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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.

Latest Publications

A Risk Management Perspective for AI Engineering

A Risk Management Perspective for AI Engineering

June 10, 2020 • White Paper
Brett Tucker

This paper describes several steps of OCTAVE FORTE in the context of adopting AI technology.

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Guide to Implementing DevSecOps for a System of Systems in Highly Regulated Environments

Guide to Implementing DevSecOps for a System of Systems in Highly Regulated Environments

April 08, 2020 • Technical Report
Jose A. MoralesRichard TurnerSuzanne Miller

This Technical Report provides guidance to projects interested in implementing DevSecOps (DSO) in defense or other highly regulated environments, including those involving systems of systems.

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Integrability

Integrability

February 07, 2020 • Technical Report
Rick KazmanPhilip BiancoJames Ivers

This report summarizes how to systematically analyze a software architecture with respect to a quality attribute requirement for integrability.

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Research and Capabilities

Learn how we support the defense and information security of the United States by advancing the state of the art and practice in software engineering and cybersecurity. Through our research in seven capability areas, our experts push the boundaries of knowledge from R&D through implementation and operation. We create, test, and apply tools, technologies, and practices to acquire, develop, operate, and sustain software systems that are innovative, trustworthy, and cost effective.

News

2019 SEI Year in Review Highlights Accomplishments in AI, Data Analysis, and More

2019 SEI Year in Review Highlights Accomplishments in AI, Data Analysis, and More

June 18, 2020 • Article

The SEI’s roundup of projects showcases contributions to the National Defense Strategy.

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Anita Carleton Named Director of the SEI’s Software Solutions Division

Anita Carleton Named Director of the SEI’s Software Solutions Division

June 17, 2020 • Article

The long-serving leader and researcher is advancing a national agenda for software engineering R&D.

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Organizations Must Reset Expectations to Spring Back from Pandemic

Organizations Must Reset Expectations to Spring Back from Pandemic

June 16, 2020 • Article

The CERT Division's Matt Butkovic predicts how business operations might change after COVID-19.

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FloCon 2021 Invites Abstracts on Using Data to Defend

FloCon 2021 Invites Abstracts on Using Data to Defend

June 08, 2020 • Article

Submissions to the 16th annual data analysis conference are due August 14.

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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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