Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

'Zero Trust' Adds Up to Better Security

Interfaith Medical Center CISO Chris Frenz on the Benefits of a Zero Trust Approach
Chris Frenz, CISO, Interfaith Medical Center

New York’s Interfaith Medical Center is one of the first hospitals to fully implement a zero trust network security strategy. Chris Frenz, the hospital’s CISO, explains why he adopted that approach and offers lessons learned from the transition.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group’s recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Frenz discusses:

  • What led him to the zero trust approach;
  • What he’s learned from the experience;
  • Advice to other CISOs headed down the same path.

Frenz is assistant vice president of information security at Interfaith Medical Center, where he developed the hospital's information security program and infrastructure. He 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.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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