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The SEI: The Leader in Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

Operated by Carnegie Mellon University, the Software Engineering Institute has been a leader in the fields of software engineering and cybersecurity since 1984. We research and solve complex, long-term problems for the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry, and we are always working to transition solutions to the software and systems engineering communities throughout the world.

Latest Publications

Prioritizing Alerts from Multiple Static Analysis Tools, Using Classification Models

Prioritizing Alerts from Multiple Static Analysis Tools, Using Classification Models

August 14, 2018 • Conference Paper
Lori FlynnWilliam SnavelyDavid Svoboda

This paper was accepted by the SQUADE workshop at ICSE 2018. It describes the development of several classification models for the prioritization of alerts produced by static analysis tools and how those models were tested for accuracy.

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Threat Modeling: A Summary of Available Methods

Threat Modeling: A Summary of Available Methods

August 09, 2018 • White Paper
Nataliya ShevchenkoTimothy A. ChickPaige O'Riordan

This paper discusses twelve threat modeling methods from a variety of sources that target different parts of the development process.

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Navigating the Insider Threat Tool Landscape: Low-Cost Technical Solutions to Jump-Start an Insider Threat Program

Navigating the Insider Threat Tool Landscape: Low-Cost Technical Solutions to Jump-Start an Insider Threat Program

July 03, 2018 • White Paper
Derrick SpoonerGeorge SilowashDaniel L. Costa

This paper explores low cost technical solutions that can help organizations prevent, detect, and respond to insider incidents.

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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

Software Engineering Institute Announces New CFO

Software Engineering Institute Announces New CFO

September 11, 2018 • Press Release

The Software Engineering Institute today announced the hiring of a new chief financial officer.

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15th Annual Workshop for Educators Plumbs DevOps and Technical Debt

15th Annual Workshop for Educators Plumbs DevOps and Technical Debt

August 27, 2018 • Article

Courses, invited talks, and a robust exchange of ideas help software engineering educators develop and improve their curricula and resources.

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SEI CERT Division Releases Downloadable Source Code Analysis Tool

SEI CERT Division Releases Downloadable Source Code Analysis Tool

August 15, 2018 • Press Release

The CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University today announced the release of its Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe) application. This is the first release of the SCALe application to the public.

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SEI Seeks Responses to ODNI-Sponsored Online Cyber Intelligence Survey

SEI Seeks Responses to ODNI-Sponsored Online Cyber Intelligence Survey

August 09, 2018 • Press Release

The Emerging Technology Center at the Software En-gineering Institute (SEI) today issued a call for U.S.-owned organizations to participate in a cyber intelligence tradecraft survey.

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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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