Gartner Research

How to Design a Security Champion Program

Published: 25 February 2020

ID: G00465740

Analyst(s): Richard Addiscott , Brian Reed


Security champion programs enhance the delivery and embedding of key security messages across geographically and structurally dispersed organizations. Security and risk management leaders should design these programs to gain and maintain enterprise support and to maximize program effectiveness.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Link Security Champion Program Outcomes and Business Leader Objectives
  • Identify Employees That Have Demonstrated Security Aptitude
  • Foster a High-Performance, Inclusive Security Champions Environment by Developing Principles and Rules of Engagement
  • Determine How Security Champions Will Be Assessed

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