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.
August 13, 2019 • Conference Paper
This paper describes guidelines for approaches, practices, and questions to help systems and software engineering prevent interface issues in cyber-physical systems (CPSs).Download
IEEE Computer Society/Software Engineering Institute Watts S. Humphrey Software Process Achievement Award 2018: U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center, Fire Control Systems and Technology Directorate
August 01, 2019 • Technical Report
This report presents a systemic approach to software development process improvement and its impact for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center, Fire Control Systems and Technology Directorate (FCSTD) and its stakeholders.Download
July 16, 2019 • Technical Report
Presents practices for secure, effective use of cloud computing and risk reduction in transitioning applications and data to the cloud. Considers needs of limited-resource businesses.Download
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.
August 14, 2019 • Article
If you want to get a handle on the emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field of cloud computing, plan to attend SCSS 2019: Benefits and Risks of Cloud Computing on September 10 and 11 in Arlington, Va.Read More
July 24, 2019 • Article
The SEI has released two technical reports on security in the cloud: one on risks, threats, and vulnerabilities and another on cloud security best practices.Read More
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.