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.
April 08, 2019 • Technical Note
Describes how an organization can leverage the results of a Cyber Resilience Review to create a Targeted Improvement Plan for its service continuity management.Download
March 07, 2019 • Technical Note
This report proposes measurements for each Software Assurance Framework (SAF) practice that a program can select to monitor and manage the progress it’s making toward software assurance.Download
February 27, 2019 • Technical Report
The guide presents recommendations for mitigating insider threat based on the CERT Division's continued research and analysis of more than 1,500 insider threat cases.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.
April 17, 2019 • Article
The Software Curriculum@Siemens Healthineers team has been selected for the Linda M. Northrop Software Architecture Award.Read More
CERT National Insider Threat Center Releases Sixth Edition of Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats
April 10, 2019 • Article
The CERT National Insider Threat Center, part of the SEI’s CERT Division, has released the sixth edition of its Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats. This edition reports the center’s new research.Read More
April 09, 2019 • Article
This publication provides a template for addressing service continuity management (SCM) and explains how to use Cyber Resilience Review results to prioritize SCM-specific and supporting practices.Read More
February 27, 2019 • Article
CCDC Armaments Center, Fire Control Systems & Technology Directorate (FCSTD) honoredRead 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.