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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

Accenture: An Automation Maturity Journey

Accenture: An Automation Maturity Journey

July 29, 2021 • Technical Report
Rajendra T. Prasad (Accenture)

This paper describes work in the area of automation that netted Accenture the 2020 Watts Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award.

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Planning and Design Considerations for Data Centers

Planning and Design Considerations for Data Centers

July 19, 2021 • Technical Note
Lyndsi A. HughesDavid SweeneyMark Kasunic

This report shares important lessons learned from establishing small- to mid-size data centers.

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A State-Based Model for Multi-Party Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (MPCVD)

A State-Based Model for Multi-Party Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (MPCVD)

July 01, 2021 • Special Report
Allen D. HouseholderJonathan Spring

This report discusses performance indicators that stakeholders in Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) can use to measure its effectiveness.

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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

DevSecOps Days Los Angeles 2021 Opens Registration and Call for Speakers

DevSecOps Days Los Angeles 2021 Opens Registration and Call for Speakers

July 21, 2021 • Article

The conference seeks submissions about developing security as code for the virtual September 15 event.

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FloCon 2022 Opens Call for Abstracts on Data-Driven Security

FloCon 2022 Opens Call for Abstracts on Data-Driven Security

July 12, 2021 • Article

The annual conference is accepting abstracts for presentations, posters, and demonstrations.

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Building AI Better: SEI Introduces Three Pillars of AI Engineering

Building AI Better: SEI Introduces Three Pillars of AI Engineering

June 30, 2021 • Press Release

New white papers explore open questions around creating and implementing human-centered, scalable, and robust and secure artificial intelligence systems.

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Software Engineering Institute Announces Establishment of New AI Division, Names Director

Software Engineering Institute Announces Establishment of New AI Division, Names Director

June 28, 2021 • Press Release

Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute today announced the establishment of a new research division dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) engineering and named Matthew Gaston as the new division’s director.

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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.

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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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