Paul Proctor

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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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Develop Successful Metrics to Win in the Turns

Metrics should inform better decision making. “Business alignment” is spoken about frequently, but execution is challenging throughout the Gartner client base. Key risk indicators (KRIs) should have defensible causal relationships to business impacts and present leading indicators to decision makers. Gartner has developed a methodology to integrate risk and corporate performance that helps achieve these goals.

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM EDT
Seven Reasons More CEOs Will Be Fired Over Cybersecurity Breaches

Using the Senate Testimony of former Equifax CEO Richard Smith, Gartner presents a timeline of events and a current analysis of factors that put senior non-IT executives at risk following a cybersecurity event. Learn how defensibility and corporate culture are key attributes when developing a cybersecurity program that balances the needs to protect with the needs to run your business.

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
A Decision Model to Optimize Risk and Value

Risk management leaders should optimize risk and value in a business context through the lens of key stakeholder needs. Doing so will strengthen business cases, funding requests, committee reviews and board reporting to support the achievement of business outcomes.

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