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David Rogers MBE
Founder and CEO – Copper Horse 

David is a mobile phone and IoT security expert who runs Copper Horse Ltd, a software and security company based in Windsor, UK. His company is currently focusing on security and privacy research for the Internet of Things.


David chairs the Fraud and Security Group at the GSMA and sits on the Executive Board of the Internet of Things Security Foundation.


He has worked in the mobile industry for over twenty years in security and engineering roles. Prior to this he worked in the semiconductor industry. Most recently he authored the UK’s ‘Code of Practice for Consumer IoT Security’, in collaboration with DCMS, NCSC, ICO and industry colleagues.


David holds an MSc in Software Engineering from the University of Oxford and a HND in Mechatronics from the University of Teesside. He lectured in Mobile Systems Security at the University of Oxford from 2012-2019 and served as a Visiting Professor in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at York St John University.


He was awarded the MBE for services to Cyber Security in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019.


He blogs from and tweets @drogersuk


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