IoT Security Training

Training Courses


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.

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Course Objectives

By the end of the course, attendees will:

  • 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.

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.

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

The course is run across 2 days and prices are exclusive of sales tax.

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Non-IoTSF Member rate IoTSF Member rate
Residential £2000 £1800
Non-Residential £1800 £1600


To receive the IoTSF member discount code, please email the IoTSF team here

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Meet The Trainers

Professor David Rogers MBE

David 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 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. His book ‘Mobile Security: A Guide for Users’ was published in 2013. 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 has 15 years’ experience working in the mobile manufacturing environment for Vertu and Panasonic Mobile. He previously worked in the automotive sector as a software engineer working on Just-in-Time systems for suppliers to Nissan.

Location and Accommodation

Innsbruck, Austria

Located in the heart of the Capital of the Alps, AC Hotel Innsbruck is situated close to the Main Train Station and the old town. The first AC Hotel in Austria is also the perfect choice to explore the city on foot or as a base for fantastic Skiing and Hiking in the surrounding area. Originally built in 1972 for the Winter Olympic Games this landmark hotel in Innsbruck has been completely refurbished and upgraded with all 187 rooms enjoying breathtaking views of the Alps. Enjoy our signature breakfast or relax after a day on the slopes in our AC Lounge where bold lines, wooden textures and sleek decorations compliment your business meeting or social gatherings with AC Hotels’ signature creative atmosphere. We invite you to come and experience what happens when Austrian hospitality meets Mediterranean flair.

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Windsor, UK

Situated just two minutes’ walk from Windsor Castle, the Macdonald Windsor Hotel provides stunning views of the castle and historic town as well as individually-designed luxury rooms. This training course takes place within the hotel.

Generous breaks will allow you to meet your course peers and network with other companies looking at how to implement IoT security in their products and services. The course dinner on the first night will give you a further opportunity meet and discuss your fellow course attendees. On the second day, delegates will be able to experience the world famous changing of the guard and a delicious cream tea in the afternoon.

Additional Things to do in Windsor

Windsor is most famous for the stunning Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the Royal family. Macdonald Windsor Hotel sits directly opposite Windsor Castle, the perfect location for watching the Change of Guards. One of the more appealing places to live thanks to its heritage, Windsor boasts a range of attractions and historic sites. A great spot for tourists, Windsor is home to Legoland and only a short journey to London city centre.

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