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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.

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Latest Publications

Zero Trust Industry Day 2022: Areas of Future Research

Zero Trust Industry Day 2022: Areas of Future Research

January 25, 2023 • White Paper
Matthew NicolaiTrista PolaskiTimothy Morrow

This paper describes the future research discussed at the 2022 Zero Trust Industry Day event.

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Program Managers—The DevSecOps Pipeline Can Provide Actionable Data

Program Managers—The DevSecOps Pipeline Can Provide Actionable Data

January 06, 2023 • White Paper
Julie B. CohenWilliam Richard Nichols

This paper describes the Automated Continuous Estimation for a Pipeline of Pipelines research project, which automates data collection to track program progress.

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Industry Best Practices for Zero Trust Architecture

Industry Best Practices for Zero Trust Architecture

December 13, 2022 • White Paper
Matthew NicolaiNathaniel RichmondTimothy Morrow

This paper describes best practices identified during the SEI’s Zero Trust Industry Day 2022, and provides ways to help organizations shift to zero trust.

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Our Work

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.

News

ISHPI AIS Division to Receive IEEE CS/SEI Humphrey Software Quality Award

ISHPI AIS Division to Receive IEEE CS/SEI Humphrey Software Quality Award

December 15, 2022 • Article

The group’s decades of dedication to software quality earned it the 2023 award.

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DevSecOps Platform-Independent Model Receives Major Update

DevSecOps Platform-Independent Model Receives Major Update

November 7, 2022 • Article

New features bolster cybersecurity, personnel modeling, and DevSecOps flow.

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Touhill Receives Award for Lifetime of Service

Touhill Receives Award for Lifetime of Service

November 4, 2022 • Article

Gregory J. Touhill, director of the Software Engineering Institute CERT Division, recently was recognized for his service to the country as the recipient of the third annual General Michael V. Hayden Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service.

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2022 Research Review to Show the SEI Forging the Path

2022 Research Review to Show the SEI Forging the Path

October 17, 2022 • Article

The SEI will showcase its latest work November 14-16 in the seventh annual Research Review.

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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.

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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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