Biography of Dr. Dan Manson
Professor and Department Chain for Computer Information Systems, Cal Poly Pomona
Dr. Dan Manson, CISSP, is Professor and Department Chair for Computer Information Systems at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). Dr. Manson teaches Information Systems Auditing, Internet Security and Computer Forensics in the College of Business Administration Computer Information Systems undergraduate and Master of Science in Information Systems Auditing programs. From September 2003 to March 2004 and January to December 2006, Dr. Manson served as the campus Information Security Officer for Cal Poly Pomona.
Dr. Manson led the effort for Cal Poly Pomona to be designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education in 2005, 2008 and 2014. Since 2008. He has been co-Principal Investigator on four National Science Foundation grants to support workforce, curriculum and professional development in cyber security, including leading student development on the current CyberWatch West NSF ATE Regional Center grant. He also was Principal Investigator for an NSF grant to help form an umbrella organization over cybersecurity competitions. Dan hosts a weekly YouTube show on cybersecurity competitions on the YouTube cyberfed channel at https://www.youtube.com/cyberfed.