IoT Security Training

IoTSF members also benefit from a £200 discount on course prices in addition to any existing discounts! Contact the IoTSF office for more details.

DateLocationResidentialNon-Residential
6th & 7th September 2022Innsbruck, Austria£2000£1800
13th & 14th September 2022Bristol, UKRegister interest
18th & 19th October 2022Windsor, UKRegister interest
25th & 26th October 2022Edinburgh, UKRegister interest

6th & 7th September 2022 Innsbruck, Austria

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About the Course: Foundations of IoT Security

At the completion of this course, attendees will understand the foundations of securing IoT products, the attacker and threat landscape as well as the technical standards, policy and regulatory environment. The course is run across 2 days and is taught in English

Course attendees can benefit from a fully inclusive package of accommodation, all food and drink to enable networking with their peers. They will also receive an IoTSF Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.

Interested parties are encouraged to book early as places are limited. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the foundations of how to secure a connected IoT product.
  • Be able to discuss the main threats and attacks on IoT products and services.
  • Understand the viewpoint of an adversary, as well as the tools and techniques they use.
  • Know how to research and assess IoT threats and risks as they arise.
  • Be able to work effectively with security researchers on reported IoT security issues and concerns.
  • Understand how to implement and run a Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) scheme.
  • Have the knowledge to be able to develop a security patching strategy and product update life-cycle.
  • Have a good working understanding of the best practices and assurance framework laid down by the IoT Security Foundation.

Course Content

  • Introduction to IoT fundamentals and the threat landscape
  • Engineering for Security
  • Product Communications Security and Best Practice Cryptography
  • Data Protection, Privacy, Web/Cloud and Network Security
  • Management Governance
  • Securing Production and the Supply Chain 
  • Vulnerability Disclosure
  • IoT Security Self-Certification, Legislation, Regulation and the Future
  • Practical hacking sessions across the two days

What’s Included

  • 2 day course run by internationally renowned security experts
  • All necessary equipment, software and guidance for the practical hacking sessions
  • A printed training course handbook
  • Buffet lunches
  • Refreshments
  • Cohort dinners and networking
  • Course certificate
  • Optional – 2 nights residential accommodation, breakfasts and parking

Who Should Attend this Course?

This course is aimed at IoT practitioners, startups and those who wish to understand how to practically implement security into IoT products and services.

The trainers will take attendees through the basics where necessary and will adapt to the skill range of the attendees, providing individual assistance throughout. The course is therefore suitable for all levels of experience and skill.

Course Pre-Requisites

There are no course pre-requisites but it is advised that you familiarise yourself with the IoT Security Foundations publications on which the course is based. For the practical hacking sessions, Copper Horse will provide all the necessary equipment, software and guidance to support you.

The course is run across two days and sales tax / VAT is calculated at checkout.

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Meet the Trainers


David Rogers MBE


David has taught Cyber Security and Digital Forensics at York St John University and Mobile Systems Security at the University of Oxford. He has worked in the mobile industry for many years in security and engineering roles. Prior to this he worked in the semiconductor industry. He has extensive experience in standardising and developing IoT products and security. David was awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to cyber security in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

Mark Neve


Mark has extensive software experience from embedded development for IoT through to commercial software and test automation for millions of mobile phones. He has been involved in research projects for automotive, IoT, security and smart cities. Mark also has 15 years’ experience working in the mobile manufacturing environment for Vertu and Panasonic Mobile. Prior to that he worked in the automotive sector as a software engineer working on Just-in-Time systems for suppliers to Nissan.

Richard Marshall


As Plenary Chair of the IoTSF, Richard was lead author of the Compliance Framework and author/editor for many of the foundation papers. At Ubiquisys, subsequently Cisco, he was the Product Manager and architect for their global secure manufacturing supply chain and activation system for millions of 3G/4G small cells made in Europe and Asia. More recently he has been involved with taking various IoT products to market. He has spent over 30 years in the electronics and communications sectors, including at Lucent Technologies, Sony and Cisco.