Tobi West
Building 164, Room 3014
(909) 869-5857

Tobi West, CISSP, GCFE, is a Lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona. Tobi earned her MSBA in Information Systems Audit from Cal Poly Pomona and teaches CIS Internships, Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems, Systems Development Project, and Computer Forensics in the College of Business Administration's Computer Information Systems Department. 

Ms. West is in charge of the CIS student internships and recruiting efforts at Cal Poly Pomona. Tobi has many years of experience in cybersecurity, software development, and project management. She is also a member of ISSA, ISACA, and HTCIA. 

Tobi West serves as a committee member for the Southern California Cybersecurity Community College Consortium in which local colleges align to improve curriculum, support regional and national cybersecurity competition activities, and promote a variety of events for female students to engage with cybersecurity and technology activities.  Her focus is on cybersecurity education and career pathways for students to achieve their goals as a cybersecurity professional. In addition to teaching security related courses full time, she coordinates local training and competition for middle schools and high schools to compete in CyberPatriot at Coastline Community College.

Recent Courses

  • CIS 101 Introduction to Personal Computing
  • CIS 231 Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems
  • CIS 310 Mgmt Information Systems
  • CIS 441/442 CIS Internships
  • CIS 466 Systems Development Project
  • CIS 481 Computer Forensics
  • GBA 673/674 Information Systems Seminar

Research Interests

Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Gamification

Service Work

Serve on the Southern California Cybersecurity Community College Consortium 

Serve on the committee for Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition  

CPP Cyber Security Awareness Fair committee member

Outreach activities with area professional associations,  high schools, and  community colleges 

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