Assistant Vice President of IT Security
Mount Sinai South Nassau
Prior to joining Mount Sinai South Nassau this fall as AVP of IT Security, Christopher Frenz served as 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 and Engineers”.