Blair Taylor

Blair Taylor

Clinical Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University; Subject Matter Expert, NSA College of Cyber (CON)

Blair Taylor, Ph.D., is an award-winning educator and a national expert in cybersecurity education and curriculum development. She has taught over 20 years at Towson University and her projects include Security Injections at Towson, which is a national model for teaching secure coding to introductory programming students, and SPLASH, which offers Secure Programming Logic for college credit to high school girls. Taylor also works with NSA’s College of Cyber as a Subject Matter Expert on long-term strategies to increase the pipeline of qualified students and build the nation’s cyber workforce. These programs include the National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program and the Cyber Cube.

Cool (and Free) Things NSA is Doing in Cybersecurity Education

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The College of Cyber at the National Security Agency (NSA) is leading several important initiatives to improve the quality and diversity of the cybersecurity workforce pipeline. In this panel, attendees will learn about the following programs: National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) – Through this program, colleges and universities receive designations in Cyber Defense (CAE_CD) […]


Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Cybersecurity

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This panel discusses the challenges and opportunities encountered when working in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity, with an emphasis on women in the field. The panelists bring a breadth and depth of experience and leadership perspectives from industry, government, and academia. Drawing on their experiences, panelists will discuss strategies for both men and women […]

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