Stephen Fridakis

Chief Information Security Officer

Mr. Stephen G. Fridakis is the Chief Information Security Officer of HBO, located in New York. He has responsibility for the management of IT Security, establishment of policy and oversight of networks and applications.

Prior to HBO he worked as a Security Scientist at AWS. He served for many years as the CISO of several United Nations agencies (UNDP, FAO). His long experience in IT security includes positions at VeriSign, Oracle, Netscape, and DHL.

He holds post graduate degrees in Business Administration, and Computer Science, and multiple certifications in IT Security Management and Disaster Recovery. He has served in the USNR and is the holder of multiple patents in IT Security technologies.

He lives in Westchester, NY with his family and in his free time serves as a volunteer EMT with his local ambulance company.