Oliver Friedrichs

Founder and CEO, Phantom

With a remarkable record in building four successful enterprise security companies over the past two decades, Oliver Friedrichs serves as the CEO of Phantom. Prior to Phantom, he founded Immunet, acquired by Sourcefire in 2010 and a key component to Cisco’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Sourcefire in 2013. Friedrichs co-founded SecurityFocus (Bugtraq) and led DeepSight, the world’s first Internet early warning system, acquired by Symantec in 2002. He also co-founded Secure Networks and led Ballista (CyberCop), one of the industry’s first vulnerability management solutions, acquired by McAfee in 1998. Friedrichs architected and developed a prototype of the first commercial penetration-testing product, Sniper, acquired by Core Security Technologies in 2001 and further developed into Core Impact.