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.
February 20, 2024 • White Paper
In this paper, researchers from SEI and OpenAI explore the opportunities and risks associated with using Large Language Models (LLMs) for cybersecurity...Download
February 07, 2024 • White Paper
Based on industry and government sources, this paper summarizes the benefits and challenges of implementing Capability-Based Planning...Download
Encoding Verification Arguments to Analyze High-Level Design Certification Claims: Experiment Zero (E0)
January 18, 2024 • White Paper
Dionisio de Niz, Bjorn Andersson, Mark H. Klein, John Lehoczky (Carnegie Mellon University), Hyoseung Kim (University of California, Riverside), George Romanski (Federal Aviation Administration), Jonathan Preston (Lockheed Martin Corporation), Daniel Shapiro (Institute of Defense Analysis), Floyd Fazi (Lockheed Martin Corporation), Douglas Schmidt (Vanderbilt University), David Tate (Institute of Defense Analysis), Gordon Putsche (The Boeing Company), Ronald Koontz (Boeing Company)
This paper discusses whether automation of certification arguments can identify problems that occur in real...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.
February 21, 2024 • Article
A new white paper says evaluation of LLM capability and risk should include real-world cyber scenarios, not just factual knowledge tests.Read More
February 15, 2024 • Article
The latest version of the framework completes the set of practices for acquiring and operating secure and resilient systems across the systems lifecycle.Read More
February 12, 2024 • Article
The award honors Nielsen’s decades of “outstanding and distinguished leadership and service.”Read More
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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.