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Deliver effective security more efficiently

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2016 provides you with best practices and strategies so you can maintain cost-effective security and risk programs in order to support digital business and drive enterprise success.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles include:
  • Security & risk management
  • Business/IT security alignment
  • IT/OT security integration
  • Governance and policy setting
  • Creating a risk-aware culture
  • People-centric security  
CIOs, CSOs, CISOs, CROs, CPOs and their teams
Roles include:
  • BCM program management
  • BCM standards and organization
  • Supplier management/third party risk
  • BCM metrics
  • Cloud service provider risk
  • IT-DRM exercise automation
  • 24/7 and continuous application availability
  • Data replication alternatives and strategies
Business continuity and IT disaster recovery managers
Roles include:
  • Digital risks in financial services
  • Operational technology risks
  • GRC application strategy
  • Information governance
  • Big data litigation and regulatory risks
Governance, risk and compliance consultants
Roles include:
  • Mobile application & security
  • Social media & security
  • Consumerization
  • Advanced targeted threats  
  • Incident response
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud computing security
  • Addressing emerging threats
Network security manager, security executives and directors

What You Will Learn

  • Gain insights to stay ahead of expanding scopes of responsibility & threats
  • Align security & risk strategies with enterprise objectives
  • Apply the latest techniques to tackle risks in cloud, OT, IoT and IT
  • Maximize enterprise ROI by using the latest BCM and enterprise resilience practices
  • Build a culture that drives security performance through employee engagement

See what attendees have said about why they learned

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • End-User Case Studies: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Exhibitor Access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Solution Provider Sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solutions providers
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group 
  • Network With Peers: Hundreds of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives 
  • CISO Invitational Boardroom Program: By invitation only, participants can meet with solution providers in an intimate setting and network with peers in the CISO role
  • Gartner CISO Circle: Created exclusively for CISOs, you'll be joined together with the world’s foremost security and risk leaders to share in thought-leading peer networking and information exchange
  • Earn CPE credits: Earn CPE credits toward ISC2, ISACA and DRII certification programs by attending the summit

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Gartner CISO Circle (by application only)
  • Gartner Invitational Boardroom Program (by invite only)
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • One-year access to  Events On Demand
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator
  • Exhibitor access at the Solution Showcase
  • Solution Provider Sessions

Frequently Asked Questions

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We're preparing our 2016 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest security and risk topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.


2015 Tracks Included

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Program 
  • The Security Program
  • Technical Insights: Security Architecture
  • The Business Continuity Management Program
  • The Risk & Compliance Program
  • The Marketplace for Security Program

Hot Topics

  • Application, Network & Infrastructure Security
  • Planning for IoT Security
  • Digital Business Security & Risk Management
  • Organizational Resilience through BCM
  • Risk Management and Compliance

Key Take-Aways from the 2015 Conference

Image At the 21st annual Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest IT security and risk management presentations from the Gartner research community on today’s most pressing topics, attended workshops run by expert analysts and industry leaders, heard real-life experiences during peer case studies, engaged in analyst-user roundtables and one-on-one meetings with Gartner analysts, and checked out the latest solutions at the Solution Showcase.
The only event in security worth attending!

- Security Governance, Sogei

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Gartner CISO Circle
  • Gartner CISO Invitational Boardroom Program


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers From the 2015 Conference

  • Ant Allan
    Ant Allan

    Research VP


  • Debra Logan
    Debra Logan

    VP & Gartner Fellow


  • Paul Proctor
    Paul Proctor

    VP Distringuished Analyst


  • Roberta Witty
    Roberta Witty

    Research VP


What We Hear About Our Speakers

Gartner put on an excellent keynote, that not only demonstrated the security journey of the past but how we should use those experiences to take a more realistic approach to security today

- Senior IAM Technician, Standard Life PLC


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Security & Risk Management

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit

Venue & Travel

National Harbor, MD


201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
Phone: 1-301-965-4000

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD, United States - 20745


Special Gartner Hotel Room Rate
We have reserved a limited block for attendees of Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit the price of $265 (plus tax and $15 resort fee) per night for single or double occupancy. To obtain our special Gartner rate, inform the hotel that you are attending the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit when making your reservation.

A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that a service provider called Exhibition Housing Management has contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services. Exhibition Housing Management does not represent Gartner, nor have we authorized them to contact attendees on our behalf. 
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