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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

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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Blacklist Ecosystem Analysis: July - December 2017

Blacklist Ecosystem Analysis: July - December 2017

April 19, 2018 • White Paper
Eric HatlebackLeigh B. Metcalf

This short report provides a summary of the various analyses of the blacklist ecosystem performed from July 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.

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ROI Analysis of the System Architecture Virtual Integration Initiative

ROI Analysis of the System Architecture Virtual Integration Initiative

April 12, 2018 • Technical Report
Jörgen Hansson (University of Skovde)Steve Helton (The Boeing Company)Peter H. Feiler

This report presents an analysis of the economic effects of the System Architecture Virtual Integration approach on the development of software-reliant systems for aircraft compared to existing development paradigms.

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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

Ipek Ozkaya Named IEEE Software Editor-in-Chief

Ipek Ozkaya Named IEEE Software Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2018 • Article

Ozkaya will assume editorial duties in January 2019.

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Metcalf Named Co-Editor of New ACM Journal

Metcalf Named Co-Editor of New ACM Journal

July 10, 2018 • Article

Peer-reviewed journal targets the prevention, identification, mitigation, and elimination of digital threats.

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Microservice, Agile, and the Cloud Highlight SATURN 2018

Microservice, Agile, and the Cloud Highlight SATURN 2018

July 03, 2018 • Article

Software architects convene for spirited three-day program of speakers, courses, presentations, and networking

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New SiLK Analysis Suite Release Available for Download

New SiLK Analysis Suite Release Available for Download

June 25, 2018 • Article

SiLK supports the efficient collection, storage, and analysis of network flow data, enabling network security analysts to rapidly query large historical traffic data sets.

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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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