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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

Systems Engineering—Software Engineering Interface for Cyber-Physical System

Systems Engineering—Software Engineering Interface for Cyber-Physical System

August 13, 2019 • Conference Paper
Sarah SheardMichael E. Pafford (INCOSE Chesapeake)Mike Phillips

This paper describes guidelines for approaches, practices, and questions to help systems and software engineering prevent interface issues in cyber-physical systems (CPSs).

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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

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
Victor A. Elias (U.S. Army CCDC Armaments Center, Fire Control Systems and Technology Directorate)

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.

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Cloud Security Best Practices Derived from Mission Thread Analysis

Cloud Security Best Practices Derived from Mission Thread Analysis

July 16, 2019 • Technical Report
Timothy MorrowVincent LaPianaDonald Faatz

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.

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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

SCSS 2019: DoD Technology Leaders to Address Cloud Computing Challenges

SCSS 2019: DoD Technology Leaders to Address Cloud Computing Challenges

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.

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SEI Reports Detail 12 Risks and 4 Best Practices When Moving to the Cloud

SEI Reports Detail 12 Risks and 4 Best Practices When Moving to the Cloud

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.

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FloCon 2020 Registration Open

FloCon 2020 Registration Open

June 20, 2019 • Article

Registration for FloCon 2020 is open. The January 6-9 event in Savannah, Ga., will explore large-scale, next-generation data analytics for security operations.

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New SEI Book on Managing Technical Debt Published

New SEI Book on Managing Technical Debt Published

May 28, 2019 • Article

Managing Technical Debt: Reducing Friction in Software Development, the latest book in the SEI Series in Software Engineering, is now available.

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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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