Expand cybersecurity, privacy and risk awareness


In the Digital Age, IT Security is Everyone's Business


Find out how you can shift organizational culture to improve cybersecurity, privacy and business resilience at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019. You’ll learn leadership and communication skills to get business leaders on board making security and risk enterprisewide priorities.


This is the year’s most valuable information update and networking opportunity for CISOs and security, risk and resilience professionals. Get a comprehensive update on cybersecurity threats and solutions. Hear new best practices for cloud security, AI, IoT, blockchain, DevOps and other challenges. Advance your IT security and risk strategy to support digital business. Join us to craft your security and risk plan to improve resilience, accelerate innovation and drive business growth with the entire organization behind you.

Meaningful networking

Interact with more than 3,500 of your peers to gain firsthand insight from those facing similar challenges to yours.  View Networking Opportunities.

How-to guidance

Pose tough questions and hear the latest research and recommendations from 60+ Gartner analysts, guest experts and peers. View Speaker lineup.

Real-world solutions

Explore the latest technologies changing the security and risk landscape. Meet with technology providers to assess options, demo solutions and solve your pressing problems. Preview Exhibitors.

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Explore the 2019 Agenda

Discover 5 programs with over 120 sessions delivering insights on the challenges most critical to security & risk leaders. 

Program A
Leadership and  Strategy
Digital business presents CISOs with new challenges: they must understand the goals of the business, quickly identify and assess the associated risks, and recommend solutions in business terms. Learn how to hone your skills as an effective communicator, facilitator, problem solver and business leader.
Program B
Trends and Capabilities 
Get practical methods and long-term strategies to build a more trusted, resilient environment for digital business, and to support a more-agile-than-ever IT organization. As the threat landscape changes, learn how to evolve security programs without neglecting legacy infrastructure.
Program C
Risk and Resilience
New investments are being made to bolster security, privacy, safety and reliability in the digital business ecosystem. The digital risk management team must find ways to ensure business resilience while balancing regulatory expectations. Learn about the risks and complexities to expect in transitioning to digital business. 
Program D
Architecture & Operations
Demands on information security and IT risk practitioners are increasing. Focus on next steps and the technical and tactical insights that enable adaptable and scalable architectures and solutions in rapidly changing IT and business environments.


Program E
Security Markets 
The Security Markets program provides insights to understand trends and dynamics in the marketplace. Learn how to create differentiated value as the security market evolves, identify future growth opportunities and understand the mindset of security buyers.
CISO Circle
Tailored to the specific needs and perspective of chief information security officers (CISOs), the Gartner CISO Circle brings together the world’s security and risk leaders for incisive discussions on what matters in security now and what changes lay ahead. 


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Cloud Security
Cloud security remains a top concern of security and risk management leaders. The rapid adoption of cloud services has created an explosion in complexity and unmanaged risk. At this year’s conference, you’ll find content on cloud security architecture, cloud risk management, cloud application and container security. You’ll walk away with an understanding of the unique challenges and growing body of practices, products, and services for maintaining security and regulatory compliance within public and hybrid clouds.
Diversity & Inclusion
We invite you to join us for a rare opportunity of collaboration and learning sessions designed to target workforce behavior over attitudes and identify and eliminate bias within processes. In addition to the recommended sessions, you’ll have access to networking opportunities and small, facilitated workshops and roundtables open to attendees who want to exchange ideas, build relationships, and address similar challenges and interests, face to face.


Don’t miss these hot topics!

Mobile security for digital business

People-centric security strategies

Risks and opportunities of smart machines, AI, IoT

Agile strategies to secure digital business

Adaptive security architecture

Protecting vital infrastructure

Enabling safer cloud computing

Informed risk governance

Business resilience

Data security and risk governance

Privacy and data security

Cybersecurity, threat management and context-aware digital trust

Find solutions for your most pressing security needs.

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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD

Getting Here


Located on the Potomac River, just steps from the shopping and entertainment of National Harbor