David is an information security threat researcher and evangelist for F5 Networks. His focus areas of research are on cryptographic protocols and certificates, digital identity, web application security, information risk management and compliance & regulation. A recent alumni of Royal Holloway University where he wrote his MSc dissertation on IoT Security, he now works on identifying emerging cyber threats, producing actionable intelligence reports and consulting on cyber security strategy within public sector, retail and financial organisations.
A regular speaker at industry events and contributor to online, print and TV media, he has over 20 years of experience in infrastructure and security. Previous roles include Senior Systems Engineer with F5 Networks and Solution Architect for cloud and data centre services with SCC.