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Grab the latest insights on identity governance and administration, security and privacy at Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2023 in Grapevine, TX.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM CDT

Technical Insights: Is Light IGA Right for Your IAM Needs?

Nat Krishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Light alternatives to IGA suites can be used for reducing costs or to augment an existing IGA suite to add niche capabilities. This session will discuss whether light IGA tools can be considered as the primary IGA solution for an organization.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

Guidance for Successful IGA Deployments

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

Identity governance and administration systems is one of the most expensive IAM components an organization will ever purchase. It is a foundational component of an IAM program. However, it is extremely complex and one of the costliest when considering the total cost of ownership. This session will cover IGA deployment methodology to ensure your project stays on time, within professional services budget and avoid lengthy overruns.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM CDT

Start Using the Most Overlooked IGA Feature to Significantly Improve Security

David Collinson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Whilst segregation of duty controls are key to preventing fraud, they can also be used very effectively in the security arena. This session will explore the changing scope and supporting technologies to prevent toxic combinations impacting your organization financially but perhaps more importantly also from a security perspective.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM CDT

IGA Your Way — Market Guide for Identity Governance and Administration

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Identity and access management leaders should use this Market Guide to make decisions about identity governance and administration products, as well as anticipate future trends, features and integration capabilities in the IGA market.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Crossfire Debate: Live on Stage, IGA Stories from the Trenches

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

Gautham Mudra, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Nathan Harris, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide an interview-style presentation with participating guests, who will share their thoughts and ideas from the IGA project implementations.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM CDT

So What Exactly Is (and Isn't) IGA and How Is It Different From Access Management?

David Collinson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This is a session to introduce what IGA is and is not, and how it differs and interacts with access management tools. Ideal for individuals that are being asked to take on responsibilities in this area or for senior leaders to be given a high-level introduction in to these capabilities.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: IGA Deployments

Nat Krishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This is an ask the expert session where you can ask any questions around IGA deployment — how to get started; common issues; how to keep the business engaged; reporting; and any other issues.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

Workshop: How to Build and Execute Best RFP for an IGA Product

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

This workshop will help you by practically taking you through the stages of preparing the RFP for an IGA product. Attendees will leave with a practical approach to a successful RFP.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

How to Be Successful With Privileged Access Management

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

This breakout serves not just as an introduction but is also ideal for those who already have a PAM program and are looking to mature it. The following topics are covered: why is PAM such a crucial piece of any security program? How should you leverage PAM? How can you raise your security posture by using a just-in-time PAM and zero standing privileges approach?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CDT

Ask the Expert: Discovering, Managing and Controlling Workload Identities

Erik Wahlstrom, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Come to this session prepared to ask questions about workload identities. How should identities, secrets, keys and certificates be discovered, managed and maintained for applications, services, containers and VMs in an hybrid and multicloud environment?

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM CDT

The State of Privileged Access Management (PAM), 2023

James Hoover, Principal Analyst, Gartner

This session will outline the current state and emerging trends in the market for privileged access management.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: Privileged Access Management

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

Privileged access is the prime cause of breaches, yet more people than ever require it for their work. Requirements for PAM are evolving rapidly to include hybrid-multicloud scenarios and machine identities. Bring your questions about trends and best practices to this session.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM CDT

Technical Insights: Privileged Access Management for Cloud

Nat Krishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Privileged Access Management (PAM) is critical in enabling zero trust strategies by managing privileged access across your organization. This session will cover the unique features that PAM offers for securing privileged access to cloud environments and how PAM can be used in conjunction with adjacent technologies

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Insights From the Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for Privileged Access Management

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

James Hoover, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Through a selection of relevant Gartner insights and complementary methodologies, we will provide insight into latest updates in the privileged access management market.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

CIEM Is Paving the Way for Identity Fabric Immunity in the Cloud. What's Next?

Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Preventive mechanisms offered by emerging technologies like cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM) include security posture principles to handle misconfiguration, vulnerabilities, and general exposure of entitlements in cloud infrastructures. Hygiene and security posture is a must have complement to run time threat detection and response disciplines. Join this session to learn how CIEM is paving the way to smarter strategies for enabling identity fabric immunity.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM CDT

Technical Insights: Workload Identity Management – The Thorny Machine Identity Practice

Erik Wahlstrom, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

As the number of machines, specifically workloads now outnumber humans, we need to discover, manage, automate and assign owners to service accounts, secrets, keys and certificates. In this technical session we will look at the tools, processes and teams required to manage it.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

The State of Access Management, 2023

Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Access management tools are offering an array of increasingly converged technologies. This session will cover the progression and maturity of access management tools and how they will help you achieve identity first security strategies.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM CDT

Top Practices for Strengthening Your CIAM Strategy

Nat Krishnan, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

What is Customer IAM (CIAM)? What are the key considerations for an effective CIAM strategy? We will discuss recommended top practices around CIAM, how to take your CIAM strategy to the next level and how to plan for the best user experience to achieve your goals.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: Leading Practices for Authorization and Access Policy Management

Nathan Harris, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Every organization does authorization, but managing authorization well remains a substantial challenge across industries. In this session Gartner analyst Nathan Harris will answer questions related to authorization and access policy management approaches that are working well and where companies are finding the best overall value. Specific topics included are RBAC, ABAC, run time vs. admin time authorization and externalized authorization.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: Access Management

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

Access management tools are the key to ubiquitous application access, enabling any user to access any application, anytime and anywhere. Gartner has identified a five-step approach to create a modern, efficient access management strategy that serves the needs of all user segments. This session gives you an opportunity to ask questions about that approach for your broader access management strategy.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM CDT

The State of Authorization, 2023

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

Authorization technology has been in a renaissance period, with many new technologies, vendors and specifications seeing the light within the last year. This session shines a light on the current market, including open source initiatives, where they are used and where the state of the art lies with regards to authorization technology.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

The State of Customer IAM, 2023

Mary Ruddy, VP Analyst, Gartner

Demand for customer IAM has increased, due to its importance in converging UX, security and privacy for high-assurance interactions. How is CIAM technology continuing to evolve to meet these new challenges? We will talk about what is available today, and what kinds of things can you expect to take advantage of in the near future.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Workshop: Selecting the Right Employee SSO Solution for Your Organization

David Chase, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Modern architectures and applications place additional demands on access management tools. This workshop will introduce access management evaluation criteria guidelines, and discuss what features you should look for and what vendors to consider for your next employee access management solution.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Technical Insights: (Re)implement the Right Identity Protocol in Your Apps, Services and APIs

Erik Wahlstrom, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

What modern identity protocol should you implement in your applications and services, such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML, OPA, FIDO? How do you do it at scale? In this technical session we will define what protocol to use for what specific use case.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT

Crossfire Debate: Live on Stage, Decentralized Identity Adoption Strategy in the Coming Years

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Erik Wahlstrom, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In this lively crossfire debate, we discuss decentralized identity and related technologies development, challenges, and how fast they will mature over the next few years. The panelist also offers their opinion on alternative adoption strategies in the coming years to reap the benefits while avoiding expensive mistakes.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

Technical Insights: Policy-Based Authorization Architecture Patterns

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Policy-based authorization has become a focal point for developing the next generation of identity-centric access controls. However, the one-size authorization architecture doesn't fit all authorization use cases. In this session. we review key enterprise policy management requirements and runtime architecture patterns for cloud, API, applications, data & analytics, microservices and other common authorization use cases.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

Insights from the Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for Access Management

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will present the Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for the access management market.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM CDT

Technical Insights: Implement IAM Best Practices for Your Active Directory

Paul Rabinovich, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Active Directory is a critical IT asset for an overwhelming majority of organizations. This session will guide you on how to apply current IAM best practices to Active Directory. Among other things, we'll talk about hybridization and cloud, topology optimization, group management, identity governance, privileged access management, MFA, and AD threat detection and response.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM CDT

Technical Insights: Best Practices for Improving Your Access Management Implementation

David Chase, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations struggle with changes to authentication, authorization, architecture and migrating to new access management platforms. In this session, guidance and strategies to handling these changes will be discussed.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Ask the Expert: Customer Identity and Access Management

Mary Ruddy, VP Analyst, Gartner

Customer identity and access management (CIAM) is key to enabling your digital transformation and the foundation of your customers' digital experiences. This session gives you an opportunity to ask questions about CIAM platform features, vendors' complementary tools and best practices. Attendees should come prepared to ask questions about IAM for external users.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Technical Insights: API Access Control – In and behind your API gateways

Erik Wahlstrom, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Building encryption, authentication and authorization - API access control - strategies that scale requires cross-functional guidance on flows, tokens, attributes and developer enablement. In this technical session, we will define strategies that we must promote and enforce, to protect what's in and behind the API gateway.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM CDT

Stopping Account Takeover Attacks

Akif Khan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Account takeover (ATO) attacks keep IAM leaders up at night. Attackers are not breaking and entering, they are not exploiting vulnerabilities - they are simply using stolen credentials on login pages for corporate systems, online banking and more. In this session, the focus will be on how to build a layered defense of complementary capabilities to mitigate the risks of ATO attacks.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM CDT

Go Passwordless Whenever You Can, Wherever You Can

Ant Allan, VP Analyst, Gartner

To improve security and enhance UX, many organizations are already implementing various styles of passwordless authentication across a variety of use cases. This session will look to address the following questions. How can IAM leaders choose among the many passwordless approaches? Which approaches are most effective? Which approaches are feasible in which use cases? How do you deal with legacy applications? How can you craft a cohesive strategy across multiple use cases?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM CDT

Technical Insights: Improve Customer Identity Corroboration With Passive Behavioral Biometrics

Paul Rabinovich, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Customer-facing applications are vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated attacks that are threatening organizations. In this session, we will demonstrate how organizations can use passive behavioral biometrics to reduce fraud and improve customer identity corroboration.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Why Is It So Hard To Prove Someone's Identity Online?

Akif Khan, VP Analyst, Gartner

Obtaining confidence in a customer’s or employee's identity is the foundation of identity-first security. Identity and access management (IAM) leaders must understand the current state-of-the-art, balancing assurance needs with friction in the UX, while orchestrating multiple tools and becoming aware of strategic trends on the horizon.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT

The State of User Authentication, 2023: What it Is, Why It Matters, How It Will Change

Ant Allan, VP Analyst, Gartner

User authentication is a cornerstone of identity-first security, and digital identity for workforce and customers. Market hype about passwordless, risk-based and continuous authentication can be daunting. This session will help IAM leaders understand the value of authentication, the shift to continuous adaptive trust, and where this fits with zero trust, adaptive access and the identity fabric.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT

Technical Insights: The Pitfalls of MFA and How to Avoid Them

David Chase, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Authentication is often the most impactful to user experience. Adding multifactor authentication is critical for improving security, but it must be done carefully to avoid disastrous user experiences.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: User Authentication

Ant Allan, VP Analyst, Gartner

This interactive session enables attendees to ask the Gartner expert and learn from others about any authentication or adjacent topic. Topics covered include requirements definition, the pros and cons of different technologies, passwordless authentication trends, the shift towards continuous adaptive trust, synergies with identity proofing, user experience and life cycle management.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM CDT

Technical Insights: Your MFA Will be Attacked — Can You Protect It?

Paul Rabinovich, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Like all security controls, MFA itself is vulnerable to attacks. Man in the middle, prompt bombing, SIM swaps, social engineering and session hijacking are a few examples of attacks against MFA implementations. In this session, we will discuss common threats and ways to counter them.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

Top Trends in Cybersecurity, 2023

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

“Top trends” highlight shifts in the security ecosystem that aren't widely recognized, but are likely to have potential for disruption. This presentation will describe the significant trends in risk management and how organizations are taking advantage of these trends. Key issues include technological improvements in the security capability landscape, trends in creating a high-performing security organization; and long-term trends that will influence security strategy.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

Workshop: How to Use 3 Powerful Financial Models for Negotiation Leverage and Bargaining Power

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

IT and IAM leaders will see how to use three financial models for leverage and bargaining power as this workshop demonstrates these financial models through three technology and cloud negotiation scenarios. Attendees will participate in two hands-on activities where they will receive ready-to-use templates and checklists to be used during the workshop to enhance their negotiation playbooks.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM CDT

A Pragmatic Approach to Implementing a Zero Trust Security Architecture

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Changes in the threat landscape and the ineffectiveness of current security architectures have created significant interest in zero trust security architectures. This presentation will explore zero trust and zero trust networking, and extend these concepts to operating systems, applications, users and data. Topics will include NIST architectures for zero trust as well as technologies and vendors providing solutions.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM CDT

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Follow Gartner's Top 10 Tips, Tactics and Tricks for Negotiation Success

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

This session will demonstrate and guide IT and IAM leaders involved in the negotiation planning process how to incorporate ten “must know” tips, tactics and “tricks” into the negotiation plan to optimize pricing, discounts and contract terms. Attendees will receive ready-to-use checklists, templates, and worksheets for optimizing future negotiations with existing, new and emerging vendors.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture 101

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

With many IT assets now outside traditional enterprise perimeters, IT leaders must rethink security. Enter the cybersecurity mesh architecture with a composable and scalable approach that fosters tighter integration between security controls by creating connections between them. This enables them to share information, intelligence and to act more like a collaborative team in protecting distributed assets.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Weaponize Risk Appetite to Drive Risk Decisions

Paul Proctor, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Risk appetite fails when it is expressed in fuzzy, imprecise terms. Repositioning risk appetite in the context of investment and value delivery creates a measurable scale of risk that powers a new type of governance. Concrete assertions of risk appetite make executive decisions binding.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: Top Trends & Predictions in Cybersecurity

Oscar Isaka, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Join us in this session to discuss the top trends and predictions in cybersecurity for 2023. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and have a healthy discussion with Gartner experts and peers.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT

Best Practices in Communicating the Business Value of Cybersecurity

Bernard Woo, VP Analyst, Gartner

There are multiple approaches for communicating the business value of cybersecurity, but none of them offer a single "best" way as all are relevant to different contexts. This presentation will discuss the characteristics of common approaches such as RO(S)I, price-performance analysis, outcome-driven approach, etc., and provide guidance on selecting the appropriate approach based on context.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM CDT

Workshop: Sharpen IT Influence in the Board Room With Risk, Value, and Cost

Paul Proctor, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Technology investments in a business context create better business outcomes. Balancing risk, value and cost is central to all business decision-making and a powerful lens to drive IT priorities and investments. Gartner’s RVC model and outcome-driven metrics help the modern CIO link technology investments back to business outcomes.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

How to Combat Inflation During Vendor Negotiations Using Gartner's Four-Step Approach

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Inflationary times create added complexity when negotiating with vendors. Gartner's four-step approach to proactively plan for new and renewal deals can help assess the fairness of increases as well as use data points from economic indicators such as CPI and ECI to customize "should cost" models to use during vendor negotiations. This session will demonstrate these steps by walking through two case study scenarios.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM CDT

Outlook for Network Security, 2023

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Users, devices, applications and data are everywhere. Networks are too. As organizations rapidly expand their footprint and support a hybrid workforce, how does network security evolve to keep up? Security and risk management leaders must understand the current trends in network security and make business aligned, risk focused decisions on where best to use network security today.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM CDT

Outlook for Privacy 2023 - Trends, Technologies & Regulations

Bernard Woo, VP Analyst, Gartner

Privacy has been the biggest catalyst for change in data governance over the past five years. This session will dive into the top trends and technologies, and separate the hype from substance. Come get a sneak peek into the future of privacy and what you should watch out for in coming 12 months.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Outlook for Cloud Security, 2023

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will discuss the key concepts of cloud security, strategy and architecture. We will discuss the acronym soup that is cloud security from CASB, SSE, CNAPP, CWPP, CSPM and much more.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Lead Like a Wolf

Tina Nunno, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

As a leader, are you a predator or prey, and what should you aspire to be? Technology executives are more visible now than ever before, this can be both an opportunity and a challenge. This session will explore how being a wolf can make you a better leader for your team and a great asset for your organization. Before this session find out yours at Gartner.com/wolfcio and learn more about what your results mean during the keynote.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

Identity-First Security as the North Star for Your IAM Reimplementation

Mary Ruddy, VP Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations are reimplementing identity and access management. This session will show how organizations can use the principles of Identity-First Security to guide the prioritization and design of their best practice IAM reimplementations.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CDT

Ask the Expert: Architecting Identity-First Security and Zero Trust Implementations

David Chase, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

A chance to ask an analyst your questions on implementing identity first and zero trust.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

Workshop: Defining a Successful IAM Program

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

During this workshop, IAM leaders will learn the importance and steps required for defining a well-crafted IAM program. The session will include exercises to help leaders create their own IAM vision.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM CDT

The State of IAM Program Management, 2023

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The establishment and delivery of an IAM Program is vital to delivering Identity First security. Whether you are new to identity or delivering identity and access management currently, you need to understand and communicate the role that identity plays within your organization to enable your workforce, customers and business partners to deliver their strategic initiatives.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM CDT

Technical Insights: Secure Your Identity Infrastructure With ITDR

David Chase, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Attackers have methods to compromise identity infrastructure. Traditional IAM tools cannot take the necessary actions when these are compromised. This session will focus on how ITDR tools can close this gap.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: CIEM, ITDR and Identity Fabric Immunity

Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Emerging approaches like cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM) plays an important role in security posture management, and when combined with identity threat detection and response (ITDR), it adds protection mechanisms to the identity infrastructure. Ask me anything about CIEM, ITDR, and protection elements of the identity fabric immunity.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM CDT

Guest Keynote: Disability & Innovation

Haben Girma, Disability Rights Lawyer and Author,

Disabled people are the largest historically underrepresented group, numbering over one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much larger audience, improving the experience for both disabled and nondisabled people, and facilitating further innovation. Join us for an engaging presentation where Haben Girma will share how she became an advocate and what we can do to make our communities more inclusive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CDT

Guest Keynote: Your Brain Is Good at Inclusion — Except When It’s Not

Dr. Steve Robbins, Chief Curiosity Cultivator, S.L. Robbins and Associates

This dynamic and eye-opening session provides an innovative, neuroscience-based look at the benefits of creating inclusive workplaces, using the fields of cognitive neuroscience, social-psychology, and communication (among others). Dr. Robbins will delve into the hard-wired human need to belong – and what happens when that need is not met. HR Leaders will walk away energized with a clear DE&I strategy, the positive impact it will have on their organization and how it will empower their teams and key stakeholders to view DE&I as vital to success, not just something that is an afterthought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Avoid the Breach With Identity Threat Detection and Response

Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Conventional IAM and security prevention controls are not sufficient to protect your identity system itself from cyberattacks. Learn how to enhance your cyberattack preparedness with the emerging discipline of ITDR.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CDT

Ask the Expert: Effective Identity Management for Microsoft 365

Paul Rabinovich, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Whether you are just starting on a Microsoft 365 deployment or have had one for some time, threats against your users continue to evolve. IAM controls in Microsoft 365 must adapt accordingly.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Maximizing Business Value with IAM Maturity Assessment

Nathan Harris, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Security and risk leaders struggle to deliver demonstrable business value from their IAM investments. Maturity Assessment approaches hold promise for improving business value delivery, but realization of this improved business value is inconsistent. This session will outline Gartner's IT Score for IAM and practical steps for applying it effectively to increase business value delivery.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CDT

Hype Cycle for Digital Identity

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

This Hype Cycle for Digital Identity emphasizes the maturation of innovations that enable and deliver digital identity services.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM CDT

Ask the Expert: IAM Program Management

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations understand the important role that identity plays in their cybersecurity program, however security and risk management leaders aren't clear on where to begin. For those who have a defined IAM program, their efforts often stall, limiting their ability to mature their IAM capabilities. Bring your questions to this session, where we can talk about initiating or enhancing your IAM program.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM CDT

Workshop: Defining Great Metrics for IAM

David Collinson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Knowing what metrics matter to your IAM stakeholders is critical to prioritizing, developing and monitoring IAM features. Metrics identify the success of individual projects, and where attention and improvements must take place. To succeed, they must be terms that the stakeholders recognize and understand. They should also align with or influence other initiatives. This workshop will enable you to learn how to set proper expectations.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CDT

Use Journey-Time IAM Orchestration to Deliver Better UX

Akif Khan, VP Analyst, Gartner

A typical digital user journey may involve a broad range of IAM tools from identity proofing to authentication to access management to fraud detection. Getting all of these instruments to play in harmony is an increasingly complex challenge. Organizations are buying or building orchestration layers to conduct the symphony. Learn how such orchestration can reduce complexity and improve UX.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM CDT

Crossfire Debate: Live on Stage, Stories of Running Successful IAM Program — What to Do; What to Avoid!

Brian Guthrie, Director Analyst, Gartner

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

David Collinson, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Nathan Harris, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This will be a lively debate between Gartner analysts with a wealth of practical experience running IAM programs and implementations over several decades. An informal discussion around what worked well; what should be avoided and what we see others doing that is worth a closer look.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM CDT

How Identity Gets a Seat at the Grown Up Table

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Leaders responsible for IAM are generally not accustomed to recognizing and communicating the influence that IAM has on business outcomes or associating IAM with environmental, organization or social change. It is time for identity to be recognized as a valued strategic partner that contributes to the delivery of organizational goals and objectives.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Technical Insights: Identity Fabric — From Here to There

Mary Ruddy, VP Analyst, Gartner

In a world where identity is the only perimeter, more effective identity and access management (IAM) is now an imperative. IAM must be deployed more cohesively as a composable, distributed, resilient identity fabric. This session will explain the 10 identity fabric principles that should guide IAM decisions.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Gartner Keynote: Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Homan Farahmand, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing, as organizations are migrating their infrastructure and apps to the cloud. Enterprises anticipate innovations to enable continuous, dynamic, and intelligent IAM controls, while bracing for emerging decentralized identity impact and potential Web 3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and IAM outlook in the coming years.

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