Roberta Witty

Roberta Witty

VP Analyst
Roberta Witty is a Vice President in Gartner Research, where Ms. Witty is part of the Security and Risk Management Programs group. Her primary area of focus is business continuity management. She is the Key Initiative Lead for the Technology, Information and Resilience Risk KI and the Security and Risk Management Leaders KI. She also chairs the Women in IT track for Gartner's annual Security and Risk Management conferences.
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Tuesday, November 03, 2020 06:15 AM|Tuesday, November 03, 2020 07:15 AM
Women in IT 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Survey Analysis: Avoid the Pitfalls of D&I Program Development

The 2019 ITL Research Circle Survey indicates considerable variation in Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs across four regions: North America, Latin America, EMEA and APAC. This presentation will highlight findings from this survey to help security and risk management leaders avoid the pitfalls of D&I program development, implementation and evolution and develop effective programs.

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 08:45 AM|Wednesday, November 04, 2020 09:30 AM
Leadership Vision for Security and Risk Management 2021

The challenges to security and risk management programs range from governmental/political intervention to digital business adoption to the impact of organizational culture of running a business. Security and risk management (SRM) leaders must develop a coherent program based on a clear vision and strategy. This presentation will address:
What constitutes an effective vision and strategy for SRM leaders?
What are the elements of a SRM program?
What are the drivers shaping SRM strategy in 2020-2021?

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 03:30 PM|Wednesday, November 04, 2020 04:00 PM
Part 1: Pandemic Preparedness Briefing

This session will present a 10 step process that organizations should be using to prepare for growing concern over the Coronavirus outbreak becoming an epidemic in-country and pandemic globally. Attendees will hear our latest advice for all roles to take within the organization, including: HR, supply chain, IT, CISO, BCM/crisis management, Finance, Corporate Communications and more.

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 04:15 PM|Wednesday, November 04, 2020 04:45 PM
Part 2: Pandemic Preparedness Briefing

This session is a continuation of Part 1: Pandemic Preparedness Briefing. IT will present a 10 step process that organizations should be using to prepare for growing concern over the Coronavirus outbreak becoming an epidemic in-country and pandemic globally. Attendees will hear our latest advice for all roles to take within the organization, including: HR, supply chain, IT, CISO, BCM/crisis management, Finance, Corporate Communications and more.

Thursday, November 05, 2020 10:45 AM|Thursday, November 05, 2020 11:30 AM
How to Write a Recovery Plan

Recovery plans vary in quality and quantity based on their age ("We have a plan that is five years old"), the experience of the team developing the plan, the type of automation being used or not and more. This session will present best practices for developing recovery plans that actually work in a business disruption.

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