Christopher Frenz is the AVP of IT Security for Mount Sinai South Nassau.
Previously he was assistant vice president of information security for Interfaith Medical Center, a 287-bed facility in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he developed the hospital’s information security program and infrastructure. Under his leadership, the hospital has been one of the first in the country to embrace a zero trust model for network security. Christopher has also played a role in pushing for the adoption of improved security standards within hospitals and is the author of the OWASP Secure Medical Device Deployment Standard as well as the OWASP Anti-Ransomware Guide.
Christopher has been recognized as a Rising Star amongst healthcare executives and also a top
healthcare IT leader by Becker’s Hospital Review. He has also been recognized as a top
healthcare IT leader by Health Data Management. Christopher’s security expertise has been
highlighted in The Financial Times, CSO Magazine, SC Magazine, and many other publications.
Christopher shares his expertise at conferences around the world including presentations at
VMworld, ASIS GSX, Defcon, and many others. He is also the author of the computer
programming books “Pro Perl Parsing” and “Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET for Scientists