Speaker Bio

Richard Addiscott

Richard Addiscott

Sr Director Analyst
Richard (Rich) Addiscott is a Sr Director Analyst with Gartner. Mr. Addiscott works with information and cyber security leaders covering topics focused on improving security risk management maturity and outcomes, optimizing organisational security risk postures, and demonstrating clear alignment between security and strategic business outcomes.
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Monday, 14 November, 2022 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM IST
Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Investment

Cost and value drive every business outcome, except cybersecurity (until now). Measuring cybersecurity value delivery by establishing consistent outcome-driven metrics accrues many benefits and helps enhance decision-making and board governance. In this session, senior director analyst, Richard Addiscott, will share an approach to help CIOs and CISOs guide a board toward apt and defensible cybersecurity investments and execution.

Wednesday, 16 November, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM IST
How to Build a More Security Conscious Corporate Culture That Actually Reduces Cybersecurity Risks

The human element is the most prominent contributor to data breaches and legacy approaches delivering curriculum-based, awareness-centric programs are no longer effective. CIOs and CISOs must look beyond merely raising 'security awareness' and embed a contextually-appropriate security culture for their organization. Join this session to learn how to build and deliver an effective security behavior and culture change program or SBCP.

Wednesday, 16 November, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM IST
Ask the Expert: Presenting Cybersecurity to the Board of Directors

Presenting security to board of directors is becoming a requisite part of IT leadership. Attendees to this session will be able to ask about best practices in articulating the security posture of their organizations to the executive leaders.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™