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Richard Addiscott
Gartner keynote

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, 27 February, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM GST
Welcome Address and Opening Keynote: The Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022-2023

Every year, Gartner produces impactful predictions across all practices. This keynote will kick off with a welcome address by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti Head of Cyber Security , United Arab Emirates Government. Following which the keynote presentation will compile the top predictions prepared by our cybersecurity experts for the year 2022-2023. Security and risk management leaders should monitor these trends to be successful in the digital era especially as most recognize that global change could potentially be one crisis away.

Monday, 27 February, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM GST
Ask the Expert: Are Today’s Security Awareness Capabilities Sufficient?

A majority of security incidents involve social engineering. This consistent trend suggests current compliance-based approaches to security awareness are insufficient. Join your peers for a discussion on practical ways to manage risk by changing employee behavior. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM GST
Build a More Security-Conscious Corporate Culture to Actually Reduce Cybersecurity Risks

While the human element is the most prominent contributor to data breaches, 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 program (SBCP).

Tuesday, 28 February, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM GST
Security Strategy Planning Best Practices

Consistent, practical strategic planning is a prerequisite for security and risk management leaders establishing and supporting the credibility of their security programs. This presentation:
- Introduces a generic security strategy planning process
- Shares the unique best practices associated with security strategy planning
- Provides practical advice on communicating the strategy to stakeholders.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.