The CISO Circle

Tailored to the specific needs and perspective of chief information security officers (CISOs), the Gartner CISO Circle brings together the GCC’s security and risk 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 exclusive presentations for 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. 

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

How to apply for the CISO Circle

You can apply to the program as part of the online registration process.  When you register online,  simply select “Yes” when asked within the Event 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 event 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