on the Heartbleed Bug

CERT Researchers' Take on the Heartbleed Bug

April, 14 2014 • Announcement

Read our take on Heartbleed, a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.

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SEI's Will Dormann Discussess Heartbleed Bug with Information Security Media Group

SEI's Will Dormann Discussess Heartbleed Bug with Information Security Media Group

April, 10 2014 • Media Coverage

Will Dormann, of the SEI CERT Division's Vulnerability Analysis Team, was recently interviewed about the Heartbleed bug by Eric Chabrow for Information Security Media Group's Data Breach Today publication.

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SEI's Martin Lindner Lends Perspective on Chameleon WiFi Virus

SEI's Martin Lindner Lends Perspective on Chameleon WiFi Virus

April, 10 2014 • Media Coverage

Speaking to Patrick Marshall of Government Computer News, the SEI's Martin Lindner Lends explains why the recently reported Chameleon WiFi virus might not be much to worry about.

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BankInfo Security Cites CERT Vulnerability Note on Heartbleed

BankInfo Security Cites CERT Vulnerability Note on Heartbleed

April, 09 2014 • Media Coverage

Writing on the impact of the Heartbleed bug in BankInfo Security, Jeffrey Roman cited CERT Vulnerability Note VU#720951 for his article "Heartbleed Bug: What You Need to Know."

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SATURN Conference Announces Additional Keynote, Conference Scholarships

SATURN Conference Announces Additional Keynote, Conference Scholarships

April, 08 2014 • Press Release

The SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2014 Conference today announced an additional keynote speaker and a partnership with five Portland technical organizations to offer scholarships for free conference attendance.

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TSP Symposium 2014 Goes Beyond Methodology to Focus on Software Quality

TSP Symposium 2014 Goes Beyond Methodology to Focus on Software Quality

April, 07 2014 • Press Release

The Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2014 technical program will go beyond the core methodology of TSP to encompass a broader range of complementary practices that contribute to peak performance on system and software projects.

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CERT Guide to Insider Threats Named

CERT Guide to Insider Threats Named "Must Read"

April, 03 2014 • Media Coverage

The CERT Guide to Insider Threats (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2012) was recently named a must-read addition to an emerging "cybersecurity canon."

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New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

March, 26 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, the presenters discuss IT risk assessment and analysis, and comparison factors for selecting methods that are a good fit for your organization.

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New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

March, 26 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, the presenters discuss IT risk assessment and analysis, and comparison factors for selecting methods that are a good fit for your organization.

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New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

New Podcast Released: Comparing IT Risk Assessment and Analysis Methods

March, 26 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, the presenters discuss IT risk assessment and analysis, and comparison factors for selecting methods that are a good fit for your organization.

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SEI to Co-Sponsor 26th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference

SEI to Co-Sponsor 26th Annual IEEE Software Technology Conference

March, 20 2014 • Article

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will co-sponsor the 2014 edition of the Software Technology Conference (STC 2014). The conference takes place March 29 – April 3 in Long Beach, California.

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Distinguished Speakers, Strong Technical Program Set for SATURN 2014

Distinguished Speakers, Strong Technical Program Set for SATURN 2014

March, 10 2014 • Article

Distinguished Speakers, Strong Technical Program Set for SATURN 2014

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SEI Director Nielsen Selected for PBT Diamond Award

SEI Director Nielsen Selected for PBT Diamond Award

February, 17 2014 • Press Release

The Pittsburgh Business Times has announced that Dr. Paul D. Nielsen, director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a recipient of the newspaper's 2014 Diamond Awards, which honor the region's top CEOs and presidents.

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SATURN 2014 Conference Opens Registration

SATURN 2014 Conference Opens Registration

February, 13 2014 • Press Release

Registration for the 10th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2014 is now open. SATURN 2014 will be held May 5–9, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

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New Podcast Released: The Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (ES-C2M2)

New Podcast Released: The Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (ES-C2M2)

February, 11 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, Jason Christopher and Nader Mehravari discuss how ES-C2M2 helps to improve the operational resilience and security of the U.S. power grid.

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CERT Website Relaunches with New Look and Features

CERT Website Relaunches with New Look and Features

February, 07 2014 • Article

The CERT website has been redesigned to improve the user experience, to better represent the key capabilities and current research functions of the SEI's CERT Division, and to enable one-click access to the site's most in-demand resources.

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Operational Resilience Offers Key to Manage, Protect, and Sustain Organizations Through Disruptive Events

Operational Resilience Offers Key to Manage, Protect, and Sustain Organizations Through Disruptive Events

January, 13 2014 • Press Release

This free CERT virtual event helps organizations operationalize risk management.

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New Podcast Released: Raising the Bar - Mainstreaming CERT C Secure Coding Rules

New Podcast Released: Raising the Bar - Mainstreaming CERT C Secure Coding Rules

January, 07 2014 • Announcement

In this podcast, Robert Seacord describes the CERT-led effort to publish an ISO/IEC technical specification for secure coding rules for compilers and analyzers.

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