Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit - Cancelled

11 – 12 August 2020 | São Paulo, Brazil

Cancellation of Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020
in São Paulo

Due to ongoing concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19), Gartner has decided to cancel the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, scheduled to take place in São Paulo, 11 - 12 August 2020.

Ensuring the health and safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority. Therefore, out of an abundance of caution, we believe this is the right decision given the evolving public health risks.

We have contacted all registered attendees, exhibitors, and partners with details for their individual situations. If you were registered for the conference and need additional assistance, please contact us at

Balance risk, trust and opportunity in an uncertain world

Trade disputes. Political turmoil. Economic volatility. Climate change. Global conditions and the societies our enterprises operate in are becoming increasingly turbulent and unpredictable. Since every organization depends on its technology resources, security and risk leaders must come to grips with this new risk reality.

But turmoil also presents opportunity, and digitalization offer innovative ways to navigate uncertainty.

Join Gartner experts and your peers at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020 to share valuable insights on establishing an effective, risk-based cybersecurity program with an appropriate mix of preventative, access, detection and response controls. Enable your organization to understand the risks and seize the benefits of our increasingly changeable, digital world.

Peer networking

Interact with more than 900 peers to share implementation lessons learned. Network and gather meaningful insights to act on when you return to the office.

Elevate your strategy

Leave with the tools you need to achieve your mission-critical priorities and help your organization thrive in the evolving digital landscape. 

Leading solutions

Staying competitive means remaining future-focused. Explore the latest technologies that are changing the IT security and risk landscape. 

The Gartner difference

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We equip leaders and their teams in every major business function with the indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Across every industry and enterprise size, Gartner provides the expertise needed to tackle your key initiatives, stay ahead of competition and grow your organization’s value.

Calling all security and risk management leaders

Whether you’re a CISO looking to improve your leadership skills, a security professional who needs practical advice to accelerate progress on your next initiative, or a BCM leader trying to implement resilience practices across the organization, you’ll find your program, peers and strategic partners at this conference:

  • CISOs and security executives create a strategy to drive and manage change
  • Governance and risk executives gain critical insights to measure and manage the impact of risk on digital business
  • Network, systems, applications and data security practitioners learn to efficiently conduct network security operations
  • Security architects and planners learn to implement security technologies efficiently and effectively

Programs at a Glance

You’ll find three agenda programs that cover your security and risk management key priorities and challenges. Learn how to take a strategic approach to risk, improve business and data resilience, build digital trust and implement a new generation of continuously adaptive security strategies.

Program A

Management & Leadership

Digital business presents CISOs with new challenges: they must understand the goals of the business, quickly identify and assess the associated risks, and recommend solutions in business terms. Learn how to hone your skills as an effective communicator, facilitator, problem solver and business leader.

Program B

Digital Risk Management

New investments are being made to bolster security, privacy, safety and reliability in the digital business ecosystem. The digital risk management team must find ways to ensure business resilience while balancing regulatory expectations. Learn about the risks and complexities to expect in transitioning to digital business.

Program C

Security Technology & Architecture

Get practical methods and long-term strategies to build a more trusted, resilient environment for digital business, and to support a more-agile-than-ever IT organization. As the threat landscape changes, learn how to evolve security programs without neglecting legacy infrastructure.

Program D

CISO Circle

Tailored to the specific needs and perspective of chief information security officers (CISOs), the Gartner CISO Circle brings together security and risk leaders for incisive discussions on what matters in security now and what changes lie ahead. *Application required.

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