2020 theme:

Balance Risk, Trust and Opportunity in an Uncertain World.

Security and risk management leaders must anticipate future security threats, deal with disruptive technologies and build resilience. Join us at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020 and explore four programs dedicated to your priorities. 

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Prioritizing decisions related to unknown risks and known exposures is a constant challenge in the face of changing business priorities and external pressures. Sessions in this track equip security and risk management leaders with strategies and action plans to set expectations with their teams, business, and third parties. These sessions will discuss top security and risk management trends in 2020, leadership vision for actionable change, and ‘practical use’ versus ‘hype’ use cases for risk quantification. 

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Hot topics inlcude

  • Security organization dynamics
  • Understanding the threat environment
  • Security program governance best practices
  • Handling the shortage of skilled IT security staff
  • Creating security awareness across the organization
  • Communicating about security and risk to the board
  • Understanding the CIO and CEO’s view on security and risk

Digital business requires risk professionals to look beyond existing risk registers. New trends such as shifting risk assessment to front line defense; complex third-party risks inventing new governance model and privacy responsibility are descending into every line of defenses. Risk leaders can leverage new digital technologies too. The digital risk management track offers ideas and tools for you to innovate your risk management practices and form action plans.

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Hot topics include

  • Risk quantification approaches
  • Understanding modern privacy laws
  • Engaging with your CEO about risk
  • The future role of risk management
  • Selecting the right IT risk management solution
  • Creating a leadership vision for risk management
  • Assessing the emerging risks of digital business

Effective security controls consist of a combination of people, processes and technology. The number of security product and service solutions in the market is truly staggering and is complicated by the evolving range of delivery models. This program will provide insights into the security markets, best practices in adopting and using technology solutions, the potential of new and emerging technologies, and how to architect complex solutions based on a variety of delivery models.

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Hot topics include

  • Network security
  • Office 365 Security
  • Building a cloud security strategy
  • Zero trust security architectures
  • Securing containers and Kubernetes
  • Vulnerability management best practices
  • The impact of machine learning on security
  • The security implications of cyber-physical systems

The role of the chief information security officer continues to evolve and expectations from business leaders continue to increase against the backdrop of digital transformation. CISOs must adapt to ensure that the organization can balance risk decisions with business goals. The CISO Circle is an exclusive forum — crafted specifically for CISOs and their peers — providing targeted research, workshops and networking opportunities for peer-to-peer interactions. Join us to form valuable and lasting connections, advance leadership opportunities and learn how to prioritize business objectives with cutting-edge advice from a variety of experts including thought leaders from Gartner and industry experts.

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Save €350 by booking before 10 April 2020.