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.
Prioritizing Vulnerability Response: A Stakeholder-Specific Vulnerability Categorization (Version 2.0)
April 30, 2021 • White Paper
This paper presents version 2.0 of a testable Stakeholder-Specific Vulnerability Categorization (SSVC) that takes the form of decision trees and that avoids some problems with the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).Download
April 27, 2021 • Conference Paper
We simulate the performance of Quantum Approximate Optimization Algorithm (QAOA) for the Max-Cut problem and compare it with some of the best classical alternatives, for exact, approximate and heuristic solutions.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.
April 22, 2021 • Article
The SEI helped the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency develop the recently concluded contest for the federal cyber workforce.Read More
April 19, 2021 • Press Release
Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute today announced the appointment of Gregory J. Touhill as director of the SEI’s CERT Division.Read More
April 14, 2021 • Article
SEI Emerging Technology Center experts will discuss establishing and growing an artificial intelligence engineering discipline and why diverse partnership is needed.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.