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.
December 16, 2020 • White Paper
This report examines the concept of threat archetypes and how analysts can use them during scenario development.Download
December 15, 2020 • Technical Report
The authors describe a project to develop an estimation method that yields greater confidence in and improved ranges for estimates of potential cyber loss magnitude.Download
December 14, 2020 • White Paper
This study seeks to understand what the software engineering community perceives to be key emerging technologies. The six technologies described hold great promise and, in some cases, have already attracted the interest of the Department of Defense.Download
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.
January 07, 2021 • Article
The SEI's annual conference on data analysis for security begins January 12.Read More
December 01, 2020 • Article
The SEI's annual conference on data analysis for security will feature 20 speakers and two trainings.Read More
November 17, 2020 • Press Release
The OCTAVE FORTE (OCTAVE For the Enterprise) model for enterprise risk management helps executives and other decision makers understand and prioritize the complex risks affecting their organizations.Read More
October 29, 2020 • Article
The conclusions of a 2019 SEI workshop describe nine areas of need for the defense and national security AI systems of the future.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.
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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.