Christopher Frenz is the AVP of IT Security for Mount Sinai South Nassau. Christopher is widely regarded as being one of the first healthcare security leaders to embrace a zero-trust model for network security and for taking an evidence-based approach to solving security challenges. Christopher has also played a role in pushing for the adoption of improved security standards within healthcare, led the development of the OWASP Secure Medical Device Deployment Standard, and co-led the development of the CSA Medical Device Incident Response Playbook Guidance. He has also served as an author on the OWASP Anti-Ransomware Guide and as an author on the CSA Telesurgery Tabletop Guide. He is currently involved in the CSA Medical Device Attack Flow project and in revitalizing the CSA HPC Working Group. Christopher’s security expertise has been highlighted in The Financial Times, HealthTech Magazine, CSO Magazine, SC Magazine, and many other publications.