The CISO Circle

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

The CISO Circle provides targeted research and exclusive networking as well as workshops and exclusive presentations for CISOs. Join us to form valuable connections with other CISOs, hone your leadership and communications skills and learn how to advance business objectives with leading-edge advice from a variety of security experts and renowned thought leaders from the IT world and beyond.

What's included:

The CISO Circle provides senior security and risk leaders with an exclusive environment to:

  • Discuss the expanding role of the CISO
  • Influence key stakeholders
  • Expand your communication skills
  • Better articulate the value of security to the business
  • Build successful business metrics for technology risk
  • Expand your network of peers

How to Qualify for the CISO Circle:

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit attendees can apply to the Gartner CISO Circle. All qualified registrants will be considered and will be granted confirmation based upon qualifications defined below and space availability. The program has limited capacity to facilitate the interactive, collaborative content.

The qualification criteria are:

  • CISO or executive management-level security and/or risk decision maker for an enterprise-wide program or business unit with revenue of more than $250 million
  • Chief information security officer or equivalent level executive from a public-sector (government, education, and not-for-profit) organization with more than 1,000 employees

How to apply

You can apply to the program as part of the online registration process. When you register online, simply select “Yes” when asked within the Event Specific Questions section, “Are you a Chief Information Security Officer, or the most senior security executive in your organization?”