Patrick Hevesi

Patrick Hevesi

VP Analyst
Patrick Hevesi is a Vice President Analyst with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) on the Security, Identity and Risk team. He provides critical guidance to CISOs, security architects and managers for more than 400 enterprises annually. Patrick is leading the new Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture(CSMA) topic and vision for the new way of defending against cyberwarfare. His other current security topics include mobile (OS and MTD), cloud (CASB), collaboration (O365) and overall cybersecurity strategy and architecture. He is well known for his deep technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to help organizations defend against the everchanging threat landscape. Patrick is the current Conference Chair for the Gartner US Security Summit as well as a key speaker at Gartner events worldwide. He is well published in both Gartner and leading industry publications such as WSJ, IDG, ZDNet, SearchSecurity, Computerworld as well as numerous security vendor blogs. Patrick has more than 20 years of experience in information security, with roles including CISO, security architect and competitive security lead.
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Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM EDT
CISO Circle: Welcome & Orientation

This orientation session is designed exclusively for CISO Circle attendees to help make Security & Risk Summit the most productive experience. Tips will be provided on how to navigate your way through the exclusive CISO Circle Program as well as the overall conference. Topics will include workshops, CISO luncheons and additional CISO-exclusive sessions, CIO networking and much more with plenty of time for Q&A.

Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
The Future of Cybersecurity Mesh

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 build your security defense in depth architecture to get ahead of the most advanced attacks. We will look at how AI, Augmented Reality and Block chain can factor into your Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture of the future.

Tuesday, June 07, 2022 / 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM EDT
CISO Circle Exclusive: Welcome Reception sponsored by Securiti

Come meet and mingle with your peers in this welcome reception.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT
Guest Keynote: Conversation with John Brennan, Former CIA Director & Senior National Security & Intelligence Analyst

A consummate insider who worked his way up through the ranks to head the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan had a front row seat in the turbulent and tumultuous arena of world affairs for more than three decades.
In this conversation, Mr. Brennan will discuss the role of government in protecting markets in cyberspace, how public and private partnerships can (and need to) evolve to meet the rising threats or cyber criminals and nation state actors. Additionally, Mr. Brennan will share what it’s like to try and drive innovation and security awareness at a board level; pulling all of the above into board level messaging.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Technical Insights: Cybersecurity Mesh Architecture: The Next Generation of Security Architecture

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/distributed CSM solutions

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM EDT
CISO Circle Lunch: The Gartner Pitch Tank — Cybersecurity

Join us for an exclusive LIVE Gartner Pitch Tank session intended to provide an opportunity for senior security leaders to shape the next generation of technology. Emerging startups with potentially disruptive products and services will showcase their innovations to an audience of executives and a panel made up of Gartner Analysts. CISOs will have the chance to disrupt the evolution of technology in cybersecurity and provide constructive feedback to a group of entrepreneurs, in a game-show format.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
Technical Insights: Cloud Security 201: The Quest for the Holy Grail

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 08, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
Case Study: The Journey to Security Executive: Top Focus Areas

There is no single career path to take to become a security executive at a major corporation. However, there are focus areas that can help you prepare for an executive role and be successful in it. Join Tim Rains, Vice President of Trust & Cyber Risk at T-Mobile, as he provides insights from his 25-year career that includes several significant security roles at Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, and T-Mobile.

Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
Technical Insights: Microsoft 365: Office, EMS and Windows 10 — Top Security Features to Implement

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

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:45 PM EDT
CISO Circle Exclusive: Fireside Chat with Alex Stamos

All CISO Circle members are invited to a Fireside Chat with Guest Keynoter, Alex Stamos.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM EDT
Guest Keynote: Cybersecurity, Geopolitics, and Information Warfare in the Modern Age

As a cybersecurity executive who has faced down the challenges of securing huge systems and investigating the actions of America's adversaries, Alex Stamos speaks from experience – drawing from his time leading security at Facebook and Yahoo to share today’s geopolitical drivers for information warfare.

Friday, June 10, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Technical Insights: Mobile Security Strategy 201: Are Your Mobile Devices Secure From the Latest Attacks?

Come see how secure the latest versions of your mobile OSes and devices are against the current mobile attacks. This session will show which operating systems and devices you need to be using along with third-party solutions to protect your organization. We will demonstrate attacks and also discuss the right EMM/UEM, MTD and other mobile security solutions your should be using today

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.