Speaker Bio

Mary Mesaglio
Gartner Keynote

Mary Mesaglio

Managing Vice President
Mary Mesaglio is a Distinguished Vice President with Gartner's CEO and Digital Futures group. Ms. Mesaglio's research has a practical bent and is focused on helping enterprises to transform, innovate and change their culture. Much of her recent work has focused on weathering the pandemic, including actions for leaders during a crisis, how to tackle crisis fatigue and grief, and who you want to be post-crisis.

Her research also focuses on creativity and how to develop a creative culture, and how to harness neuroscience to lead teams and change behaviors. She is a frequent keynote speaker at Gartner events and externally.

She is Canadian and is based in Barcelona, Spain. She has traveled extensively in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She speaks English, Spanish and French fluently, is working on her Catalan, and would love to learn Japanese one day.
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Tuesday, 13 September, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST
Keynote: How to Get People to Care About Security and Risk

It might not always feel this way, but being a CISO is a little like being a Hollywood celebrity. In fact, CISOs have a compelling story to tell about why people, from executives to frontline employees, should care about risk and security. This session delves into how to tell a great cyber story, including why it’s hard and why it matters right now.

Tuesday, 13 September, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM BST
CISO Circle Roundtable: How to Nudge People to Care More About Security and Risk

Security and risk management often come down to how people behave every day. But human behavior is infamously hard to change. Enter behavioral science, which is the scientific study of human behavior. This session is an interactive discussion on how to use behavioral science techniques like nudge theory and cognitive ease to help people to behave in ways that are more secure and risk-aware.

Tuesday, 13 September, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM BST
Is Security Awareness Dead? A Panel Discussion.

As per Gartner research, 44% of employees have regularly engaged in insecure behaviors in the past year. Security teams must successfully engage to create sustainable change in employee behavior. This panel session will explore how security awareness and training teams are adapting their strategies and skills to deal with this evolution and how more budget and leadership support can be gained.

Session recording available to delegates who attended the in-person Conference.

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