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 04, 2020 • White Paper
Feedback to the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) about NIST IR 8269, a draft report detailing the proposed taxonomy and terminology of Adversarial Machine Learning (AML).Download
January 07, 2020 • White Paper
A penetration test serves as a lagging indicator of a network security operations problem. Organizations should implement and document several security controls before a penetration test can be useful.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.
January 17, 2020 • Article
The Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T) recently announced that Pierre Bourque has been named the recipient of the 2020 Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education.Read More
November 07, 2019 • Article
The SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2020 conference has opened its call for technical program submissions.Read More
October 11, 2019 • Article
Two members of the SEI’s Software Solutions Division (SSD) have recently been elected to leadership positions in the IEEE Computer Society.Read 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.