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New & Upcoming SEI Research Initiatives

New & Upcoming SEI Research Initiatives

• SEI Blog
Douglas C. Schmidt

In response to a comment on my initial post introducing the SEI blog, I wanted to provide some additional information on new and upcoming SEI research initiatives. In this post, I describe these areas, and include a "sneak preview" of upcoming blog postings in each area....

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Learning a Portfolio-Based Checker for Provenance-Similarity of Binaries

Learning a Portfolio-Based Checker for Provenance-Similarity of Binaries

• SEI Blog
Sagar Chaki

As software becomes an ever-increasing part of our daily lives, organizations find themselves relying on software that originates from unknown and untrusted sources. The vast majority of such software is available only as executables, known as "binaries." Many binaries--such as malware or different versions and builds of a software package--are simply minor variants of old programs (or in some cases exact copies) that have been run through a different compiler....

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