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STAMFORD, Conn., April 6, 2016

Gartner Announces Security & Risk Management Summit 2016

June 13-16, 2016 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Build Trust and Resilience at the Speed of Business

Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2016 provides the proven practices and strategies needed to maintain cost-effective security and risk programs to support digital business and drive enterprise success. Build the trust and resilience needed to seize opportunities, reduce risks, and deploy new security models.

Hot topics to be covered:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Enabling a safer cloud
  • Mobile security for digital business
  • Security and risk strategy
  • Internet of Things, network and endpoint security challenges
  • Crisis/incident command and management
  • Regulatory changes on global business operations
  • Recovery from a targeted cyberattack
  • Transitioning from recovery to resilience
  • Governance, risk and compliance
  • Emerging security technologies
  • Optimizing security information and event management and threat intelligence tools


  • Guest Keynote: Leadership: Taking Charge

    General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.)

  • Guest Keynote: Beyond The Impossible

     Lewis Pugh - Ocean advocate, a maritime lawyer and one of the world’s leading inspirational speakers 

  • Keynote: Digital Ethics: When Saying "I'm Sorry" Is Not Enough

     Frank Buytendijk, VP & Gartner Fellow

  • Keynote: Build Trust and Resilience at the Speed of Business

    - Peter Firstbrook, Research VP

    - Felix Gaehtgens, Research Director

    - Jeffrey Wheatman, Research Director

  •  Keynote: The Risks of Digital Business

     Richard Hunter, VP & Gartner Fellow

The latest solutions and tools will be demonstrated by a number of companies exhibiting at the Summit. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory at:!section_exhibitors

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Members of the media can register for the event by contacting: Viveca Woods at

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