1. How has this topic evolved since last year? Have you noticed any major changes in the market, strategy or technology?
A: Security and risk practices continue to evolve in line with digitalization. Technologies such as AI and machine learning, robotic process automation and IoT offer both new risks and new opportunities to security and risk leaders. From a cyber risk perspective, acceptance of cloud computing has reached a tipping point as enterprise formalize their cloud security strategies.
2. What’s one of the biggest mistakes organizations make when it comes to this topic?
A: Some organizations still believe cyber security can be effectively addressed through technology only. Furthermore, many organizations equate regulatory or standards compliance with effective cyber security.
3. How are IT leaders leveraging this topic to transform their organizations?
A: Effective security and risk leaders understand that an effective security program enables their business to successfully exploit digitalization
4. Finish this sentence: “If organizations don’t get their digital business transformation right, they will….”
A: ...will not be able to compete in their markets, or deliver satisfactory services to their citizens.
5. How attending Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 will help IT leaders with their priorities and key initiatives?
A: By sharing best practices in establishing and executing on a cyber security strategy that will help them balance the benefits of digitization with the new and emerging risks.