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04/22/2014

Heartbleed: Analysis, Thoughts, and Actions

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 (EDT).

04/10/2014

SEI's Martin Lindner Lends Perspective on Chameleon WiFi Virus

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.

04/10/2014

BankInfo Security Cites CERT Vulnerability Note on Heartbleed

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."

04/10/2014

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

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.

04/08/2014

SATURN Conference Announces Additional Keynote, Conference Scholarships

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. SATURN 2014 is being held May 5-9 in Portland, Oregon.

04/01/2014

CERT Guide to Insider Threats Named "Must Read"

The CERT Guide to Insider Threats (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2012) was recently named a must-read addition to an emerging "cybersecurity canon." Proposed by Palo Alto Networks CSO Rick Howard, the canon is designed to include books that "genuinely represent an aspect of the community that is true and precise and that, if not read, will leave a hole in the cybersecurity professional's education that will make the practitioner incomplete."

03/20/2014

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

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.

03/10/2014

Distinguished Speakers, Strong Technical Program Set for SATURN 2014

Distinguished Speakers, Strong Technical Program Set for SATURN 2014

02/17/2014

SEI Director Nielsen Selected for PBT Diamond Award

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

02/13/2014

SATURN 2014 Conference Opens Registration

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.

02/07/2014

CERT Website Relaunches with New Look and Features

The SEI has launched a new version of the CERT website. The site 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.

01/13/2014

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

11/11/2013

SEI Cosponsors Agile for Government Summit

A team of SEI researchers, along with SEI Director Paul Nielsen, will join other leaders from industry and government at the “Agile for Government Summit” to be held November 20-22, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

10/22/2013

Mead Named SEI Fellow

Nancy R. Mead, a principal researcher in the SEI’s CERT Division, has been named an SEI Fellow. Mead becomes the SEI’s seventh fellow.

10/01/2013

Nominations Sought for 2014 IEEE/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award

Nominations are now open for the 2014 IEEE/SEI Watts S. Humphrey Software Process (SPA) Award. Since 1994, the SEI and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society have cosponsored the SPA Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in improving an organizations&#’;ility to create and evolve high-quality software-dependent systems.

08/27/2013

SEI's Nidiffer Honored by IEEE Computer Society

SEI's Nidiffer Honored by IEEE Computer Society

08/02/2013

Matt Gaston Invited to U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Matt Gaston, director of the SEI’s Emerging Technology Center, has been invited to participate in the 2013 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. The symposium, organized by the National Academy of Engineering, brings together 100 of the nation’s top engineers under the age of 45 to discuss cutting-edge developments.

07/31/2013

CERT Insider Threat Center Offers Free Online Event To Help Organizations Manage Insider Threats

Cybersecurity experts from the CERT Insider Threat Center at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute will present a free virtual event on current research aimed at establishing best practices to mitigate insider threats. "Managing the Insider Threat: What Every Organization Should Know" will take place Thursday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.

07/18/2013

TSP Symposium 2013 Keynotes to Focus on Quality Practices for Critical Software

The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has announced the slate of software engineering thought-leaders who will serve as keynote speakers for the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2013. The line-up includes Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist with Cast Software; Enrique Ibarra, senior vice president of technology of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV); and Robert Behler, chief operating officer of the SEI.

06/14/2013

SATURN 2013 Conference Draws Record Attendance

209 attendees representing 20 countries and 117 organizations convened in Minneapolis to explore numerous topics pertinent to practicing software architects at the SATURN 2013 Conference.

06/13/2013

How the Feds Have Tried to Fight Leaks (So Far)

Popular Mechanics looks at efforts by the Federal Government to address the problem of leaks. Among the tools at the government's disposal, Popular Mechanics cites a document tagger developed by the Insider Threat Center in the SEI's CERT Program.

06/13/2013

Limiting Risks Found in the Cloud

GovInfoSecurity interviews the SEI CERT Program's Alex Nicoll and Dawn Cappelli on the approaches cloud computing providers must take to prevent their employees from stealing or harming the customer data they host.

06/13/2013

NSA Leak Ushers In New Era Of The Insider Threat

Recent events surrounding the disclosure of classified NSA programs have given business leaders fresh incentive to consider protecting themselves against insider threats. In this article, the publication Dark Reading cites the SEI CERT Program's Commonsense Guide to Insider Threat as a resource for informing prevention efforts.

05/15/2013

CERT Program Drafts Operational Guide and Hosts Symposium to Spur Better Health Information Exchange System Resilience

CERT Program researchers have drafted a guide to enable health information exchanges (HIEs) to remain resilient during cybersecurity incidents and disruptions. Developed in response to a request from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator, the guide addresses the need for maintaining continuity and security in the midst of increasing cyber threats and other disruptions.

05/15/2013

CERT Experts Discuss Constructing a Secure Cyber Future at SEI Virtual Event

CERT Experts Discuss Constructing a Secure Cyber Future at SEI Virtual Event. The event, held April 30, 2013, attracted more than 1,600 people from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), government, and industry. In his remarks, Pethia noted that attack technology is outpacing defense technology.

04/24/2013

United States Secret Service Honors CERT Insider Threat Team Members

At an award ceremony held at the headquarters of the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) CERT Program in Pittsburgh, Pa., Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge (ATSAIC) Ryan Moore, United States Secret Service (USSS), honored Randy Trzeciak and Todd Lewellen for their efforts and superior contributions to the law enforcement responsibilities of the Secret Service.

04/22/2013

Search for Boston bombers likely relied on eyes, not software

The SEI's Todd Waits, a digital investigation and intelligence expert in the CERT Program, talks to Reuters about the potential use of facial-recognition technology in the investigation of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing attack.

04/11/2013

New Edition of Secure Coding in C and C++ Addresses Code Changes and New Threats

To address advances and changes in the C and C++ coding languages, and to address new threats faced by programmers working in these languages, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) researcher Robert C. Seacord has authored Secure Coding in C and C++, Second Edition.

04/04/2013

Cybersecurity Experts to Discuss How to Construct a Secure Cyber Future

On April 30, 2013, cybersecurity experts from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will present in a free, virtual event on current research and development aimed at securing an organization’s cyber future.

03/22/2013

Calling All Software Engineers and Cybersecurity Pros: The SEI is Hiring

The SEI is currently hiring professionals who want to pursue their passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field. If you’ve got the skills and the passion, join us at our invitational hiring event on Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, 2013, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

02/27/2013

SEI to Co-Sponsor 25th Annual Software Technology Conference

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will co-sponsor the 2013 edition of the Software Technology Conference (STC 2013).

02/21/2013

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Cyberspace Offers New Frontier to Exploit Weaknesses, Initiate Attacks

The SEI's Marty Lindner lends perspective on the possibility of large-scale cyber attacks directed at the nation's infrastructure.

02/13/2013

SEI Makes SMART Resources Freely Available

The SEI often works to transition mature technologies and processes to the broad software engineering community, and to accelerate the adoption and impact of software engineering improvements. In that spirit, the SEI has made all of its SOA Migration, Adoption and Reuse Technique (SMART) resources freely available.

02/05/2013

SATURN Conference Announces Speakers, Opens Registration

Registration for the ninth annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN ) 2013 is now open. SATURN 2013 will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from April 29-May 3 and will feature three keynote presentations by leaders in the field of software architecture and project management, Mary Poppendieck, Scott Berkun, and Stephan Murer; and a special invited talk by Philippe Kruchten.

01/24/2013

Forbes, Intel Highlight Recent SEI Books

Two SEI books published in 2012 have recently earned favorable notice, one from Forbes Magazine and the other from Intel Corporation.

01/22/2013

Kevin Fall to Join SEI as Chief Technology Officer

Kevin R. Fall, a computer scientist and engineer with broad experience in government and industry, will join the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) January 30 as deputy director for research and chief technology officer.

01/10/2013

CMMI Services To Be Provided Through New CMMI Institute

Carnegie Mellon University has formed a new institute to provide services related to the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The new organization, the CMMI Institute, now manages all CMMI training, certification, licensing, and appraisal services as well as future model development that were previously managed by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).


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