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Robinson, Dr. Nikki

Dr. Nikki Robinson

Adjunct Professor


Nikki is a Security Architect as well as an Adjunct Professor, and holds a Doctorate of Science in CyberSecurity, as well as several industry certifications (CISSP, CEH, MCITP, etc). She just completed a PhD in Human Factors and focused her research in blending psychology and cybersecurity. She has a background in IT Operations and Engineering and moved into Security several years ago. Her expertise is in vulnerability management, security architecture and design, as well as integrating human factors into security engineering practices.

Areas of Expertise:

  • IT Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity
  • Human Factors
  • Risk Management
  • Vulnerability Management



  • PhD in Human Factors (Capitol Technology University)
  • DSc, Cybersecurity (Capitol Technology University)
  • MSc, Telecommunications and Systems Management (Capitol Technology University)
  • BS, IT and Software Engineering (University of Phoenix)

Certifications & Licenses

  • CEH
  • CNDA
  • CCA
  • CCAA

Research & Publications

Refereed Publications

Organizations & Affiliations

  • ICIT Fellow
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Member
  • Women in Cybersecurity, Member

Volunteer/Service Experience

  • InfraGrad Maryland, President

Portfolio/Personal Website