Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

November 2 – 5, 2020 | National Harbor, MD

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is going virtual

To continue providing you with the best possible customer experience as we navigate the uncertainties caused by Covid-19, we have decided to deliver the Gartner Security & Risk Management portfolio virtually.

You will experience the same high-quality conference from Gartner without the health concerns relating to large in-person gatherings or traveling at this time.

We remain committed to helping executives across the enterprise make the right decisions and stay ahead of change. You can expect world-class independent insight and advice from Gartner experts and outside speakers brought to you virtually at our conference, including:

  • Actionable advice from our latest research to help you succeed in your mission critical priorities
  • Access to Gartner analysts through presentations, 1on1 meetings and interactive sessions
  • Insight on which technology solutions will add the most value to your business

If you have already registered for Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, we will contact you with further details.

More information on the updated presentation, speakers and sessions will be posted here soon.

We look forward to welcoming you to our virtual conference!

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Balance risk, trust and opportunity in an uncertain world

In today’s risk reality, you have to anticipate new cybersecurity threats, deal with disruptive technologies and build resilience in a world where anything seems possible.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2020 is the one place you can hear independent experts on what matters most now and how to prepare for what’s ahead. You’ll learn how to create the security and IT risk management plans you need to give your organization the freedom to grow and innovate with confidence.

Join your security and risk peers to update and improve your cybersecurity and risk management strategy. Gain the insights, inspiration and information you need to deal with whatever the new decade brings your way.

It’s who you know

Interact with more than 3,500 peers. Network and gather meaningful insights.

"It allowed me to gain new connections that help our organization make the right decision when it comes to IT."

Jeffrey Caskey
Reinvestment Fund, Systems Administrator

Elevate your strategy

Leave with the tools you need to achieve your mission-critical priorities.

"I find the sessions are attuned to my specific needs. The nuggets of ideas are precious."

Don More
JMP, Managing Director, Technology Investment Banking

Leading solutions

Explore the latest technologies that are changing the security & risk landscape. 

"It provides me with a wide variety of information, tools, solutions and vendors to choose from."

Jonathan Tyler
NASA Federal Credit Union, Information Security Administrator

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.

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    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:

    Programs at a Glance

    You’ll find four comprehensive programs and six spotlight tracks featuring over 150 sessions that cover your security and risk management key priorities and challenges. Explore a comprehensive agenda that addresses the challenges most critical to security and risk management leaders. Find out what’s next in threat and vulnerability management, network security, cloud security, privacy, security architecture, IT risk management and more.

    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.

    Learn more.
    Spotlight Track

    Business Enablement

    The Business Enablement program provides insights and guidance on core security disciplines that offer a foundation allowing organizations to more rapidly embrace digital initiatives, with reduced risk and greater confidence. Build a secure, frictionless foundation designed for continuous change.

    Spotlight Track

    Infrastructure Protection

    The rapid migration of digital business to the cloud and the technology skills gap are challenging traditional approaches to infrastructure protection and architecture. This Spotlight Track focuses on providing practical strategies and identify the best approach to build an effective defense against ransomware, phishing and other emerging attacks.

    Spotlight Track

    Security Markets

    This program provides insights to help security technology providers, investors and the media understand trends and dynamics in the marketplace. You’ll learn how to create value as the security market evolves, identify future growth opportunities and understand the mindset of security buyers.

    Spotlight Track

    Technical Insights

    This track delivers actionable, technical insights into security best practices, methodologies, and the tools needed to ensure deployment success. It provides advice on the pitfalls to avoid when scaling deployments of security solutions in and beyond the enterprise and across the cloud.

    Spotlight Track

    Midsize Enterprise

    The Midsize Enterprise Spotlight Track sessions are focused on providing pragmatic advice on overcoming resource obstacles and applying the right level of protection and risk management.

    Novel Coronavirus update

    Gartner is closely monitoring developments related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and local, state, and federal government directives and guidance.

    We continue to evaluate the situation on a daily basis with regard to the health and safety of our attendees, employees, and partners, as well as our ability to deliver the conference experience our participants expect.

    We will communicate any updates directly to all registered attendees and exhibitors.