Pablo Breuer


CogSec Technologies

Dr. Pablo Breuer is currently the CISO of Helm Services. He is a 22 year veteran of the U.S. Navy. Some tours of interest include: military director of US Special Operations Command Donovan Group and senior military advisor and innovation officer to SOFWERX, the National Security Agency, and U.S. Cyber Command as well as being the Director of C4 at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. He is a DoD Cyber Cup and Defcon Black Badge winner, and has been faculty at the Naval Postgraduate School, National University, California State University Monterey Bay, as well as a Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon CERT/SEI. He has taught classes for various U.S. government agencies and industry on topics ranging from malware reverse engineering and exploit development to cyber policy and authorities. Pablo is also a co-founder and board member of The Diana Initiative and is on the staff for BSides Las Vegas.


  • PhD in Information Science, 2020

    Naval Postgraduate School

  • JPME, Joint Operations, National Strategy and Decision Making, Strategy and Policy, 2008

    U.S. Naval War College

  • MS Computer Science, 2008

    Naval Postgraduate School

  • BS Computer Science, 1998

    US Naval Academy