Technical Director / Red Team Operator (Cyber Red Team & Threat Emulation)
As a Technical Director and Red Team Operator, Ray Blasko leads assessment engagements – red teaming, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments – across commercial enterprise networks and provides direct support to a DoD Cyber Red Team. In conducting in-depth assessments, Ray provides clients with unique insights into their cyber risk posture from various perspectives, including external, internal, web, wireless, physical, and social engineering. Ray is always current with the latest cybersecurity threats and emerging vulnerabilities, and their applicability to the technologies within client networks. Ray is a recognized expert in evading endpoint detection and response tools and developing realistic attack scenarios based on the ‘real-world’ cyber threats facing an organization.
Prior to BreakPoint Labs, Ray worked as a freelance developer creating specialized applications to simulate and analyze NBA and NFL games for sports prediction industries. In doing so, Ray applied a wide variety of technical skills with programming languages and tools, including machine learning, cloud technologies, front-end and back-end development, database management, and more.
Ray has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and is working on a Master of Science degree in Management of Technology from New York University. Ray also holds numerous professional certifications, including OSCP, OSWP, GICSP, GAWN, CEH, Security+, Dragos Assessing Hunting & Monitoring Industrial Control System Networks, Red Team Alliance Covert Methods of Entry, Pentester Academy Certified Red Team Professional, and k>fivefour Red Team Journeyman.