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About the Speaker
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    John E. Ode
    Sr. Information Security Consultant

    John Ode has been involved in forensic computer analysis for over ten years. Well-versed in data recovery and analysis, Ode's broad experience includes computer forensics analysis, advanced data recovery and analysis, networking and telecommunications, computer security, client/server applications and implementations, and Internet Information Servers. As an Information Security Consultant for a large utility company, Ode provides internal consulting and technical advice on a wide variety of information including security issues, concerns, and problems. He is responsible for incident response for computer events, provides computer forensic support to the company's legal team, and offers direction, advocacy and awareness in line with the information security policies and architecture for the company as a whole.

    In previous job roles, Ode held the position of senior IT systems security analyst for the Idaho State Police Cyber Crime Unit. Mr. Ode joined the Idaho State Police from Adecco, where he provided multi-platform server and security support for MPE, UNIX, NT, and SAP systems on a 24x7 basis to clients worldwide. Prior to Adecco, he began his career as a Unix Systems Security Officer and Systems Administrator for the US Air Force at Elmendorf Air Force in Anchorage, Alaska. Ode holds a BS in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix, Idaho campus and an Associate of Applied Science degree from Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.