Workshop Facilitators

 

Blair Taylor
 
Blair Taylor is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Computer and Information Sciences department at Towson University and was recently awarded the University System of Maryland Board of Regents Teaching award. As PI of the Security Injections project, she developed many of the injection modules. Additionally, she runs the SPLASH@Towson program (www.towson.edu/splash) which offers Secure Programming Logic to High School Girls. Dr. Taylor is co-PI on the NSF SFS Capacity Building grant entitled “Security Injections for CS0, CS1, and CS2: Promoting Responsible Coding and Building a Community of Security Ambassadors.”
 
Siddharth Kaza
 
Siddharth Kaza is an Assistant Professor in the Computer and Information Sciences department at Towson University. Dr. Kaza’s research interests lie in secure coding, data mining, social network analysis, mobile applications, and security informatics. Dr. Kaza’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Dr. Kaza is the PI on the NSF SFS Capacity Building grant entitled “Security Injections for CS0, CS1, and CS2: Promoting Responsible Coding and Building a Community of Security Ambassadors.”
 
Elizabeth K. Hawthorne
 
Elizabeth Hawthorne is a Senior Professor of Computer Science with a specialty in cybersecurity education at Union County College. She serves as the chair of the Association for Computing Machinery National Committee on Computing Education in Community Colleges (ACM CCECC), the featured columnist of “Community College Corner” in ACM Inroads, a member of the ACM/IEEE-CS Steering Committee for CS2013 curriculum development initiative, and has participated in all three ITICSE working groups on Information Assurance. Dr. Hawthorne is co-pi on the NSF SFS Capacity Building grant entitled “Security Injections for CS0, CS1, and CS2: Promoting Responsible Coding and Building a Community of Security Ambassadors.”
 
Cara Tang
 
Cara Tang is an Instructor in the Computer Information Systems department at Portland Community College, and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery National Committee on Computing Education in Community Colleges (ACM CCECC). Dr. Tang teaches courses in programming, databases, and general education computing courses, and has used Security Injections modules in all of her courses. She is a faculty associate on the NSF SFS Capacity Building grant entitled “Security Injections for CS0, CS1, and CS2: Promoting Responsible Coding and Building a Community of Security Ambassadors.”
 
Cindy Tucker
 
Cindy Tucker is an Associate Professor in the Computer & Information Technology at the BlueGrass Community & Technical College in Lexington, Kentucky. Her interests lie in secure coding and cybersecurity education.

 

 
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