Congratulations to alumnus David Rogers for being awarded an MBE earlier this year. He 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 is a Visiting Professor in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at York St John University and teaches Mobile Systems Security at the University of Oxford.

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