Senior Technical Advisor
Communications Security Establishment
John O'Brien is a Senior Technical Advisor with the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), currently working for the organization’s Cyber Defence program. John has 12 years of experience in the field of incident response and forensics, spending 6 years as a senior IT security specialist with a focus on malware reverse engineering and the next 6 years leading a team specializing in malware triaging and detection. Since 2005, he has participated in the response efforts to a majority of compromises that have targeted the Government of Canada. John holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of New Brunswick.