Speaker Bio

Paul Proctor
Gartner Keynote

Paul Proctor

Distinguished VP Analyst
Paul Proctor is a VP and Distinguished Analyst, and former Chief of Research for Risk and Security at Gartner. He leads CIO research for technology risk, cybersecurity and digital business measurement. Mr. Proctor advises CIOs, executives and boards to manage risk and balance the needs to protect with the needs to run their business. Mr. Proctor's coverage includes board reporting, outcome-driven metrics, risk management, the Gartner business value model, and digital business transformation. His groundbreaking research in risk, value, and cost management helps organizations prioritize and invest in the readiness of technology to support their business and mission outcomes. In 2016, he was appointed to the University of California Cyber Risk Advisory Board by former Secretary of Homeland Security and UC President, Janet Napolitano.
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Wednesday, June 08, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
CISO Circle Workshop: Building Risk, Value, and Cost Charts for Cybersecurity

Your executives only care about risk, value, and cost. Why would you speak to them about anything else? This workshop will walk through the steps of identifying business processes and outcomes, aligning supporting technology stacks, and creating outcome-driven metrics to put cybersecurity in a business context.

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
The Top 10 Cybersecurity Value Metrics Every Organization Should Use

No one can tell you what your metrics should be … until now. Gartner has developed and vetted a prioritized list of metrics to describe the value of your cybersecurity program to satisfy the most challenging audiences including your board, CFO, COO, customers, partners and regulators. And we are working on benchmarks for each.
- What cybersecurity metrics should I measure?
- How can I use metrics to drive governance?

Thursday, June 09, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT
CISO Circle Leadership Exchange: Mock Board Presentation - The Three Stages of Reporting Cybersecurity to Your Board

Almost 100% of leaders have now reported to their board/executives at least once in the last two years. In some industries, quarterly reports are standard. In others, board members have dedicated cybersecurity committees overseen by board members. Attendees should expect the following:

1) Insights to the Three Stages of Board Reporting At Every Organization
2) A Mock Security Board Presentation by Gartner’s Board Experts.
3) An interactive discussion that highlights new techniques, nuances and dynamics to consider

Friday, June 10, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Gartner Closing Keynote: Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Investment!

Gartner introduces our cybersecurity value delivery benchmark. Cost and value are the levers that drive every business outcome, except cybersecurity…until now. Measuring and reporting cybersecurity value delivery and establishing a standard of care accrues many benefits and shifts the landscape in cybersecurity investment and board governance. In this keynote, Distinguished Gartner analyst, Paul Proctor, will share how this new standard will incentivize appropriate investments and execution leading to improved protection levels globally.

Friday, June 10, 2022 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Fireside Chat with Equifax: Evaluating Cyber Risk in the Boardroom

Join Equifax Board Member, John McKinley and CISO Jamil Farshchi in a Fireside Chat to discuss how they help their board members better understand cyber risk in a way that's more transparent, measurable, and easier to consume. This chat will be moderated by Gartner VP Distinguished Analyst, Paul Proctor.

Friday, June 10, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT
Cybersecurity in Times of Conflict

Just as COVID transitions from pandemic to endemic, the world is now gripped by the reality of hybrid warfare where kinetic actions may be local to the conflict, but cyber can impact anyone, anywhere. Many organizations, particularly ones in critical infrastructure sectors may be impacted either directly or indirectly. This session will cover the most pressing cybersecurity concerns as the situation unfolds and how organizations should build capabilities to deal with future conflicts.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.