Dr. Blair Taylor is a Contractor working as a Subject Matter Expert in the College of Cyber at the National Security Agency on the National Cybersecurity Curriculum Program (NCCP), GenCyber, Cyber Ops, and the CAE programs. She is currently on leave from Towson University, where she has taught for over 20 years in the department of Computer and Information Sciences. Dr. Taylor’s has published and presented widely on teaching secure coding in introductory programming courses and cybersecurity education. Dr. Taylor has received the University System of Maryland Regents award for Teaching, the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics (FCSM)Business Outreach Award and the FCSM Outstanding Faculty Award. In 2014, she was named one of the 5O Women to Watch by the Baltimore Sun Magazine and in 2016 one of Maryland's top female tech leaders by MDBIZNews. She holds a B.A. in Mathematical Science and an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in Applied Information Technology from Towson University.