Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Circle

Exclusive Forum for Leading CISO's in India

Tailored to the specific needs and perspective of chief information security officers (CISOs), the Gartner CISO Circle brings together India’s security and risk management leaders for incisive discussions on what matters in security now and what changes lay ahead.

The CISO Circle provides targeted research and exclusive networking as well as workshops and dedicated keynote sessions for today’s global CISOs. Join us to form valuable connections with other CISOs, hone your leadership and communications skills and learn how to advance business objectives with leading-edge advice from a variety of security experts and renowned thought leaders from the IT world and beyond. 


The CISO Circle provides senior security and risk executives an exclusive environment to:

• Discuss the expanding role of the CISO

• Amplify the persuasion powers with C-level interactions

• Learn from the failures of recent breaches

• Develop a strategic security roadmap for your organization and team

• Expand your network of peers

How to qualify for the CISO Circle

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit attendees can apply to the Gartner CISO Circle. All qualified registrants will be considered and will be granted confirmation based upon qualifications defined below and space availability. The program has limited capacity to facilitate interactive, collaborative content.

  • CISO or executive management-level security and/or risk decision maker for an enterprise-wide program or business unit with revenue of more than $250 million
  • Chief information security officer or equivalent level executive from a public-sector (government, education, and not-for-profit) organization with more than 1,000 employees


Not the senior-most security and risk professional in your organization but still want executive-level content? The Leadership and Organization program is open to anyone interested in taking their career to the next level. Learn how to become a recognized business leader, communicator, facilitator and problem solver.


How to Apply

You can apply to the program as part of the online registration process.  When you register online,  simply select “Yes” when asked within the Conference Specific Questions section, “Are you a Chief Information Security Officer, or the most senior security executive in your organization?”


Already Registered? Log back into your registration profile and complete the qualifying questions. 


Please note: Eligibility decisions are determined at the sole discretion of the Gartner Conferences team. You will be notified of acceptance status by email. All information you provide is strictly for Gartner internal use and will not be divulged to any third-party organization

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