Kovar is the founder and CEO of URSA Inc., which is the single source of truth for unmanned system risk management. URSA answers critical operational, incident, and governance risks by visualizing system telemetry data.
He founded the practice of UAV forensics in 2015 and is one of the leading practitioners in the country. Kovar worked in digital forensics and cyber security since the mid 90’s and, prior to founding URSA he led EY’s U.S. incident response program.
“With the breadth of his experience in the industry, David is a strong addition to our Drone Advisory Council,” said Annette Taber, CompTIA’s senior vice president for industry outreach. “His insights into the drone landscape – how it is being shaped, marketed, regulated and deployed – will help guide the actions we take as an advisory council, an association, and an industry.”
“I am honored to be a part of the CompTIA Drone Advisory Council board to guide standards and practices for the drone industry,” said Kovar. “Having a measured and inclusive approach from all stakeholders to implement community practices and guidelines will be a critical part of the growing UAV industry and I am excited to participate with this team of experts.”