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Experteq promotes Stephen Frede to Chief Information Security Officer

Published on January 25, 2023

25 January, 2023. Sydney, Australia. Experteq announced today the internal promotion of Stephen Frede to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), joining the Senior Leadership Team headed by Experteq Chief Operating Officer (COO) John Griffin. To focus on security and on growing their security services in 2023, Experteq has also recently appointed Chris Nguyen, Head of Information Security.

Stephen brings with him over 40 years of experience in information technology, with over 30 years specialising in information security. As an information security expert, he recognises the importance of understanding the technical detail behind information security issues and systems, to make accurate real-world risk assessments and implement cost-effective long-term solutions. Stephen has also held key positions and been directly responsible for the information security in several large organisations such as JP Morgan, Sydney Water and Ausgrid, overseeing and applying his technical skill and experience strategically.

Stephen is joined by Chris Nguyen, who has been named Head of Information Security. Chris has excellent experience championing the information security agenda and leading teams in numerous organisations including CyberCX. As Head of Information Security, he will manage and oversee the Infosec / SecOps team, driving the evolution of our security services and upholding the organisation’s high standards of information security.

Experteq COO, John Griffin, said, “We are excited to welcome Stephen into his new role as CISO, where he will work closely with the rest of the Senior Leadership Team to set the direction for the growth and development of our information security business. Stephen will also collaborate with our new Head of Information Security Chris to deliver the next evolution of Experteq’s security services. We look forward to bringing their vast array of skills, expertise and insights to bear, to benefit our clients as we continue to add value as a trusted partner.”



About Experteq
(https://experteq.com/): Experteq is an Australian IT company with more than 30 years’ experience designing, building and managing IT solutions for companies in highly regulated environments that demand high levels of security and compliance. Services include professional and managed services covering a wide range of solutions such as modern workplace, cloud, infrastructure, security and business solutions.

Media contact: For media inquiries or to arrange an interview, please contact: Jessica Melky-Macnamara from Manning & Co via email to jessica@manningandcogroup.com or 0411 586 244.

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