Speaker Bio

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 Cybersecurity Business Value Benchmark, and digital business transformation. His groundbreaking research in risk, value, and cost (RVC) management helps organizations prioritize and invest in the readiness of technology to support their business and mission outcomes. His work on cybersecurity as a business decision helps organizations prioritize and invest in cyber through protection level agreements (PLA) and outcome-driven metrics (ODM). 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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Monday, October 17, 2022 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT
Townhall: Gartner Opening Keynote

Join us for a townhall style discussion of the Gartner Opening Keynote.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Decision

Boards have no idea how to govern cyber as a business issue. Cybersecurity is now the No. 1 spend item on the technology investment list. Cybersecurity investment is broken because no one can explain the business value of a security control, so we can't have an adult conversation about business investment in security.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT
Security Metrics for Your Board: The Gartner Cybersecurity Value Benchmark

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 building a global benchmark for each.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.