The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
SOSSEC is a broadly based industry consortium dedicated to improving by an order of magnitude the nation’s ability to detect, intervene, respond and recover to any and all threats on the Homeland. It is founded upon three principles:
A wide spectrum of capabilities. Basic research to major program management.
Innovative business practices that removes the barriers of normal practices.
Unique ability to respond to government requirements.