Speaker Bio

Paul Furtado

Paul Furtado

VP Analyst
Paul Furtado is a veteran in the IT industry. He has held roles such as CIO, VP of IT and CISO in private industry before joining Gartner. Currently he serves as a Vice President, Analyst at Gartner where he is responsible for providing insights into cybersecurity trends, threats, prevention and governance. In his current role, he helps Gartner clients around the world develop and enhance their cybersecurity programs. Paul is regularly called upon for his expertise in Ransomware, Insider Risk and Executive Cyber Risk Awareness.
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Monday, October 17, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Partnering With Public Cloud IaaS Providers (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Program)

Cloud strategies within midsize enterprises are influenced by budget, application architectures and resource constraints. Midsize enterprise CIOs can benefit in all these areas by learning from peers in other midsized organizations. Bring your questions about working with cloud providers for an interactive discussion.

Monday, October 17, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
MSE CIO Workshop: How to Create a Cybersecurity Program (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Program)

This session will help you prepare a midsize guide to starting a formal cybersecurity program . This session is tailored for midsize organizations that are starting or have nascent security programs. This workshop will provide you with a framework to develop a structured security program within your enterprise. This session is in interactive and will feature group discussion and exercises.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Ransomware Is Changing — Are MSE CIOs Ready?

Bad actors have modified their tactics and as a result introduce new risks to midsize enterprises. Attendees will learn about the current methods being used and how to best protect their organizations against them.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Ransomware is Changing — Are Midsize Enterprises Ready? (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Program)

Ransomware attacks have been morphing. Techniques used by the bad actors are changing. Bring your questions, and learn from those posed by your peers, to this interactive session as we explore tactics being used and how to best defend against the changing landscape.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: Presenting Cybersecurity to the Board of Directors

Presenting security to board of directors is becoming a requisite part of IT leadership. Attendees to this session will be able to ask about best practices in articulating the security posture of their organizations to the executive leaders.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.