“Professor Rogers has had an accomplished career in cybersecurity over the past three decades, including as Director of Information Security at the Bank of England, Global Head of Resilience Risk at HSBC and various senior cybersecurity and security positions at the Department of Defense,” a spokesperson said.
“He is a cyber expert for the International Monetary Fund, supporting its cyber capacity building for developing countries, and a member of the Carnegie Cyber Policy Initiative to develop an international strategy for cyber security and the global financial system.
“At the national level, Professor Rogers is an advisory board member of Eastern Resilience Cyber Resilience, which supports and helps protect SMEs, supply chain companies and third sector organizations in East of England Cybercrime, and mentor to the Chief Security Officer of a range of Fintech/Regtech organisations.
“Professor Rogers has been awarded a Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) Fellowship in recognition of his contributions to the information security industry.”
Professor Rogers, a former visiting professor at the university, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to combine my love of cybersecurity with academia and industry, and to help develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. cybersecurity.
“The University of Gloucestershire has a strong cybersecurity faculty, so to be part of this team for such a large university is a privilege.”
Professor Kamal Bechkoum, Director of the University’s School of Computer Science and Engineering, said: “Professor Rogers has an extremely impressive CV and an excellent reputation in the cybersecurity industry, so we are absolutely Glad he joined us.
“His appointment underscores the University’s determination to attract serious players within the industry, to improve the quality of our research activities and to provide our cybersecurity students with the best possible teaching and learning experience. before a successful career in the industry.
“We are confident that his vast knowledge and experience will have a significant impact as we continually seek to enhance the University’s reputation as a key player in the cybersecurity industry, both nationally and internationally.
“The appointment of Professor Rogers will also strengthen our cybersecurity efforts in the development of our Institute for Cybersecurity and Digital Innovation in DurenGermany, one of the first post-Brexit partnerships in Europe.
** ‘Protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyberattacks’ is a key theme of this year’s University of Gloucestershire and the C11 Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Innovation’Cyber Tech Symposium‘ on Thursday, July 7, 2022.