Speaker Bio

William Candrick

William Candrick

Director Analyst
William Candrick is a Director Analyst within Gartner's Risk and Security Management group. Mr. Candrick brings extensive experience researching cybersecurity management challenges, and regularly advises CISOs and their teams on maturing security and risk practices.

In particular, Mr. Candrick focuses on incident response, security awareness, security metrics and security policies. In addition, he helps CISOs communicate with the c-suite, boards and senior stakeholders.

Previously, Mr. Candrick was a Director & Lead Facilitator with Gartner's CISO Coalition. He served over 250 clients and helped security leaders develop and share solutions to top management challenges - including board reporting, security metrics, threat hunting, cost optimization and many more topics.

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Candrick held research roles at CEB researching management best practices for CISOs and their teams.
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Tuesday, 28 March, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM AEDT
Security Awareness Is Dead! Now What?

Is security awareness a lost cause? Over 90% of cybersecurity functions have an awareness program; yet 69% of employees admit to intentionally bypassing cybersecurity guidance and 82% of breaches involve the human element. Learn how emerging capabilities get past the hype to deliver actual human behavior change.

Wednesday, 29 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM AEDT
Board Reporting — Approaches to Tell Data-Driven Stories

Business leaders remember stories — not metrics; yet board reporting must be grounded in facts and evidence. Join your peers to share the challenges and approaches in telling data-driven stories that resonate with boards and facilitate business-led risk decision-making.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.