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STAMFORD, Conn., April 25, 2011 View All Press Releases

Gartner Announces Security and Risk Management Summit 2011

June 20-23 at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, MD

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2011 is the premier conference and meeting place for IT and business executives responsible for creating, implementing, and managing a proactive and comprehensive IT strategy for information security, risk management, compliance, business continuity management, IT disaster recovery, and business resiliency.

The event features:

  • Four distinct programs covering IT security, risk management and compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery, and the role of the CISO — build a custom agenda drawing on the topics of interest across all four, or attend sessions in a single program
  • More than 100 drill-down sessions presented by 40 Gartner analysts
  • Analyst-moderated user roundtables, workshops, user case studies and workshops
  • New research, trend updates, best practices, Magic Quadrants, long-range scenarios
  • Continuing professional education where you can earn CPE credits toward ISC2, ISACA, and DRII Certification programs.
  • A complimentary invitation-only CISO program available to a limited number of qualified CISOs

*Valerie Plame, “Outed” CIA Operations Officer and Best Selling Author of Fair Game and Joe Wilson, Former US Ambassador & Author: Fair Game: Intelligence, Integrity, Security and Counterproliferation

*Mastermind Interview: Mark Hurd, President, Oracle Corporation

*Michael Chertoff, Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Co-Founder and Managing Principal, The Chertoff Group

*David Pogue, Tech Columnist, New York Times: Disruptive Tech: What’s New, What’s Coming, How It Will Change Everything and is it Secure?

*Col. Lindley Johnson, USAF (retired), Near Earth Objects Observations Program Executive, NASA: Preparing for Planetary Defense

The latest security and risk management tools will be demonstrated by nearly 100 companies that will be exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current sponsors is available on the Exhibitors page at

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Web site at

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerSecurity.

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at


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