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Monday, June 05, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM EDT

Keynote: Debunking the Myths that Obscure Cybersecurity's Full Value

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cybersecurity can generate massive value for our enterprises, but only if we have the courage to challenge the lies that we as cybersecurity professionals tell ourselves. Our self-deceptions lock us into obsolete principles and practices that prevent us from truly aligning with our executive partners and enabling our organizations. This keynote will unpack the biggest lies we must defeat, highlighting the decisions and practical steps cybersecurity leaders must take to deliver the success they deserve.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

A Security View of the 2023 CIO and CEO Agenda

Katell Thielemann, VP Analyst, Gartner

Every year, Gartner collects data from thousands of CIOs and CEOs on what matters most to them. Join this session to learn what’s most important to CIOs and CEOs; how their role is changing; the implications for security and risk leaders; and what to focus on next.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

The Top Predictions for Cybersecurity, 2023-2024

Oscar Isaka, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Every year, Gartner produces impactful predictions across all practices. This presentation will compile the top predictions prepared by our cybersecurity experts. Security and risk management leaders should monitor these trends to be successful in the digital era, especially as most recognize that global change could potentially be one crisis away.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Accelerate Your Cybersecurity Program's Effectiveness: 12 Tactics to Deliver Cybersecurity Business Value

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Challenging global economic conditions continue to see the digital business evolve. CISOs must identify and execute a mix of new methods and other smart tactics to continuously adjust to business demand and demonstrate the cybersecurity team’s role and criticality as an enabler of the organization’s digital ambitions. Join this session to know tactics CISOs use to shorten the runway to program effectiveness and deliver business value.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: Building a Positive Security Culture - Stories From the Field

Andrew Walls, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This roundtable will focus on sharing experiences in the development (or destruction) of security culture. We will explore the meaning of security culture, examine the tools/techniques to shape culture and delve into how culture can be assessed.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

The 2023 Outlook for Human Factors in Security

Andrew Walls, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

We like to lament that "the users are the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain," which means that as security and risk management leaders, you must understand the critical impact of the user community on your programs. From basic anti-phishing simulation through more proven communications techniques to sophisticated approaches based on social science, this presentation provides insight into the latest best practices in the human aspects of security.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Drive Cybersecurity Investments With the Gartner Cybersecurity Value Benchmark

Paul Proctor, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The metrics establish a baseline for peer comparison that is very useful for guiding cybersecurity investments and board oversight. Gartner has defined 16 protection-level outcomes that create a foundation for effective collaboration with boards of directors, CIOs and CFOs. These metrics serve as value levers to manage business-led cybersecurity investments. See early insights from the first-generation benchmark and get a preview of the second generation.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Cyberdeterrence — Can We Stop Attacks Before They Start?

William Candrick, Director Analyst, Gartner

The NIST CSF is missing a key aspect of cybersecurity. NIST establishes five functions: identify, protect, detect, respond and recover. But what if we can also deter? Join this workshop to discuss how cyberdeterrence can stop attacks before they even begin. We will discuss deterrence strategies, facilitate peer sharing and strategize on actionable steps to take when you return to your offices.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Leadership Vision for Security and Risk Management, 2023

Tom Scholtz, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CISOs are key enablers of digital business and are accountable for helping the enterprise balance the associated risks and benefits. This leadership vision will help CISOs in their planning for 2023-2024 and in presentations to leadership, peers and teams.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Life on the Edge: What's New in Cyberwarfare?

Andrew Walls, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In this panel discussion, Gartner experts will discuss with senior leaders from agencies within the US department of defense the latest approaches being developed and encountered in the field of cyber warfare. Civilian options for attack mitigation and countermeasures will be explored.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Break the Mold: Hire Misfits

Cynthia Phillips, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Stop hiring for fit! People naturally favor those who look, talk and act like them. That bias creates an echo chamber that may be pleasant at the moment yet will stall your organization's innovation engine. This session will show you how to attract, hire, tolerate and, eventually, adore the misfits who will propel your organization to new heights.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Doing More With Less - Cybersecurity in Midsize Enterprises

Paul Furtado, VP Analyst, Gartner

Midsize enterprises face the same security challenges as their large enterprise counterparts. However, they have to deal with these threats with less headcount and less budget. Attendees will be able to ask Gartner experts questions about how to "right size" their security program for their organization under these operating constraints.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM EDT

Being a Futurist in the Age of Persistent Disruption by the Gartner Futures Lab

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

Welcome to the era of persistent disruption! The typical human response to disruption is to play the role of the amateur futurist and try to guess when the next one will happen or how to respond to the current one. It’s time to move from the world of the amateur futurist to building a professional futurist capability. This session will discuss what it means to have a futurist capability and the required tools, methodologies and mindset.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

The Role of the Manager in Building a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Organization

Lisa Pierce, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Managers can make or break your DEI strategy. They play a critical role in supporting workforce diversity, building inclusion in their teams, and contributing to a truly equitable organization. However, few managers truly excel at this important role. Join this session to learn what the best managers are doing differently to help translate your organization's DEI strategy into real outcomes.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Cybersecurity Talent Strategies for Midsize Enterprises

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Cybersecurity talent is difficult to source and retain, even more so when you have limited resources and budget. Join this session to learn about the latest trends in cybersecurity hiring and retention, as well as some methods to help your midsize enterprise identify potential candidates.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Drive a Culture of Security Consciousness in Your Organization via Gartner PIPE Framework

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The human element is the most prominent contributor to data breaches. Legacy approaches delivering curriculum-based, awareness-centric programs are no longer effective. CIOs and CISOs must look beyond merely raising 'security awareness' and embed a contextually-appropriate security culture in their organization. Join this session to learn how to build and deliver an effective security behavior and culture change program.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Digital Feminism: A Discussion on How to Lead and Support Women in IT

Lisa Pierce, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Despite encouraging progress towards greater female representation in IT, the gender gap remains concerningly steep for women who want to enter this industry and for allies who want to foster greater diversity in their teams. This roundtable facilitates the discussion for all digital workplace leaders, male or female, who wish to share and/or learn from their peers how they have encouraged and succeeded in promoting female talent in IT.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Security Organizational Structure Planning & Design

Alex Michaels, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Ever struggle with designing a security function that is appropriate for your organization? Join us for an interactive roundtable to discuss the different approaches to structure your cybersecurity function through examples.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Equity, Not Equality, in Cybersecurity

Victoria Cason, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

This session will focus on the differences between equity and equality present in cybersecurity. By understanding the barriers, security leaders can learn how to challenge the biases by enabling equity in the workplace through recruiting, employee development, performance management and succession planning.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Five Cost Optimization Techniques for Security Leaders Facing Economic Headwinds

William Candrick, Director Analyst, Gartner

Past the immediate implications of the current health and economic crisis, organizations are ill-prepared to confront the impact of rising interest rates and supply chain issues on their security functions. As economic uncertainty settles in and working environments become difficult, leaders must create a cost optimization plan to aid their organizations. This session will equip leaders to make a decision on where the balance between running the business and protecting the business shall be.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

CISO Circle: Ask the Expert: Forget Controls Architecture, Let's Talk About Workforce Architecture

Alex Michaels, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Effective CISOs have a future-focused talent strategy to meet the rising skills needs of the enterprise. Join this session to ask questions about how to increase the output and effectiveness of your talent strategy without hiring additional full-time employees.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Digital Twin of the Customer Is Here and in the Metaverse. How Will You Secure it?

Gene Alvarez, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital twins are not just for IOT and jet engines anymore. We see a future where a digital twin of your customers and citizens can be created to help you understand and predict behavior both in the real world and the metaverse. In this presentation, we will explain how security teams should secure and protect the privacy of digital twins.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Shifting Sands: Evolving Cybersecurity Operating Models

Tom Scholtz, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CISOs are losing control as business leaders embrace digitalization, implying a shift in risk landscapes and risk appetites. Based on new primary research, this presentation will share the strategies and practices that CISOs are adopting in reaction to these seismic shifts.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

4 Ways Baby Boomers, Gen Y & Z Think Differently About Cybersecurity

Victoria Cason, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Join this session as we discuss and learn how you can navigate the challenges regarding cybersecurity as a security leader working with a multigenerational workforce.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Anxiety, Stress and Fatigue, Begone! Mindfulness for the Burnt Out Cybersecurity Professional

Christine Lee, Sr Director, Research, Gartner

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Cybersecurity professionals work in high-stress, high-burnout environments. CISOs are on 24/7 and have short tenures compared to the rest of the C-suite. Their teams, stretched thin due to talent shortages and never-ending threats, suffer from chronic exhaustion. This workshop will offer practical techniques - rooted in mindfulness - to alleviate anxiety, stress, and fatigue, skills critical to flourishing at work and in life.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

How Do Ethnicity, a Life of Public Service and Cultural Background Enable Security?

Manuel Acosta, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Attendees will discuss the impact of the lack of diversity in decision making, testing and validation, and workforce retention. How can different cultural perspectives strengthen your teams? Experience in other industries, such as public service, complement the strengths already on your team or fill in the current gaps.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Is Cybersecurity Benchmarking Right for You? Pros, Cons and Use Cases

Arthur Sivanathan, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Most CISOs face common challenges as leaders, especially if they are new or taking on the role from another part of the organization. However, Gartner has three key tools which can help a CISO with everything from understanding gaps in their organization to being a more effective leader. Diagnostics tools such as IT Score for SRM, CCA, and ODM Metrics will help CISOs to evaluate and benchmark their current cybersecurity programs and build tangible metrics to measure programs.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

The CISO's Guide to Allyship: How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Mistakes

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Everyone can contribute to improved diversity, equity and inclusion by acting as an ally to people in marginalized or underrepresented groups. However, we might miss many opportunities because we are unsure exactly what to do or afraid our actions might make things worse. In this session, we will learn how to overcome fear and embrace mistakes to be better allies and build allyship skills and confidence in others.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Three Key Cyberpsychology Insights That Will Fortify Your Human Firewall

Cynthia Phillips, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

How can cyberpsychology help your security program? Cyberpsychology examines human interactions with and through technology - and you may be surprised what research reveals! Join this session to hear about the profiles of the hacked, the hackers and the inside threats – and how these insights can help security and risk professionals fortify your organization's human firewall.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Inside the Mind of the Recruiter: Tips & Tricks to Overcome Security Recruiting Struggles

Victoria Cason, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

This session will discuss five talent planning tactics security and risk management leaders can leverage to address the security talent gap and overcome recruiting struggles with HR.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Outlook for Cyber Risk Management, 2023

Jie Zhang, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cybersecurity risk management is a key investment area of interest for organizations. But for security and risk management leaders, it is an on-going challenge to continuously assess the increasing scope of risks as well as mitigate the ones that can maximize protection and innovation to the business. This session offers an overview of the state of art as well as what the future will hold in cyber-risk management.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Explaining Cloud Risks to an Executive Audience

Jay Heiser, VP Analyst, Gartner

Thomas Lintemuth, VP Analyst, Gartner

The public cloud continues to grow in significance, yet it raises significant questions about cybersecurity risk and service resilience. This presentation provides a simple model that can be used to explain cloud and SaaS risks to executive audiences, including the board of directors, helping them understand the benefits, and challenges, inherent in cloud risk management.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: How to Plan for a Successful Ransomware Tabletop Exercise

Lisa Neubauer, Director, Advisory, Gartner

Wayne Hankins, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Conducting tabletop exercises is a growing practice for resilience. This session allows conference participants to share their experiences.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Top Security Trends in China, 2023

Jie Zhang, VP Analyst, Gartner

Many global trends apply to China. However, as a more unique regional market, some of the conditions such as security practices, organization structures, technology evolution and regulatory requirements modify or form new trends. Join this session to ask questions about these issues

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

How to Respond to the Evolving Threat Environment, 2023

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

The threat landscape is a moving target. Attack campaigns might hit multiple organizations, but each enterprise should analyze its own threat landscape. Security and risk management leaders should gain baseline knowledge on optimizing prediction and prevention; knowing when detection is required; and preparing to respond when things go wrong.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Outlook for Organizational Resilience, 2023

Arthur Sivanathan, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Resilience is a goal of every organization and what we consider to be a strategic imperative in today’s complex and turbulent world. But you know when resilience efforts miss the mark or just aren’t there. In this session we will examine four issues: Why is resilience a strategic imperative? How is resilience defined differently? How is the resilience landscape changing? How does an organization achieve operational resilience?

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Road Stories: Lessons Learnt (and Fingers Burnt) in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Tom Scholtz, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Many cybersecurity risk management efforts fail. Certain pitfalls and misconceptions can result in failure to engage, or can even produce animosity among business and IT colleagues. This presentation will highlight these pitfalls and share proven practices to avoid them.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Cyber-Risk Essentials You Must Get Right

Jie Zhang, VP Analyst, Gartner

Security and risk management leaders are seeking new technologies and concepts that address both operational and project-based cyber risks while improving compliance levels. But they struggle to mature their cyber-risk management practices beyond conducting risk assessments and control testing. This session delivers a set of essentials to help solidify the cyber-risk management foundation.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Best Practices in Assessing Third-Party Security and Risk

Christopher Ambrose, VP Analyst, Gartner

Security and risk leaders struggle to effectively assess third-party (including IT vendor) security and risk, leading to unknown risks or security breaches. This roundtable provides you with the opportunity to participate in a facilitated discussion with your peers regarding the most effective assessment practices used today.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Four Third-Party Cyber Risk Principles That You Must Adopt

Oscar Isaka, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Third-party risk management is a very broad and potentially complex topic. This session will discuss principles that security and risk management leaders must adopt for more effective management of third-party risk and the common pitfalls to watch out for.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Weaponize Risk Appetite to Drive Risk Decisions

Paul Proctor, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Risk appetite fails when 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.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Don't Let Your AI Control You: Manage AI Trust, Risk and Security

Mark Horvath, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

AI teams are perceiving risk differently than security teams. Especially given upcoming regulations and guidelines across the globe, things to not overlook include data and model drift, uncontrolled bias and privacy and security concerns specific to AI model training and deployment. This session will explain Gartner's AI trust, risk and security management (TRiSM) market guide and support the MOST framework to coordinate AI issues collaboratively and consistently.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Top Trends in Cybersecurity 2023

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

“Top trends” highlight shifts in the security ecosystem that aren't widely recognized, but are likely to have potential for disruption. This session 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.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

How to Both Assess and Monitor Third-Party Cybersecurity Threats While You Are Sleeping

Christopher Ambrose, VP Analyst, Gartner

CISOs loose enough sleep twitching in the night over their internal cybersecurity defences, let alone the third-parties beyond their control. This session will review the tools, exchanges, marketplaces and subscriptions that organizations are using to assess and monitor their third parties to avoid delirium and reduce risk exposure.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: How to Manage the BCM Program Audit

Arthur Sivanathan, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Auditors consider auditing the BCM program to be one of their top five initiatives for 2023. This session will provide conference participants an opportunity to share their best practices for managing the audit within their organization.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Five Things You Need to Know About Continuous Control Monitoring

Jie Zhang, VP Analyst, Gartner

Continuous controls monitoring (CCM) allows high-frequency and automated management of controls to validate the effectiveness of controls designed to mitigate risk. This session clarifies the most important five things to use CCM for extending automation capabilities, processes

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Outlook for Cyber-Physical Systems Security, 2023

Katell Thielemann, VP Analyst, Gartner

CPS are becoming more prevalent in organizations across the board, whether as a result of OT/IT convergence or the deployment of new connect assets. What security implications do they have? What best practices are emerging? What does the future portend?

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM EDT

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Chris Silva, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will present an overview of the latest version of the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP). Participants will hear about Gartner's methodology, research highlights, key market trends and vendors.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Integrating SASE, XDR and Other Security Vendor Consolidation Trends in Security Strategy

Charlie Winckless, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

A number of consolidation trends, such as SASE and XDR, and also CNAPP and DSP, are beneficial to reduce enterprise security complexity. We discuss recent findings and how to successfully run consolidation projects.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

The State of Access Management, 2023

Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Access management tools are offering 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, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Roundtable: Real World Zero Trust

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Where are you in your zero-trust journey? Zero trust often feels vague and something that is full of promise with few concrete implementations. However, organizations are finding success in reducing risk with zero trust. Discuss with your peers the zero-trust strategy and implementation and the challenges faced in real-world implementations.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

State of Privileged Access Management, 2023

Michael Kelley, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Outlook for Endpoint and Mobile Security, 2023

Jon Amato, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Endpoint security has long been a foundational security control, a must-have toolset that no enterprise security program can do without. But the role of endpoint security continues to evolve, covering an expanding portfolio of tools, techniques and devices. In this session, we will explore the current "state of the art" of endpoint and mobile security, and look to the future of how we can expect this crucial technology to evolve.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

The Future of Security Defense in Depth: Cybersecurity Mesh

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Come learn the future of cyber warfare and how to realize your cybersecurity mesh. This session will focus on how future technologies will play into building your security defense in depth architecture to get ahead of the most advanced attacks. We will look at how AI, augmented reality and blockchain can factor into your cybersecurity mesh architecture of the future.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Do I Need NDR If I Have EDR and How Does NDR Add Real Value?

Thomas Lintemuth, VP Analyst, Gartner

A common question is where NDR fits in the XDR landscape. Many companies have been very successful with EDR deployments. Will NDR add real value to a well-deployed EDR? Attendees will learn why NDR has a solid place in their risk mitigation controls.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Outlook for Identity and Access Management, 2023

Henrique Teixeira, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Digital identity requirements and importance are growing as organizations migrate 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 Web3 business model disruption. This session discusses key trends and the IAM outlook in the coming years.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Zero Trust Implications for the Federal World

Manuel Acosta, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Zero trust network architecture in the federal space must meet particular requirements. Attendees will get exposure to those requirements and variables surrounding the federal space, ranging from administrative and development networks to tactical systems.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Trends in Midsize Enterprise Cybersecurity

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Paul Furtado, VP Analyst, Gartner

Learn about what's important to midsize enterprises in cybersecurity. This session will go over the latest trends affecting MSEs with tips on how you can take a more advantageous approach to your cybersecurity posture. MSEs are organizations between $50 million and $1 billion in revenue.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

The State of the Authorization Market, 2023

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: ZTNA vs. VPN - Does It Really Matter?

Thomas Lintemuth, VP Analyst, Gartner

Remote access, whether for the full-time or hybrid work environment, is top of mind for many network and security engineers. Does it matter if one sticks with VPN? Should an organization move to ZTNA? What may be some considerations organizations should consider? Join this session to get answers to such questions.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Security Service Edge

Charlie Winckless, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The Security Service Edge provides a method of effectively securing user to application traffic, regardless of the location of either user OR application. This session will provide an opportunity to ask specific questions about the technologies, processes, and how to effectively adopt this for your organization.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:25 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Show Floor Showdown: EDR/XDR

Eric Grenier, Director Analyst, Gartner

Chris Silva, VP Analyst, Gartner

Endpoint security tools have evolved from protection-only tools to foundational building blocks of XDR strategy. Gartner's Endpoint Security analysts have invited a select group of endpoint security vendors to showcase their products in action. Join us for Gartner-moderated demonstrations of EPP, EDR and XDR functionality in use-cases informed by Gartner client inquiries and challenges.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

How to Select Your Cyber-Physical Systems Protection Platform

Katell Thielemann, VP Analyst, Gartner

The market for security products for operational technology and other cyber-physical systems (CPS) is evolving rapidly. New vendors enter the scene, and mergers and acquisitions are abundant. How can security and risk management leaders evaluate and compare CPS protection platforms to select the product that best fits their situation?

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Outlook for Cloud Security

Jay Heiser, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud security remains a top priority. This presentation summarizes the problems, recommended processes and emerging and evolving product types to address three key issues:
- What are the unique risks associated with public cloud service providers?
- What are the unique security challenges of IaaS and PaaS and how can they be mitigated?
- What are the unique control challenges of SaaS and how can they be addressed?

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Zero Trust

Charlie Winckless, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Zero trust has continued to be one of the biggest security buzzwords of this decade (especially after being featured in the executive order from May 2021), frequently used in all areas to simply mean "better security." This session will let you ask your questions to understand what "zero trust" actually means, what you need to start on a zero trust journey, and learn about practical approaches.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM EDT

Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge (SSE)

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge (SSE) covers the cloud-delivered security services for securing the web, cloud services and private applications. This session will cover how to think about solutions and vendors represented in this market.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Midsize Enterprise Guide to Security in a Hybrid Environment

Paul Furtado, VP Analyst, Gartner

Enterprises share their resources among on-premises, cloud and SaaS environments. Each scenario has its own unique security challenges. Attendees will learn how to address the challenges around securing their assets in these environments with the limited staff, budget and tools they have.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: What's the Best Remote Access Strategy for the Future of Work Trends

Jeremy D'Hoinne, VP Analyst, Gartner

The future of work is hybrid, but most remote access architecture today is caught between a rock and a hard place — scale up the historical approach, or experiment with more recent solutions even if nobody knows what their application architecture will look like in a few years. In this session, a Gartner Expert will answer questions on remote access best practices for a hybrid workforce.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Having the BYOD Security - and Privacy - Conversation

Chris Silva, VP Analyst, Gartner

Security and privacy can effectively co-exist on personal devices to a degree never before possible, but privacy implications remain. This session explores effective security controls and their implications for security and privacy. Modern organizations are increasingly demanding a mix of options when it comes to BYOD, this session will outline the ideal mix of technology, user education and privacy considerations for each.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Crossfire: Zero Trust Debate

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Thomas Lintemuth, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner receives thousands of inquiries on zero trust every year. Some believe the debate is settled and zero trust is the only way to do security. However, the subject is far from settled. Is Zero Trust real or just a marketing term? Is it achievable? Is cloud native required? How mature does my identity program need to be to achieve a zero trust posture?

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The State of IAM Program Management

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The establishment and delivery of an IAM program are 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.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

CIEM (and AI) Are 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, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Five Steps to Reduce Security Misconfigurations

Chris Silva, VP Analyst, Gartner

Dave Messett, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Security product misconfigurations can increase the attack surface, hinder operations effectiveness or even cause security breaches. But consistently identifying and managing misconfigurations and configuration drift is a challenging task. This presentation describes how to apply Gartner's five-step process to achieve security configuration excellence.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Outlook for Network Security, 2023

John Watts, VP Analyst, Gartner

Users, devices, applications and data are everywhere and so are networks. 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, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

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 they are compromised. This session focuses on how identity threat detection and response (ITDR) tools can close this gap.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Cloud Security 201: A Cloud Security Cookbook

Charlie Winckless, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud security remains a challenge; we have to protect data when it is out of our control. This session will address the emerging trends in cloud security, what they bring to your organization and how to use them most effectively. Security is seen as an obstruction to cloud adoption; this will show you how to enable without losing protection.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Navigating the Great Divide — Diverging Needs of WAN and LAN Security and Management

Nat Smith, VP Analyst, Gartner

Network security and infrastructure is at an inflection point where the WAN is pulling us in one direction with hybrid workers and cloud data centers, while the needs inside our LAN challenge us with zero trust and new IoT/OT responsibilities. Learn about these challenges and some new solutions. Build your own gap analysis system to help you prioritize investments for the next 18 months.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Connect Business Value and Identity Management

Rebecca Archambault, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Leaders responsible for IAM generally focus on the technical benefits of an IAM solution rather than its impact on the organization's goals and objectives. They are unaccustomed to recognizing and accommodating the influence IAM has on business outcomes or associating IAM with environmental, organizational or social change. These skills are critical to an initiative with IAM's scope and breadth.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

A Zero Trust Strategy to Manage Mobile Threats

Wayne Hankins, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

The massive number of spam calls and SMS are making it easier for vishing/smishing attacks to succeed. What can attendees do to minimize this vector while maintaining employee satisfaction? This session will cover mobile defense strategies and new technologies that apply zero trust principles to voice (ZTVA).

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

The Changing Face of Data Security: Navigation Systems, Not Seat Belts

Mark Horvath, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In the past, data security products were built with the goal to locate and block an attacker. Modern data security is like navigation systems. You need to leverage or share (internally or externally) your data and the security products get you there.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Build an Application Security Champions Program

William Dupre, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Dedicated application security resources typically come at a premium, so organizations must seek to scale by using security champions within respective development teams. Attendees at this workshop will put together a plan to build out a security champions program.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Getting Control Over Commercial Software Supply Chain Risks

Dale Gardner, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Procurement and vendor risk management teams are increasingly turning to security and risk management leaders for guidance on how best to protect themselves from software supply chain risks. In this presentation, you’ll learn:
-What is a software supply chain attack?
- What sources of information are available to evaluate risk?
- Putting it all together

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Outlook for Data Security

Andrew Bales, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Data security is a top priority. This session covers current trends and emerging topics specific to data security. How organizations handle and consume data continues to rapidly evolve. Databases and cloud applications introduce rapidly evolving threats with countermeasures following slowly. Planning to use data as the focus of security governance and security architecture roadmaps is critical for any security and risk management program.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Building a Secure Software Development Life Cycle

Mark Horvath, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

While the security of applications continues to be a primary concern for CSIOs and Heads of Development, the majority of organizations still have a relatively basic (or nearly non-existent) application security testing program. This session walks through the steps you should be taking to turn your SLDC into an effective mechanism for securing applications, without breaking the bank.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Outlook for Application Security, 2023

William Dupre, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Application security continues to evolve, with DevSecOps and API security coming into maturity. However, organizations must also look to secure their software supply chain and cloud-native deployments effectively. This session will explore this evolving landscape and provide organizations with the insights they need to consider for 2023 and beyond.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Drive Agile/Product Team Accountability for Cybersecurity

Christopher Mixter, VP, Research, Gartner

The wait time for cybersecurity guidance is a painful bottleneck for today's fast-moving software delivery teams. But let's face it, we're never going to have enough people in cybersecurity to meet the enterprise's speed to market demands. Progressive CISOs are taking a different approach to scaling application security practices.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Managing Software Supply Chains Risks in Software Development

Dale Gardner, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Pervasive, high-profile, high-impact software supply chain attacks — along with increased scrutiny and mandates from regulatory officials — have vaulted software supply chain issues to the top of security and risk management leaders' lists of concerns. In this session, you’ll learn:
-How to establish foundational risk management principles
-The optimal methods to set up security and development teams for success
-How to defend yourself from supply chain attacks.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

The State of Public Cloud Data Security

Andrew Bales, Principal Analyst, Gartner

As organizations move to cloud , security faces its own challenges. Security team now often lacks visibility into where there data is stored in cloud and how to protect it. This requires organizations to invest in cloud native security solutions. This session will elaborate the current state of data security in cloud era and solutions which can help organizations to protect data in cloud.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Best Practices for Security in DevOps

Mark Horvath, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Want to turn DevOps into DevSecOps? This roundtable engages developers, program managers and security personnel to share the best (and worst) practices they have tried with their team.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

The 2023 Application Security Testing Magic Quadrant: State of the Market

Dale Gardner, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Application security testing has undergone a profound evolution as more organizations re-establish their applications in the cloud. This requires new work styles, new requirements and new technologies. We will recap the changes over the last year and discuss what new security models mean for application testing, and how vendors have risen to that challenge.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

How to Securely Develop, Deploy and Operate Cloud Native Applications

Neil MacDonald, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud native applications live at the nexus of microservices-architected applications built on Linux containers using DevSecOps deployed onto programmatic cloud infrastructure and managed with an immutable infrastructure mindset. Securing cloud native applications requires new approaches for securing the entire lifecycle of the application. This session will provide specific guidance, tools and vendors to secure cloud native applications.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Data Security

Anthony Carpino, Director Analyst, Gartner

Bring your questions about DLP, data discovery, data classification and data privacy of both structured and unstructured data.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Top Open-Source Security Tools

Felix Gaehtgens, VP Analyst, Gartner

A rich ecosystem of free open-source tools is just waiting to make our life easier, ranging from tools that help you identify threats or vulnerabilities to those that help you learn and simulate common attack patterns, to super useful utilities that help us test, debug and trace. This session features some of the security tools we think you shouldn't miss out on.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Managing Application Security Risks With Application Security Posture Management

Dale Gardner, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

As development teams take on more day-to-day security responsibilities, application security teams can begin to shift to a risk management approach to manage AppSec programs. In this session, we’ll discuss:
- What is ASPM?
- What to consider when evaluating and implementing tools
- Organizational impacts

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM EDT

The Managed Detection and Response Market

Pete Shoard, VP Analyst, Gartner

A session to walk through the state of the managed detection and response market, key players and market trends.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM EDT

Theatre: Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities for SIEM

Mitchell Schneider, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

The SIEM market is mature and competitive. The greatest need from security operations is identifying and responding to security incidents through effective data collection, processing, investigation and response. The appropriate use of threat intelligence, behavior profiling and analytics, as well as automation and orchestration can improve security monitoring, detection and response processes.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Outlook for Threat Exposure Management: Be Ready or Be Sorry

Jeremy D'Hoinne, VP Analyst, Gartner

Threat exposure management is a required evolution for CISO and security leaders' approach to managing their readiness against unpredictable threats. This session will provide insights into this important and quickly evolving area, including the impact of new business practices and threats on your security exposure and the state and evolution of threat exposure management.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Top 7 Critical Checklist Items When Faced With Ransomware Attack

Wayne Hankins, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

As Cybersecurity criminals continue to become better organized, Security Leaders need to follow best practices to minimize the impact to their business. This session will cover the Top 7 critical items that all security and risk management leaders should leverage before an event.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Outlook for Security Operations, 2023

Steve Santos, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Security operations are undergoing a transformative change when our security is planned and delivered. Do you really need to centralize data for security? Is there a single solution to solve all my security needs? How do we determine what is threat intelligence for us? Learn what technologies, processes and services will have the biggest impact on how security operations are delivered in 2023.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Evolution and Expectations of a Modern and High-Performance SOC

Alex Michaels, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

This session highlights the latest concepts and insights for a modern SOC, its capability and benefits. We'll provide key information on the challenges of operating a good SecOps capability, how it fulfills critical tasks helping businesses to identify security concerns, respond rapidly and help report/communicate effectively.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Automating Security: Exploring Options for Maximum Fun and Profit

Eric Ahlm, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Security automation isn't a new concept. However, the application of automation to security operations can be a tricky path to decipher. This presentation talks about the practical side of security automation, what sort of uses can lead to big wins and what can lead to massive disappointment.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Approaching XDR as a State of Mind; What's Yours?

Chris Silva, VP Analyst, Gartner

The path to an XDR architecture is unique to every organization's resources, skills and compliance requirements. Come learn whether your ideal approach to security operations makes you a gatherer, hunter or archeologist. In addition to being fodder for excellent nicknames, these archetypes will frame and help guide the path to XDR, highlight the key integration points among existing tools and outline key investments for each type of organization.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Cyberattack 2.0! Cutting-Edge Incident Response

Andrew Walls, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Rapid response to active attacks is a critical capability. This session will demonstrate traditional and leading-edge techniques to provide effective incident response management in active attack scenarios. Attendees will learn new approaches to organizing and prioritizing decisions and resource allocations.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Measure the SOC Effectively

Pete Shoard, VP Analyst, Gartner

A session that answers the question of how to develop common metrics used to measure SOC capabilities and how to improve these internally using tools and more granular processes. We will spend time identifying the most useful metrics for SOC teams and senior leaders as well as highlighting those that provide little or no value to the organization.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Is Your SOC Really a Modern SOC?

Eric Ahlm, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Modern SOCs require proactive and automated capabilities, such as threat hunting, prioritized threat intelligence and automated response. This session will describe modern SOC core capabilities, and guide SRM leaders on how to evaluate whether their current SOC has established those capabilities and processes.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Start Your Threat Exposure Management Program With These 3 Steps

Jeremy D'Hoinne, VP Analyst, Gartner

Enterprise's attack surface expands and is fragmented across a variety of environments. Security leaders need to implement an exposure management program in an effort to handle this complexity. This session describes how to implement a continuous threat exposure management (CTEM) Program, and explains why it might become the most important initiative to prepare against unpredictable threats.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

The Future of SIEM and the Evolution of Threat Detection, Investigation and Response

Pete Shoard, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will address the changes in the SIEM market, the progression toward SaaS platforms, the impact of consolidated solutions such as XDR and the desire for a solution that is able to detect, investigate and respond to threats in an integrated capability that can be effectively used in line with modern infrastructure and modern SOC processes.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Cybersecurity Validation: Attack Simulation, Pentesting, and the Future of Red Teaming

Jeremy D'Hoinne, VP Analyst, Gartner

CISOs and their teams have way too many dashboards, suffer from years of diagnostic fatigue and see their attack surface expanding continuously.

This session analyses how organizations can modernize red teaming and blue teaming with new options available to them. Cybersecurity validation techniques result in more actionable outcomes from your exposure management efforts.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

The Expanding Attack Surface, Do You Really Know Your Infrastructure?

Mitchell Schneider, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

As organizations update their IT and security for modern work, they now have to manage a growing attack surface due to their technological environments becoming increasingly complex and dispersed. New technologies and business initiatives, such as SaaS and supply chain pose new threats. Organizations need to invest in a better understanding of the continuous expansion of their attack surface.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Technical Insights: Securing the Coffee Shop: How to Deploy and Secure a "Bring Your Own" Environment

Eric Grenier, Director Analyst, Gartner

Increasingly we see employees asking their organizations for device choices. Combined with supply chain constraints and a hybrid work model, this has many organizations scrambling to support a "bring your own" (BYO) environment while also maintaining the same security controls that they have implemented for their corporate-owned devices. In this session, we will cover what is needed to deploy and secure a BYO environment.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Ask the Expert: Best Practices Building Business Aligned Security Architectures

Richard Bartley, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will help those who want to design security architecture to directly address business needs, addressing all stakeholder needs. The session will cover establishing a strategic architecture upon which logical requirements and specifications can be developed to facilitate security component selection.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: You Can't Patch Them All: Prioritize Your VM Program on What Matters

Steve Santos, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The ultimate goal of patching everything quickly is unobtainable for any organization. The goal leads to a business risk objective that remains unrealized while impacting operation team morale. This session discusses how to prioritize your VM program to obtain measurable risk reductions for your organization.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Roundtable: Technical Insights — Cloud Security Lessons Learned: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Dennis Xu, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Come join your peers for a roundtable discussion on cloud security. Someone might have fixed the issue that you are struggling with, or they might have a better way to automate that security check. You might be evaluating the same CNAPP tool at the moment. Share with your peers your unique cloud security journey.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Security Architecture Live

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Come build a security architecture live in this session. This special session will show you how to build your security architecture from the ground up. We will all be a part of the company ACME and build our security architecture together from the ground up. This will be great for new security professionals who are just starting their architecture and seasoned professionals to get tips and tricks to modify their existing architectures.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Technical Insights — How to Choose the Best EPP/EDR for Your Organization

Eric Grenier, Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations know that EPP and EDR are no longer optional tools in their security stack, but essential pieces in protecting themselves against cyber-attacks. However, how do you go about selecting one for your organization? In this session, you will have the chance to ask a Gartner expert how to choose the best EPP/EDR for your organization as well as discuss the different vendors in this space.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Showfloor Showdown: Security Service Edge (SSE) Vendor Demo Challenge

Dennis Xu, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Let's put SSE vendors to the test in a Showfloor Showdown! Security service edge (SSE) is an emerging technology that secures web, cloud services, and private apps from anywhere. Vendors from CASB, SWG, and ZTNA markets are all marching toward this new market using different approaches. Come watch three leading SSE vendors demonstrate how they address a set of common use cases.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Top 5 Data Security Challenges of 2023

Anthony Carpino, Director Analyst, Gartner

Businesses are turning to data analytics and sharing data with third parties to identify opportunities, improve performance and drive decision making. At the same time the push to the cloud and the fact that structured and unstructured data has been growing exponentially leave lots of room for data theft, compliance violations and waste. In this session we will discuss the top 5 data security challenges facing business today and how to remediate them.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Technical Insights: Top Container Threats and How to Mitigate Them

Thomas Lintemuth, VP Analyst, Gartner

Containers and microservices architectures require DevSecOps, a protection strategy different from traditional VMs with monolithic applications. Technical professionals tasked with securing containers must harden the CI/CD pipeline so that everything that runs through it can be considered secure.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Workshop: Learning the Craft of the Ransomware Dungeon Master

Jon Amato, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Ransomware is a unique threat and demands a distinctive incident response plan. Tabletop exercises, or "role-playing games for security professionals," are one of the best ways of creating those plans. In this workshop, we will work through a series of live ransomware-specific tabletop exercises and help you be the dungeon master your organization needs.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM EDT

Tech Talk Live!

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Eric Grenier, Director Analyst, Gartner

Come attend our Tech Talk live sessions where we will be interviewing Gartner analysts to find out what questions clients are asking in the 1:1 booths, the latest trends in security, and some of the sessions they are most excited about.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Focus on Eliminating Your Cloud Risks With CNAPP

Richard Bartley, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cloud-native application protection platforms (CNAPP) bring together multiple cloud security capabilities to provide multiple layers of protection. Understand the range of security use cases that CNAPP can provide. Learn what CNAPP capabilities are available, which of them are foundational like workload protection (CWPP) and posture management (CSPM) and what innovations vendors offer to differentiate.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: The 3 Big Mistakes Organizations Make When Starting a Threat Hunting Program

Jon Amato, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

"Threat Hunting" — It's an evocative term to be sure. But what does it even mean? And is it right for your organization? In this session, we will explore the topic of threat hunting, how to do it right and when you should consider not doing it at all.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Make CNAPP Central to Your Cloud Security

Richard Bartley, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will help those who are looking to augment their IaaS and PaaS deployments with cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) capabilities. The session will cover what CNAPP capabilities are, what are important fundamental capabilities like posture management (CSPM) and workload protection (CWPP), and what areas vendors are using to differentiate their tools.

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

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Top 10 SaaS Security "Gotchas" and the Mitigation Strategies

Dennis Xu, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

SaaS security is not as straightforward as you think. Not all SaaS apps are created the same. What happens if the SaaS app went down and you do not have a BCP plan? Are you validating if the SSE vendors are delivering what they promise to secure your SaaS? We will discuss the top 10 SaaS security gotchas and how to mitigate these associated risks.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: How to Secure Your APIs From Exploits and Abuse

William Dupre, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

API exploits are an attack vector of choice for malicious actors. In this interactive session, a Gartner analyst will answer your questions on the best ways to secure the growing API landscape.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Technical Insights: SSE 101- How to Secure Web Access, SaaS, and Private Apps With Security Service Edge

Dennis Xu, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Security service edge (SSE) is an emerging market that consolidates CASB, SWG, and ZTNA. We will walk through the key capabilities of SSE and how it helps you to secure outbound web and SaaS access, protect your sanctioned SaaS apps, and provides secure remote access to private applications.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

Roundtable: How to Secure Cloud-Native Applications

William Dupre, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Organizations are looking for strategies to secure their container, Kubernetes and serverless deployments. DevSecOps, policy-as-code and CNAPP capabilities must be considered. This roundtable session would allow you to share your security best practices that enable successful and secure cloud-native deployments.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Technical Insights: Microsoft 365: Office, EMS and Windows 10 Top Security Features to Implement

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will discuss the evolution of Office 365 into Microsoft 365 and the security, identity and compliance features that all organizations must implement. We will discuss third-party options as well as the built-in native Microsoft features along with strengths and weaknesses of each.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Best Practices for Moving From On-Premises Device Management to Modern Management

Eric Grenier, Director Analyst, Gartner

Device security begins with configuration management. This session will cover best practices, considerations and gotchas when moving device management from on-premises to modern device management (UEM) in the cloud. What are the advantages and disadvantages of moving to cloud management for your devices? We will also discuss the management of mobile devices (iOS and Android) with UEM using MDM and MAM.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Technical Insights: The Art of Threat Modeling

William Dupre, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Threat modeling is of vital importance to the organization, even beyond the field of application security. Marshaling the necessary defenses against cyberattacks requires the methods and discipline of the modeling process. This session will review how organizations can take a systematic approach to model threats against a variety of systems and assets.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Ask the Expert: Technical Insights: Office 365 Security Best Practices

Dennis Xu, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Do you have a specific question related to securing your Office 365 environment you want to ask an analyst? Have you read a Gartner research on Office 365 Security and have questions to ask? Come ask your question to a Gartner analyst and walk away with the answer on the spot.

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

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Technical Insights — Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture: The Next Generation of Security Architecture

Patrick Hevesi, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will discuss the reference architecture and dive deep into how to build the cybersecurity mesh architecture (CSMA). We will discuss the evolution of best of breed to the new CSMA, along with pros and cons of each approach. Finally, we will discuss the vendor landscape from larger security vendors with full stacks to open source or distributed CSM solutions.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Emerging Technologies in Security and Risk Management

Mark Wah, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Emerging risks and top security trends are driving innovation in security and risk management. The Gartner Impact Radar for Security highlights new areas in security that are emerging. Which ones should you be focusing on? This session will explore three high-impact emerging technologies in security and risk management.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EDT

Emerging Cybersecurity Market Trends and Growth Opportunities

Neil MacDonald, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will explore key cybersecurity trends and technologies for vendors and technology service providers in information security. For each category explored, we'll provide context for the sizing of the opportunity. customer adoption interest and potential disruptions to existing markets. Examples of technology categories that will be explored include SASE, SSE, Zero Trust, etc.

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Is VDSW a Viable Growth Strategy for Technology and Service Providers?

Mark Wah, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Vendor-delivered service wrapper (VDSW) is a growing trend among key technologies such as data loss prevention (DLP), endpoint detection and response (EDR), and adjacent markets. Managed EDR, which is a subset of managed detection and response (MDR), observed high growth and helped address technology adoption friction. Where can VDSW be applied to meet market needs?

Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

SASE, SSE and SD-WAN — Are We There Yet and Where Do We Go From Here?

Nat Smith, VP Analyst, Gartner

Single-vendor or dual-vendor SASE? Do you really need all parts of SSE? Is SD-WAN confined to branch offices? These are some of the hottest security and infrastructure projects, but there is still too little agreement in the markets. This session will unravel why there is still confusion and what opportunities are opening in front of us.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Build Zero Trust Into Your Product Portfolio

Nat Smith, VP Analyst, Gartner

Buyers want zero trust, but they are confused. Stop contributing to the confusion and start being part of the solution. This session will outline reasons for the confusion and actionable guidance that security vendors can take to improve their portfolio’s ability to support zero trust.

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

How Vendors Can Survive and Navigate Looming Disruptions in the Cybersecurity Market

Neil MacDonald, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

2023 will be disruptive for enterprise and vendors alike. For security vendors, several disruptions will take center stage: selling into economic headwinds, competing with Microsoft, customer preferences for converged security platforms. In this session, we provide specific advice for cybersecurity technology providers to adapt and thrive in this disruptive environment.

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 07:45 AM - 09:15 AM EDT

CISO Circle Breakfast: The Mad Scientist Lab — Cybersecurity Out of the Box & Over the Horizon

Andrew Walls, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Christine Lee, Sr Director, Research, Gartner

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Join this fast paced, interactive session where Gartner's Mad Scientist team will tear apart and tear down edgy topics in cybersecurity to build paths to superior performance and understanding. Three of our most senior, creative thinkers will tackle the most pressing topics in cybersecurity management, ripped from the day's headlines.

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

Monday, June 05, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

CISO Circle Workshop: Gamifying Cybersecurity — A Day in the Life of a Cybercriminal

Lisa Neubauer, Director, Advisory, Gartner

Christopher Mixter, VP, Research, Gartner

Victoria Cason, Principal, Advisory, Gartner

This interactive "gamified" workshop is designed to actively involve senior leaders, board members and business stakeholders to boost their awareness of cybersecurity by flipping their perspectives and looking through the lens of the attacker. This workshop also provides an approach to identifying potential gaps and the actions required to bolster the security efforts of the enterprise.

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Monday, June 05, 2023 / 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

CISO Circle Lunch: Leadership Exchange: Introducing the Gartner Cybersecurity Controls Assessment

Arthur Sivanathan, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Sixty-six percent of CISOs ranked the ability to benchmark their security controls as critical to addressing their challenges. But accomplishing this can be costly and time-consuming. This session will detail how the Gartner Cybersecurity Controls Assessment allows you to benchmark the current state of security controls against your peers, get a baseline for tracking improvements and learn to prioritize controls for greater investment.

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Monday, June 05, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle: Anxiety, Stress and Fatigue, Begone! Mindfulness for the Burnt Out Cybersecurity Leader

Christine Lee, Sr Director, Research, Gartner

Mary Mesaglio, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Cybersecurity professionals work in high-stress, high-burnout environments. CISOs are on 24/7 and have short tenures compared to the rest of the C-suite. Their teams, stretched thin due to talent shortages and never-ending threats, suffer from chronic exhaustion. This workshop will offer practical techniques - rooted in mindfulness - to alleviate anxiety, stress, and fatigue, skills critical to flourishing at work and in life.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 07:15 AM - 08:45 AM EDT

CISO Circle Breakfast: Leadership Exchange: Measure the Real Cost of Cybersecurity

Paul Proctor, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The security budget is only a part of the story describing the real cost of cybersecurity. Other costs include elements like the IT budget, business friction and business partner costs. Measuring the all-in costs for security enables an organization to make better-informed decisions and gain greater control over its security costs.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle: Research Discussion: The CISO’s Guide to Cyber Risk Quantification

Christopher Mixter, VP, Research, Gartner

In this interactive discussion, exclusively for CISO circle participants, you'll network with peers on their cyber risk quantification efforts and discover how to use CRQ to influence business decision making. This session will feature a deep dive into Verizon's CRQ practice, which delivers a trustworthy and empowering guide to risk owners without major investment in new data and skills.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle Lunch: Townhall: How to Nudge People to Care More About Security and Risk

Mary Mesaglio, Managing Vice President, Gartner

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.

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Tuesday, June 06, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle: Workshop: Selling Your Cyber Strategy

Leigh McMullen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CISOs need to do focus on sales every day. Getting your board, stakeholders, allies in IT and even your own people with your agenda, is much easier if we employ the right tools. In this workshop, we'll take a hands on approach as we work a common case and learn the best way to position our agenda.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 07:15 AM - 08:45 AM EDT

CISO Circle Breakfast: Leadership Exchange: The Five Cybersecurity Board Questions That You Must Be Prepared to Answer

Lisa Neubauer, Director, Advisory, Gartner

Board members realize how critical security and risk management are and have started to ask leaders more complex and nuanced questions. Security leaders need to be able to give the board something that they care about and that is meaningful to them. This session helps security and risk management leaders decipher five categories of questions they must be prepared to answer at any board or executive meeting.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EDT

CISO Circle: Roundtable Four Third-Party Cyber Risk Principles That You Must Adopt

Third-party risk management is a very broad and potentially complex topic. This session will give you an opportunity to discuss the principles that CISOs must adopt for more effective management of third-party risk and the common pitfalls to watch out for.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle Leadership Exchange: Employees Don't Need More Awareness, They Need Cyber Judgment!

Christopher Mixter, VP, Research, Gartner

As "citizen development" moves into the mainstream (50% of employees now acquire, adapt or create technology for work), traditional awareness programs focused on 'what not to do' fail in the face of the workforce's "need to do." High-performing cybersecurity functions are pivoting from mere awareness training to building competencies in the broader workforce so that all employees can independently make cyber-risk-informed decisions.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

CISO Circle: Ask the Expert: Ransomware-Essential Advice for Proactive Protection

The real threat is not ransomware itself, but the impact on the business from the sudden elimination or interruption of services or processes. In this Ask the Expert session, attendees will have the opportunity to query Gartner (and one another) on how to effectively protect their business from bad actors and recover in the event of a ransomware attack.

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Wednesday, June 07, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT

CISO Circle Lunch: Town Hall: Why Do Security Leaders Need to Care About Digital Twin of a Customer?

Gene Alvarez, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This is a follow-up to the closing keynote, giving security leaders an opportunity to discuss the need to care about the digital twin of the customer. How to secure a digital twin being used by the business in the real world and the metaverse. How security teams should secure and protect the privacy of digital twins.
How can digital twin be used by security.

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