04/17/2014 - As part of its ongoing mission to help developers avoid coding errors and produce safe, reliable, and secure systems, the SEI’s Secure Coding Team has updated its C language coding standard.
03/20/2014 - 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
02/07/2014 - 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.
11/11/2013 - 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 - 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 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.
09/25/2013 - To help highlight and remedy poor practices not addressed in the secure coding standard for Java, the SEI Secure Coding Team, with collaborators from outside the institute, have produced a second book, Java Coding Guidelines: 75 Recommendations for Reliable and Secure Programs.
08/27/2013 - SEI's Nidiffer Honored by IEEE Computer Society
08/13/2013 - Software engineering educators from 14 leading institutions in the United States and abroad gathered from August 5-7, 2013, at the SEI’s Pittsburgh facility for the 10th annual Architecture-Centric Engineering (ACE) Workshop for Educators.
08/02/2013 - 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.
07/26/2013 - Experts from SEI’s Emerging Technology Center recently outlined challenges and strategies to intelligence community and private sector at 2013 Spooks and Suits conference.
07/18/2013 - SEI Team Probes the Public Safety Value of Social Media at Massive Outdoor Music Festival
06/14/2013 - 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.
05/15/2013 - 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. 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 - 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.
04/11/2013 - 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 - Earlier this year, a team from the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Research, Technology, and Systems Solutions (RTSS) Program traveled to Camp Roberts to participate in the February 2013 JIFX event. JIFX organizers invited the RTSS team to demonstrate a number of its prototypes currently in development.
03/22/2013 - 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 - The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will co-sponsor the 2013 edition of the Software Technology Conference (STC 2013).
02/13/2013 - 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.
01/30/2013 - On January 16, 2013, senior researchers from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) hosted “Architecting in a Complex World.” The live, three-hour virtual event attracted more than 1,000 registered participants from 60 countries. The SEI researchers explored ways to overcome challenging aspects of complexity.
01/24/2013 - Two SEI books published in 2012 have recently earned favorable notice, one from Forbes Magazine and the other from Intel Corporation.
01/10/2013 - 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).
12/14/2012 - Members of the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) technical staff will co-organize three workshops held in conjunction with the 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2013), to be held May 18-26, 2013 in San Francisco, Cal.
11/20/2012 - With the addition of “Documenting Software Architectures,” three of the four courses required for the SEI Software Architecture Professional certificate are available in eLearning format.
11/06/2012 - Now able to process an astounding 200,000 transactions per second—and a single transaction in less than 100 microseconds—the BMV trading platform can claim favorable comparison to Nasdaq OMX, NYSE Euronext, and other prominent international bourses. And BMV got there with the help of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).
10/16/2012 - To help developers make the most of the Architecture Analysis and Design Language (AADL), two SEI researchers have published Model-Based Engineering with AADL (Addison-Wesley Professional 2012).
10/01/2012 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is pleased to announce the launch of the SEI Podcast Series, which features the latest research from SEI technologists in an engaging and accessible format. Podcasts will cover the SEI’s work in the fields of acquisition, service-oriented architecture, software architecture, and measurement.
09/26/2012 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) hosted more than 100 attendees at the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2012 on September 17-20 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The technical program included tutorials, sessions, and keynote presentations centered on the theme Delivering Agility with Discipline.
08/28/2012 - The Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) CERT® Program will host the ninth annual FloCon conference, FloCon 2013, January 7 – 10, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
07/19/2012 - New eLearning courses offer affordable, convenient, and accessible training to a wide range of students.
07/17/2012 - A new tool aims to help enhance the security and reliability of the nation's electrical grid, by allowing utilities and grid operators to assess their own level of cybersecurity readiness and make an action plan for improvements.
07/03/2012 - This SEI acquisition model aims to mitigate costly late-stage software development project repairs and other problems related to the "90 Percent Syndrome."
06/26/2012 - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has selected Paul Nielsen, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), for its Member Spotlight for June, 2012.
06/21/2012 - Stakeholders in the Department of Defense (DoD) and in industry fear multicore failure in systems such as aircraft and missiles, where lives are at stake. The SEI has taken up this challenge on several fronts.
06/15/2012 - The SEI’s should-cost estimation method produced improvements that could significantly reduce the cost of the F-22 modernization program and help meet the Office of Secretary of Defense mandate to do more without spending more.
06/15/2012 - SEPG Europe 2012, a premier software process improvement conference, was presented by the SEI in collaboration with IEEE Software in Madrid, Spain, on June 5-7.
06/08/2012 - Having successfully coordinated projects that resulted in secure coding standards for the C, C++, and Java programming languages, the CERT Secure Coding Initiative has unveiled work on a draft standard for Perl.
06/08/2012 - Nearly 500 software professionals worldwide joined experts from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the United States Department of Defense for “The SEI Agile Research Forum: Meeting the Challenges of Large-Scale Systems.”
06/01/2012 - The Software Engineering Institute (SEI), in collaboration with IEEE Software magazine, hosted its eighth annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference this year in St. Petersburg, Florida, from May 7 through May 11. The conference program for SATURN 2012 explored themes of architecture and collaboration through a series of keynote addresses, panels, and sessions.
05/30/2012 - SEI experts team up to create integration strategy for the Department of Homeland Security's Commercial Mobile Alert Service (CMAS). CMAS provides alerting authorities the ability to broadcast emergency alerts to customers with appropriately provisioned cell phones who are located in the geographical vicinity of cellular towers serving an affected area.
05/23/2012 - Matt Gaston, director of the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) Cyber Innovation Center (CIC), has received a 2012 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Meritorious Award for Service to the Intelligence Community. This AFCEA award honors intelligence professionals who are making significant contributions at the tactical, intermediate, or national levels.
05/15/2012 - On June 4, 2012, Robert Behler will assume the role of chief operating officer (COO) at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).
04/30/2012 - The SEI’s CERT Program has released three software testing tools to help software engineers more options to identify and correct security vulnerabilities before the software ships.
04/18/2012 - To complement its detailed research on insider threat and provide organizations a quick reference to what they could be doing now to mitigate the problem, the CERT Insider Threat Center has published The CERT Top 10 List for Winning the Battle Against Insider Threats.
04/05/2012 - Marking a significant milestone in its effort to improve and enrich its certification programs, the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI) CERT® Certified Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH) certification program has earned accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies.
03/26/2012 - SEPG North America 2012 Looks Toward the Future of Process Improvement Models
03/13/2012 - Twenty years after Ward Cunningham first articulated the concept of technical debt, the problem remains a concern in the field of software engineering. Today’s larger, more complex, and more interdependent systems only exacerbate the consequences of technical debt and demand more urgent efforts to address it.
03/09/2012 - Three senior members of the SEI technical staff have achieved the status of Senior Members in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the highest grade attainable by IEEE members.
03/08/2012 - More than 630 people from 68 countries joined the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) three-hour, live virtual event entitled Architecting Software the SEI Way: Essential Steps Toward Mastery on February 28, 2012.
03/05/2012 - The SEI's new Advanced Software Architecture Workshop will debut at the SATURN 2012 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida, on May 7 and 8.
02/21/2012 - The CERT Insider Threat Center leveraged research on more than 700 real-world cases to produce a practical and specific guide for organizational leaders and decision makers.
02/17/2012 - Leaders in the electric power industry recently collaborated with the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) to build the future of the Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM) at the SGMM Leadership Workshop.
02/15/2012 - Douglass Post, chief scientist of the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) and senior member of the technical staff at the SEI, has received the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Gold Medal Award.
02/03/2012 - Marshalling experts from across its four programs, and also from among Carnegie Mellon University’s top faculty, the SEI developed and hosted “Technovation,” a week-long executive training lab specifically designed to support GE’s Experienced Information Management Program (EIMP).
01/27/2012 - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named Paul Nielsen a 2012 AIAA Honorary Fellow.
01/09/2012 - Members of the CERT Secure Coding Team made key contributions to security features in the new ISO/IEC standard for the C programming language.
01/09/2012 - The SEI Director’s Office recently completed an annual process to select exploratory research projects. The SEI research program strives to keep the SEI at the leading edge of software engineering and technology by establishing and funding new technical initiatives.
12/15/2011 - The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently recognized Robert Nord as an ACM distinguished scientist.
11/29/2011 - Mike Phillips, a senior member of the SEI technical staff, was recently named as an associate fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA is the principal society of aerospace engineers and scientists.
11/21/2011 - FloCon®, an open conference sponsored by the SEI’s CERT Program, provides a forum for operational network analysts, tool developers, researchers, and other parties interested in the analysis of large volumes of traffic to showcase the next generation of flow-based analysis techniques. (Flow is an abstraction of network traffic in which packets are aggregated by common attributes over time.) FloCon 2012 will take place January 9–12, 2012, in Austin, Texas.
11/16/2011 - Cisco Systems, Inc. has announced it has adopted the CERT® C Secure Coding Standard as a baseline programming standard in its product development.
11/01/2011 - The SEI Technologies Forum, a virtual event hosted by the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) on October 20, drew more than 700 participants from five continents and 52 countries from around the globe. Attendees engaged with experts and were introduced to state-of-the-art work in the fields of cloud computing, insider threat, Agile development, software architecture, security, measurement, process improvement, and acquisition.
10/19/2011 - Davis Systems has become the latest organization to become an SEI Strategic Partner for the Team Software Process (TSPSM).
09/30/2011 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) hosted more than 100 attendees at the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium 2011 on September 19-22 in Atlanta. Attendees from Japan, Mexico, South Africa, and Uruguay, as well as from throughout the United States, gathered for four days of enriching tutorials, engaging interactive sessions, and informative technical presentations.
09/22/2011 - SEI Director Paul Nielsen recently completed a visit to Australia where he met with top Australian officials in higher education, government, finance, the Australian military, and the Australian defense industry.
09/14/2011 - A team of software security researchers in the CERT Program at the SEI has authored The CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java.
08/29/2011 - The SEI Smart Grid Maturity Model team recently introduced the Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM) Navigation process to help utilities adopt SGMM and modernize the electric power grid.
08/10/2011 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) announced today the keynote speakers for the upcoming Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium to be held September 19-22, 2011, at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta.
07/26/2011 - Under the auspices of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the SEI has undertaken a year-long project to help the Albanian government stand up a national incident management capability.
07/18/2011 - RTSS researchers are working to provide user-controlled system adaptation to first responders, warfighters, and others working with handheld devices in tactical environments.
07/08/2011 - Representatives from the SEI’s CERT Program recently hosted the 2011 Annual Meeting of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) with National Responsibility in Vienna, Austria. Inaugurated by CERT in 2006, the meeting provides a forum to discuss the cybersecurity challenges of nations, economies, and critical infrastructures.
06/16/2011 - Dublin, Ireland, hosted the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and more than 150 delegates for SEPG Europe 2011 on June 7-9. Delegates from 27 countries around the world participated in three days of rich discussions regarding the present and future of Global Excellence in Software and Security.
06/07/2011 - The CERT program has launched an innovative new program designed to help organizations become more resilient in the face of operational disruption and stress.
05/31/2011 - CERT recently added a forensics challenge to the 2011 NSA Cyber Defense Exercise.
05/17/2011 - Stephany Bellomo was recently named the chief engineer for the Civil & Defense Agency Team at the SEI.
04/06/2011 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) today announced the four thought-leaders who will keynote SEPG Europe 2011 in Dublin, Ireland, on June 7-9, 2011. Martin Curley, Bill Curtis, James Over, and Alexander Springer will explore the theme Global Excellence in Software and Security as it relates to the changing and evolving landscape of software, software systems, process improvement, and software quality and their impact on high-quality software and systems.
03/31/2011 - Three SEI Members were honored for their contributions, innovations, and advocacy in the software and systems engineering and cybersecurity communities.
03/31/2011 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Portland, Oregon, played host for SEPG North America 2011 from March 21-24, 2011. Approximately 650 professionals convened to learn and explore topics related to The Power of Process. This four-day gathering offered quality tutorials, top-notch technical sessions, engaging keynote addresses, and plentiful networking opportunities.
03/25/2011 - New SEI Certificate Equips Software Developers to Succeed with SOA Implementations
03/02/2011 - Three recognized leaders in the field of software engineering and software architecture will deliver keynote speeches at the SATURN 2011 Conference, May 16-20, 2011 in Burlingame, California.
12/14/2010 - The CERT® Program of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute announced that the CERT Resilience Management Model (CERT®-RMM) Version 1.1 has been published by Addison-Wesley Professional.
11/11/2010 - The U.S. Secret Service yesterday presented its Director’s Recognition Award to two staff members of the CERT® Program, part of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, for their contributions to the TJX network intrusion investigation.
11/08/2010 - The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) recently announced that Stephen Blanchette has been named the new chief engineer for Army programs.
10/28/2010 - Watts Humphrey, founder of the Software Process Program at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, died today at his home in Sarasota, Florida. He was 83.
10/28/2010 - The Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University released the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Version 1.3, which includes improvements to the entire product suite: CMMI for Development (CMMI-DEV), CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ), and CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC).
10/21/2010 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and IEEE Software magazine recently announced that they will collaborate for a second year on the annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference, to be held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, California, May 16-20, 2011.
09/30/2010 - Attendees from 15 U.S. states and 10 countries around the world visited Pittsburgh, the headquarters city for the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, for the TSP Symposium 2010. Themed Changing the World of Software Engineering, the fifth annual Symposium provided seasoned users of the Team Software Process (TSP), those involved in its development and transition, and those who are new to TSP with four days of enriching tutorials, plentiful networking opportunities, and engaging presentations.
09/21/2010 - The federal government has made electronic medical records a national priority. In fact, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, a component of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, has mandated the widespread adoption and use of electronic health record (EHR) technologies. Health-care organizations now face the challenge of protecting patient information while minimizing the risks posed by this new requirement.
08/25/2010 - Marking the second time SEPG was held in the Asia-Pacific region and the first time the conference collaborated with NASSCOM, SEPG Asia-Pacific 2010 was held in dynamic Bangalore, India on August 17-19. The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute presented the conference in conjunction with the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), which is the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the Information Technology (IT)-Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industries in India.
08/03/2010 - Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt has joined the SEI in its Arlington, Va., office as deputy director, research, and chief technology officer. Schmidt will lead the SEI in identifying and responding to the needs of sponsors, customers, and partners.
07/30/2010 - In this guest column, Mike Phillips discusses the CMMI Model Development Team's thoughts on harmonization and clarification of high maturity in the upcoming CMMI Version 1.3 framework.
07/15/2010 - Process improvement, port wine, and Team Portugal were just three of the highlights from SEPG Europe 2010, which offered four days of enriching learning opportunities and networking with the Software Engineering Institute and software process improvement experts from around the world.
07/06/2010 - SMART now stands for the SOA Migration, Adoption, and Reuse Technique. The new name reflects what Grace Lewis’ team learned in the course of its work: Many organizations aren’t ready to migrate their legacy systems, or they need a greater understanding of what it means to move to a SOA environment. SMART has evolved to accommodate such organizations. “Migration is still a main interest, but there are other entry points into the SOA world” states Lewis.
06/30/2010 - The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University has received a five-year contract extension, with a face value of $584 million, from the U.S. government through June 2015.
06/09/2010 - Four recognized leaders in the process improvement industry have been announced as the keynote speakers at SEPG Europe 2010, June 28 – July 1 in Porto, Portugal. The flagship conference for process professionals, SEPG Europe is an annual gathering where the process community comes together to learn, network, and build their skills in process improvement in software and systems engineering as a means to achieving superior performance.
06/03/2010 - Software, system, and enterprise architecture practitioners and experts from around the world convened from May 17 to 21 for the sixth annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference where they participated in lively exchanges about developing, acquiring, and maintaining software-intensive systems.
05/06/2010 - The Software Engineering Institute is pleased to join with IEEE Software to award the IEEE Software Onsite Awards at the SATURN 2010 conference in Minneapolis, May 17-21, 2010. These honorary awards will be based directly on feedback from conference attendees.
05/03/2010 - A new book by Watts Humphrey, National Medal of Technology Winner and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI), has just been published by Addison-Wesley as the latest installment in the SEI Series in Software Engineering.
The book offers management insights and advice collected from Humphrey’s previously published books, articles, and interviews.
04/08/2010 - There are several ways to learn about software architecture. You could read Software Architecture Principles and Practices, Second Edition by Len Bass, Paul Clements, and Rick Kazman. You could join the software architecture community and comment on insightful blog posts and forums. You could take a class such as the Software Architecture Principles and Practices course, which is available both at the SEI and online. But did you know that you can also learn about essential software architecture principles and practices by playing a board game?
03/31/2010 - Members of the Team Software Process (TSP) team at the SEI have developed and launched a new course that presents the SEI’s new fast track to process improvement, the Accelerated Improvement Method (AIM). The course, called Implementing CMMI for High Performance, an Executive Seminar,” is offered for the first time at the SEI in Pittsburgh on April 19. The course also is available for onsite delivery.
03/31/2010 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Member Awards for leadership in software and systems engineering were presented Tuesday, March 23, at the SEPG North America 2010 conference in Savannah, Ga.
03/25/2010 - The SEI’s Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM) is a leading method of software architecture evaluation, and many groups and organizations have used it to improve their software-reliant systems. A study of the impact of ATAM evaluations on the Army was reported in the SEI’s technical note “Impact of Army Architecture Evaluations,” written by Rod Nord, John Bergey, Stephen Blanchette, and Mark Klein. However, the Army isn’t the only organization benefiting from the ATAM.
03/15/2010 - Two highly respected organizations halfway around the world from each other recently signed agreements to become SEI strategic partners for the Team Software Process (TSP). Next Process Institute, Kawasaki, Japan, and Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey), Mexico, are now authorized to offer TSP services that previously were not available locally.
03/10/2010 - Wayne R. Longcore, recognized industry thought leader and key contributor to the nation’s high profile efforts to modernize the electric power grid, will deliver a keynote address at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2010 Conference, May 17-21, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minn., the SEI announced today.
02/18/2010 - The Software Engineering Institute announced today that SEI Director and CEO Paul D. Nielsen has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
02/15/2010 - The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) extends its condolences to the family of U.S. Representative John M. Murtha who died Monday, February 8. Murtha represented Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District since 1974 and was the first Vietnam War combat veteran elected to Congress.
01/25/2010 - Echoing writer Mark Twain and others, rumors of the death of service-oriented architecture (SOA) have been “greatly exaggerated.” Even more, SOA seems to be thriving a year after the influential Burton Group Application Platform Blog penned its obituary (“SOA met its demise on January 1, 2009”).
01/19/2010 - This year, the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) will celebrate its 25th anniversary as a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC). While the Institute celebrates its past accomplishments, it is ready to tackle the new and upcoming technology challenges in software and systems engineering.
01/06/2010 - Recognized as a pioneer and leader of the near-shore services industry in Mexico, Agustin De La Maza has been announced as a keynote speaker at SEPG North America 2010, March 21 – 25, 2010, in Savannah, Georgia.
12/09/2009 - In recent months, technology news headlines have been dominated by cloud computing—a large-scale model in which computing power, software, storage services, and platforms are delivered on demand to external customers. The latest news came in mid-September with the announcement of apps.gov, a government website where federal agencies will be able to buy cloud computing applications and services to replace on-site systems.
11/24/2009 - The SEI and the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) recently began a one-year engagement that aims to develop a comprehensive approach to overcome deficiencies with the testing now being done to validate software and system reliability.
11/17/2009 - Throughout the first day of competition, Poland and Australia were jockeying for the lead, but at the end of the two-day challenge, it was Australia in first place among the 29 competing teams from 20 countries. No, it wasn’t the Olympics or World Cup; the five-person Australia 1 team took first place in the Tactical Response and Analysis Challenge (TRAC) conducted by the SEI’s CERT Program as part of the weeklong International Cyber Defense Workshop (ICDW), which concluded November 13.
10/29/2009 - Acclaimed author and leader of the Agile movement Jim Highsmith has been announced as a keynote speaker for the SEI Architecture Technology User Network Conference (SATURN 2010), May 17 to 21, 2010, in Minneapolis, Minn.
10/19/2009 - Recently, several technical staff members at the SEI were recognized by their peers for their contributions to science, technology, and software engineering.
10/06/2009 - October 6, 2009—The inaugural SEPG Asia-Pacific conference was held September 16-18 in Osaka, Japan. Delegates came from 13 different countries for the first SEPG conference for process professionals in the Asia-Pacific region.
09/30/2009 - September 30, 2009—This fall, the SEI kicks off the second year of the SEI Webinar Series, a new delivery method that brings the latest research, best practices and solutions developed at the SEI directly to the global community of software and systems engineers and security specialists.
09/23/2009 - The SEI and IEEE Software magazine agreed recently to collaborate on the 6th Annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) conference, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn., May 17 to 21, 2010.
08/28/2009 - The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned website that focuses on solutions for software engineering problems. The new site provides visitors with significant improvements in navigation, accessibility, and appearance.
07/30/2009 - Paul D. Nielsen, director and CEO of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI), has been reappointed to a second five-year term, announced Mark Kamlet, executive vice president and provost of Carnegie Mellon University.
07/21/2009 - SEI Director and CEO Paul D. Nielsen testified before the United States House of Representatives Defense Acquisition Reform Panel of the Committee on Armed Services on July 9, 2009, on the challenges and opportunities the Armed Services face in defense acquisition.
07/17/2009 - It’s a frequent yet unintended mistake among software developers. A software developer copies a string in memory, but in doing so, unwittingly creates a vulnerability that can be exploited by an attacker to execute malicious code.
07/16/2009 - New Initiative Extends the SEI’s Proven Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and CERT Resiliency Management Model to Meet Challenges in the Financial Industry
07/16/2009 - The Software Engineering Institute announced recently that Terry W. Roberts recently joined the SEI in its Arlington, Va., office as executive director of the Acquisition Support Program (ASP)/Interagency and Cyber.