How Gartner Works with CISOs

Insights, guidance and tools to help CISOs and their teams achieve better performance on mission-critical priorities

How we support your priorities

Develop and execute an optimized strategy and operating model

Benchmark and assess 30 core cybersecurity processes to improve maturity and operations.

Rightsize investment in controls

Prioritize investment in the right security controls to optimize your budget while minimizing enterprise risks.

Improve personal effectiveness

Identify and measure behaviors to enhance your success.

Communicate risk and value to stakeholders

Get buy-in from the C-suite and board of directors with proven toolkits designed exclusively for security leaders.

Guidance on mission-critical areas

The Gartner Priorities Navigator™ represents mission-critical areas where Gartner provides supportive, expert advice and tools to cybersecurity leaders and their teams.

For Chief Information Security Officers

Gartner provides insights, tools and guidance to support three key needs of CISOs: optimizing cybersecurity programs, working with business partners to demonstrate the value of their initiatives and meeting the daily cybersecurity needs of the organization.

How Gartner delivers value to CISOs and their teams

Gartner supports the mission-critical priorities and development needs across your entire team.

Leader seat

  • Gartner for CISOs content and tools, including the Daily Security Briefing

  • Ability to initiate inquiries 

  • Executive Partner support*

  • VIP access to a Gartner conference

  • Peer Community and exclusive CISO Peer Community access 

*For select premium products only

Team member seat 

  • Gartner for CISOs content and tools

  • Ability to initiate inquiries​

  • Daily Security Briefing​

  • Peer Community access​

  • Access to a Gartner conference

Technical domain architects

  • Tech-focused insights to support tactical cybersecurity initiatives​

  • Ability to initiate tech-focused inquires​

  • Access to a Gartner conference

What’s included

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Access our team of 2,500+ research and advisory experts who guide leaders like you to achieve their mission-critical priorities.

Top Gartner experts will provide you with insightful and targeted research along with regular check-ins. In an ever-changing operating environment, you'll have the ability to connect with a Gartner expert whenever priorities shift or as new issues arise.

Join other security leaders and their teams to learn about the latest trends, validate strategies and share best practices.

Obtain tangible next steps for priority initiatives, such as establishing an agile security program; fostering a human-centric, security-conscious culture; devolving risk ownership; and establishing a new, simplified cybersecurity mesh architecture.

As a Gartner for CISOs leader, you will automatically have VIP access at the conference, including:

  • Early access to schedule restricted sessions and expert meetings 
  • Exclusive access to a private Member Lounge
  • Members-only networking reception to connect with a community of your peers*

Available in NA and Europe only

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024

3 – 5 June 2024 | National Harbor, MD

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024

12 – 13 February 2024  |  Dubai, UAE

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024

26 – 27 Feb 2024  |  Mumbai, India

Connect how you want and when you want to learn from your peers who have faced the very same challenges you’re facing and will help you get fast, actionable answers. As a Gartner Client, you will also gain exclusive access to features such as Peer Finder, which enables you to connect with similar leaders based on your specific needs. Join more than 100,000 leaders to build your network and gain insights from real-time discussions, member-generated polls, and peer-led insights.

Gartner offers optional consulting services to help CISOs deliver faster business impact.

Gartner Consulting supports security and risk executives leading technology-driven strategic initiatives. Our team leverages the power of our actionable, objective insight to support and further your progress.

With recommendations anchored in Gartner research and customized for each client, Gartner Consulting can integrate with and become an extension of your team.

See how Gartner Consulting has supported client business outcomes: Client Success Story: AstraZeneca and Client Success Story: Vodafone

“The collaborative nature and partnering between our staff and the consulting team made this engagement successful.”

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What are the benefits?

Improve leadership effectiveness

Receive personalized advice on how to better use your strengths. Discover quick, actionable steps you can take to enhance your performance.

Stay future-focused 

The Gartner Daily Security Briefing provides pressing headlines and a cross-industry, global summary of the most recent threats and security news of the day.

Assess your performance

Measure your controls maturity against peers and standard frameworks using the Gartner Cybersecurity Controls Assessment.

Accelerate the tech buying process

Streamline your path to better purchasing decisions via contract and proposal reviews.

Mitigate data breaches

The average data breach costs millions of dollars. Leverage Gartner tools and research to prepare, manage the incident and move on.

Optimize your spend and reduce risk

Confidently manage your tech life cycle with Gartner BuySmart™.

Drive stronger performance on your mission-critical priorities.