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2016 TSP Symposium Eyes “Going Beyond Agile”

2016 TSP Symposium Eyes “Going Beyond Agile”

December, 18 2015 • Article

At this 2016 event, participants addressed software quality, security and software architecture, TSP and new technologies, and innovation and business.

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FloCon 2016 Announces Conference Program and Keynotes

FloCon 2016 Announces Conference Program and Keynotes

December, 15 2015 • Press Release

FloCon 2016, the 12th annual open forum for large-scale network analytics, has announced its full technical program and keynote speakers for the conference, to be held January 11-14, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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CTO Kevin Fall Named Fellow of ACM

CTO Kevin Fall Named Fellow of ACM

December, 10 2015 • Article

Kevin Fall, SEI deputy director and chief technology officer, has been named a Fellow of ACM.

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Media Statement

Media Statement

November, 18 2015 • Press Release

There have been a number of inaccurate media reports in recent days regarding Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute work in cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity Expert Joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Cybersecurity Expert Joins White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

November, 05 2015 • Article

Greg Shannon, cybersecurity expert from the SEI CERT Division, has begun an assignment in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

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Volunteers Sought for Group Expert Judgment Study

Volunteers Sought for Group Expert Judgment Study

October, 19 2015 • Article

Researchers at the Software Engineering Institute are seeking volunteers to participate in a study related to the Quantifying Uncertainty for Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE) research project.

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SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference Announces Call for Submissions

SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference Announces Call for Submissions

September, 23 2015 • Article

SATURN 2016 will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, California, May 2-5, 2016.

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Software Solutions Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

Software Solutions Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

September, 15 2015 • Press Release

The SEI Software Solutions Conference 2015 today announced its slate of compelling and informative keynote addresses from distinguished experts in government and academia. The conference will be held November 16-18 in Arlington, Va.

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SEI Hosts 12th Annual ACE Workshop for Educators

SEI Hosts 12th Annual ACE Workshop for Educators

August, 14 2015 • Article

Courses, invited talks, and a robust exchange of ideas help software architecture educators develop and improve their curricula and resources.

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SEI Makes KD-Cloudlet Software Freely Available

SEI Makes KD-Cloudlet Software Freely Available

August, 11 2015 • Article

Code enables developers to turn any networked computational device running Linux into a node available to mobile devices—in many cases disconnected from the enterprise cloud—for computation offload and data staging.

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CERT Division Hosts High School Cybersecurity Competition

CERT Division Hosts High School Cybersecurity Competition

August, 06 2015 • Article

Three-day event introduces students to a range of cybersecurity concepts and professions, creates competitive opportunity to practice new skills.

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New Website Consolidates SEI Blogs

New Website Consolidates SEI Blogs

August, 06 2015 • Article

At SEI Insights website, readers can quickly review the most recent posts from all SEI blogs. They can also use the site navigation to access each specific blog.

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SEI Contract Renewed by Department of Defense for $1.73 Billion

SEI Contract Renewed by Department of Defense for $1.73 Billion

July, 28 2015 • Press Release

The U.S. Department of Defense has renewed its contract with Carnegie Mellon University for the Software Engineering Institute. The contract ensures that the Institute will continue to support the nation's defense.

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SEI Improves Access to Open-Source Tools and Establishes Home on GitHub

SEI Improves Access to Open-Source Tools and Establishes Home on GitHub

July, 27 2015 • Article

The SEI Web Services team has launched a one-stop directory to all SEI open-source tools.

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SEI Hosts Crisis Simulation Exercise for Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium

SEI Hosts Crisis Simulation Exercise for Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium

July, 24 2015 • Article

Participants leverage critical thinking, traditional intelligence tradecraft, and technical know-how to “save the world” from smallpox terror plot.

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Software Engineering Institute Announces First Software Solutions Conference

Software Engineering Institute Announces First Software Solutions Conference

July, 08 2015 • Press Release

The conference is designed to focus attention on emerging technologies and technical strategies for assuring quality, timeliness, trust, and affordability in current and future software-reliant systems.

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Nominations Sought for 2016 IEEE/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Award

Nominations Sought for 2016 IEEE/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Award

July, 01 2015 • Article

Sponsored by the SEI and IEEE Computer Society the award recognizes outstanding achievements in improving the ability to create and evolve high-quality software-dependent systems.

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SEI's Lindner Weighs In On Organized Cybercrime

SEI's Lindner Weighs In On Organized Cybercrime

June, 25 2015 • Media Coverage

SEI Principal Engineer Martin Lindner talks to CSO Magazine's Taylor Amerding about the impact of organized cybercrime.

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CERT to Offer Training, Certificate for Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessors

CERT to Offer Training, Certificate for Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessors

June, 24 2015 • Press Release

The CERT Insider Threat Center at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute today announced a new Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor (ITVA) Certificate to train individuals to assist in meeting upcoming federal government standards.

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SEI Conducts Emerging Technology Domains Risk Survey

SEI Conducts Emerging Technology Domains Risk Survey

June, 24 2015 • Article

New report to provide annual snapshot of future technology cybersecurity risks.

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SEI Board of Visitors Member Barry Boehm Honored

SEI Board of Visitors Member Barry Boehm Honored

June, 15 2015 • Article

Presented Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education at 2015 Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training

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Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute Receives Contract Renewal From U.S. Government

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute Receives Contract Renewal From U.S. Government

June, 05 2015 • Press Release

Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has received a five-year contract renewal, funded at $411 million, from the U.S. government through June 2010.

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 Volunteers Sought for Software Complexity Study

Volunteers Sought for Software Complexity Study

June, 05 2015 • Article

SEI researchers are are seeking volunteers to participate in a study to identify and measure complexity in software models and to evaluate quality, productivity, and modeling tool usage outcomes in the context of complexity.

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CERT/CC Team wins U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award

CERT/CC Team wins U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award

May, 21 2015 • Article

The Vulnerability Analysis Team of the Software Engineering Institute's CERT Division has won a 2015 Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA) in the category of Most Valuable Industry Partner.

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CERT Honored by International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

CERT Honored by International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

May, 18 2015 • Media Coverage

Vulnerability Research and Coordination Team wins leadership award as most valuable industry partner.

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CERT To Hold Online Seminar on DoD Cybersecurity Challenges, Gaps

CERT To Hold Online Seminar on DoD Cybersecurity Challenges, Gaps

May, 18 2015 • Press Release

Registration is now open for CERT Alignment with Cyber COI Challenges and Gaps, a free virtual event in which CERT staff will discuss current work associated with DoD cyber community of interest (COI) technology challenges and gaps.

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Rich Program Earns Praise from SATURN 2015 Conference Attendees

Rich Program Earns Praise from SATURN 2015 Conference Attendees

May, 15 2015 • Article

Thought leaders contribute insights from the leading edge of academic research and real-world industry experience.

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SEI Fellow Nancy Mead to Receive Distinguished Education Award

SEI Fellow Nancy Mead to Receive Distinguished Education Award

May, 07 2015 • Article

IEEE has named SEI Fellow Nancy Mead winner of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Distinguished Education Award.

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CERT Releases New CERT PGP Key (2015)

CERT Releases New CERT PGP Key (2015)

April, 03 2015 • Announcement

CERT Releases New CERT PGP Key

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Expert Office Hours, Architecture Boot Camp Add New Dimensions to SATURN 2015

Expert Office Hours, Architecture Boot Camp Add New Dimensions to SATURN 2015

April, 01 2015 • Article

Organizers of this year's SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference have energized the program with several new features designed to add value and enrich the experience for conference attendees.

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SEI Improves Organizational Decision Making Through Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium

SEI Improves Organizational Decision Making Through Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium

March, 31 2015 • Article

The Cyber Intelligence Research Consortium, founded in June 2014 at the SEI, takes a unique approach to researching and teaching cyber intelligence.

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Shannon Stresses Better Measurement, Better Data Access, and Coordinated National Strategies in House Subcommittee Testimony

Shannon Stresses Better Measurement, Better Data Access, and Coordinated National Strategies in House Subcommittee Testimony

March, 10 2015 • Article

Greg Shannon, chief scientist for the SEI's CERT Division, testified before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on March 3, 2015, as part of the hearing “Cyber Threats and Implications for the 21st Century.”

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11th SATURN Technical Program Explores Cutting-Edge Methods and Essential Skills for Software Architects

11th SATURN Technical Program Explores Cutting-Edge Methods and Essential Skills for Software Architects

February, 19 2015 • Press Release

The technical program for the 11th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2015 is now complete, and registration is open. SATURN 2015 will be held April 27–30, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, Md.

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CERT Division Chief Scientist Greg Shannon talks small business cybersecurity

CERT Division Chief Scientist Greg Shannon talks small business cybersecurity

January, 16 2015 • Media Coverage

Shannon lends CERT Division's perspective to CIO Magazine feature.

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Communications of the ACM delves into origins of CERT and incident response

Communications of the ACM delves into origins of CERT and incident response

January, 16 2015 • Media Coverage

CERT's Richard Pethia and CMU's William Scherlis provide insight on the early days of computer security incident response.

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