Diego Cabuya
LCDR Diego Cabuya
- Fulbright Scholar -
Colombian Navy
08 Feb 2024

Lieutenant Commander of the Colombian Navy Diego Cabuya is a Visiting Professor at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University, conducting his doctoral research as a Fulbright scholar.

Lieutenant Commander is a professional in naval sciences, electronic engineering, and holds a master's degree in logistics from the Colombian Maritime University - "Admiral Padilla" Colombian Naval School. He is currently a PhD candidate in Marine Sciences in the research line of Cybersecurity and Maritime Cyberdefense at the same university. He also holds a BA from the New Granada Military University and holds a master's degree in information management from the Valencia Polytechnic University in Spain.

Diego Cabuya is certified by the EC-Council as a Chief Information Security Officer and accredited as a Level Black Professional of the Industrial Cybersecurity Center of Spain (CCI). He has continued specializing his training in cybersecurity and cyberdefense through institutions such as the National Cybersecurity Institute of Spain (INCIBE), Inter American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA), William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Google, OAS, NATO, among others.

His leadership at the "Admiral Padilla" Naval Cadet School was remarkable, as head of the Academic Programs of Naval Sciences and Electronic Engineering and as a Research Center for Maritime Activities member. Likewise, the work developed on the Joint Cyber Command of the Colombian Military Forces, where he served as head of the Planning Department, head of the Education, Training, and Doctrine Department, and head of the Science, Technology and Innovation Area, allowed him to lead the construction of the strategic guidelines for the cyberdefense of the Colombian military forces, model of cyberdefense capabilities, and other documents at the strategic level in this area.

His training and experience in the last ten years have been focused on technology project management, cybersecurity, cyberdefense management for the military forces, university teaching, and research in maritime cybersecurity and cyberdefense with a consequent scientific production in this area.