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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

At the SEI, we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and AI engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. We have been working with the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry since 1984 to help meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage.

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Latest Publications

The Sector CSIRT Framework: Developing Sector-Based Incident Response Capabilities

The Sector CSIRT Framework: Developing Sector-Based Incident Response Capabilities

June 08, 2021 • Technical Report
Justin NovakBrittany ManleyDavid McIntire

This framework guides the development and implementation of a sector CSIRT.

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Foundation of Cyber Ranges

Foundation of Cyber Ranges

May 19, 2021 • Technical Report
Thomas G. PodnarGeoffrey B. DobsonDustin D. Updyke

This report details the design considerations and execution plan for building high-fidelity, realistic virtual cyber ranges that deliver maximum training and exercise value for cyberwarfare participants.

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Using Value Engineering to Propel Cyber-Physical Systems Acquisition

Using Value Engineering to Propel Cyber-Physical Systems Acquisition

May 14, 2021 • Conference Paper
Alfred SchenkerNickolas Guertin

This paper was initially presented at the 18th annual Acquisition Research Symposium, hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School in May 2021.

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Our Work

At the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), we research complex software engineering, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence engineering problems; create and test innovative technologies; and transition maturing solutions into practice. The U.S. Department of Defense, as well as other public agencies and private businesses, can meet mission goals and gain strategic advantage by using tools, technologies, and practices developed or matured by the SEI.

News

SEI Maps Out Cybersecurity for World Economic Forum

SEI Maps Out Cybersecurity for World Economic Forum

May 27, 2021 • Article

The interactive conceptual map connects today’s top cybersecurity challenges to other critical global issues.

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Nominations Sought for 2021 Northrop Software Architecture Award

Nominations Sought for 2021 Northrop Software Architecture Award

May 24, 2021 • Article

Nominate an individual or team by June 15 for success through architecture, leadership, persistent change, and a new perspective.

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Registration Open for Software Engineering Workshop for Educators 2021

Registration Open for Software Engineering Workshop for Educators 2021

May 14, 2021 • Article

The SEI invites college-level educators of all areas of software engineering to join the 18th annual workshop virtually.

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DevSecOps Days Pittsburgh 2021 Opens Registration

DevSecOps Days Pittsburgh 2021 Opens Registration

May 06, 2021 • Article

The free meeting of DevSecOps practitioners will be held virtually on June 16.

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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.

Careers

Pursue your passion and work alongside world-recognized leaders in the field of software engineering. We invite you to view current employment opportunities, learn about benefits of working at the SEI, and apply for a position.

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