Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Circle

Created exclusively for CISOs, the Gartner CISO Circle brings together the world’s security and risk leaders to share in thought-leading discussions. The CISO Circle provides an enhanced experience through exclusive cutting-edge research and networking opportunities. Participants will have the chance to form valuable peer connections, hone their leadership skills, and understand how to best advance business objectives with successful security innovation.

Exclusive sessions in this year’s CISO Circle are:
  • Ask the Hacker Session: Chris Valasek, Renowned White-Hat Hacker
  • So You Want to Report on Digital Business Risk to the Board
  • Writing IT Risk and Cybersecurity Service Descriptions With Business-Centric Value Statements
  • Lessons Learned in the Equifax Breach and Other Incidents
  • Getting Your Message Across
  • CISO Circle Lunch


Eligibility for Attendance

This program is designed for senior level decision makers from large enterprises. Numbers for the CISO Circle are strictly limited and the following eligibility criteria strictly applies.


  • You must be an active CISO, Chief Risk Officer, or the highest ranking IT security or risk management decision maker within your organization 


Application is required to participate. Download the CISO Circle PDF for details.

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Register now and follow these instructions to apply for the CISO Circle. Please make sure that you answer all of the qualification questions so we can accurately assess your application.

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