Professionalization of cybersecurity with distinctive pathways accelerates the need for cybersecurity career profiling. Cybersecurity Career Professional Profiling Development Research (C2P2DR) has been approved with expedited status from the University of Washington Human Subjects Division / Institutional Review Board. The pedagogical KBP Pedagogical Model is foundational to the rapid development of cybersecurity professionals possessing lifelong learning attributes. C2P2DR supports three foundational factors contributing to the identification and development of cybersecurity professionals.
Morgan Zantua is the Director of University of Washington, Center for Information Assurance Cybersecurity. She collaboratively constructs and implements professional and workforce development models transitioning members of the military community, mid-career professionals and university students into Cybersecurity career pathways.
Morgan works closely with Dr. Barbara Endicott-Popovsky and serves as Proxy Principal Investigator on CREATES models and research on Cybersecurity Career Profiling to support the professionalization of the cybersecurity field designed to increase the quantity and diversity of people entering the field.
Morgan Zantua holds Master's Degree from Antioch University Seattle in Whole Systems Design, Organizational Systems Renewal and is a Certified Systems Renewal Consultant. She earned her CNSS Certificate in Information Security in 2013. She has a twenty-five year career in workforce development and focused on military transition in the last decade. Before joining the University of Washington CIAC team, she worked in Joint Service Support at the Washington National Guard to build effective employment transition models for National Guard, Reservists and Veterans re-entering the civilian workforce. Morgan also has an established track record at building and delivering career guidance, military transition and youth focused workforce development programs.
Professor, University of Hawaii, Manoa