The CISO Circle

Designed specifically for chief information security officers (CISOs) and those serving in the CISO role, the CISO Circle offers a curated executive experience, delivering presentations, discussions and exclusive networking opportunities throughout the conference. We recommend applying for this program when you register for the conference, as seats for CISO Circle sessions are limited and fill up quickly. Make sure you don’t miss this exclusive experience, available only to verified CISOs and those serving in the CISO role attending Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.

  • The opportunity to network and connect with Gartner experts and our community of CISOs
  • The chance to hear and share best practices in exclusive interactive sessions focused on the most pressing priorities of CISOs
  • Priority access to book your one-on-one meeting with a Gartner expert and register for our highly popular, interactive sessions led by Gartner
  • Intimate roundtable discussions with CISOs from top enterprises
Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:
  1. Enterprisewide CISO or chief risk officer (CRO)
  2. Business unit or regional CISO or CRO responsible for:
    • Private sector: INR 1,500 crores+ in revenue
    • Public sector: 1,000+ employees

Qualifying CISOs or CROs from an information security and risk vendor or consultancy must be involved exclusively in their organization’s internal IT.

You can apply to participate in the CISO Circle when you register for Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit by verifying you are the CISO or most senior information security and risk leader within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.

Application and approval are required for participation.

You can apply during registration, and you will be notified by email once your application is approved.

Already registered? Log back in to your registration profile and complete the qualifying questions.

The CISO Circle agenda provides targeted content, workshops and networking opportunities.

Workshops, track sessions, and Ask the Expert sessions:

  • The Key Drivers for CISO Effectiveness
  • The Top 10 Cybersecurity Value Metrics Every Organization Should Use
  • What’s Top of Mind for CIOs and CEOs — Impact for SRM Leaders in 2022 and Beyond
  • The Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022-2023
  • Trends in Midsize Enterprise Security and Risk Management
  • Security Strategy Planning Best Practices
  • CISO Circle Workshop: Building Risk, Value and Cost Charts for Cybersecurity