In the Digital Age, IT Security is Everyone's Business


Expand cybersecurity, privacy and risk awareness


Find out how you can shift organizational culture to improve cybersecurity, privacy and business resilience at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019. You’ll learn leadership and communication skills to get business leaders on board making security and risk enterprisewide priorities.


This is the year’s most valuable information update and networking opportunity for CISOs and security, risk and resilience professionals. Get a comprehensive update on cybersecurity threats and solutions. Hear new best practices for cloud security, AI, IoT, blockchain, DevOps and other challenges. Advance your IT security and risk strategy to support digital business. Join us to craft your security and risk plan to improve resilience, accelerate innovation and drive business growth with the entire organization behind you.


Meaningful Conversations

Interact with more than 350 of your peers to gain firsthand insight from those facing similar challenges to yours.

How-to guidance

Pose tough questions and hear the latest research and recommendations from 15+ Gartner experts, industry leaders and peers.

Real-world Solutions

Explore the latest technologies changing the security and risk landscape. Meet with technology providers to assess options, demo solutions and solve your pressing problems.

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Preview the 2019 Conference Agenda

We're currently working on finalizing the 2019 agenda to ensure it meets the most critical needs of IT security & Risk Management leaders. In the meantime, you can view the 2018 brochure to get a taste of what to expect. 

Leadership and Strategy
Governing Risk and Security for Digital Business
As businesses move toward new and different technologies and platforms, CISOs need to realize the old school approach of controlling everything just won’t work any longer. Join us for the Leadership and Strategy program and become a recognized business leader, superstar communicator and facilitator, and problem solver.
Security Trends
& Capabilities
Building Trust and Resilience with More Agile Security
A dedicated series of sessions will cover the emerging trends and state of the art practices and technologies for cloud, mobile, data, application endpoint and network security. Sessions will include methodologies to support both the new use cases and to improve the efficiency of more mature technologies and processes as organizations prepare to securely cross the digital business chasm.
Security Operations & Architecture
Enabling Execution with Real-World Technical and Tactical insights
The Technical Insights program focuses on the technical and tactical insights that enable adaptable and scalable architectures and solutions in rapidly changing IT and business environments.
Risk & Business Resilience
Manage Risk to Underpin the Digital Business Transition
This program will highlight risks and complexities that you should expect in transitioning to digital business as well as methods applicable to mitigate these new risk management challenges. Sessions are designed to focus on both strategies as well as tactics; with case studies to demonstrate best practices.
CISO Circle
Created exclusively for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief Risk Officers (CROs) or the highest ranking security professional within an organization, 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.

Don’t miss these hot topics!

Ransomware response

GCC threat landscape

Context-aware digital trust

Adaptive security architectures

Data security and classification

Cloud and emerging technology security

Security analytics and anomaly detection

Identity governance and access management

Endpoint and network security

Security awareness and capacity building

Application security

Business continuity management (BCM)

Find solutions for your most pressing security needs.

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Conrad Dubai, UAE

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