Press Release


STAMFORD, Conn., October 6, 2021

Gartner Announces Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2021, Americas, Virtual

What: Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2021

When: November 16–18, 2021

Where: Virtual

Members of the media can register for the conference by contacting

Details: From the COVID-19 pandemic to the string of cyberattacks, recent global events have shown that innovation is essential for enterprises to survive and flourish. But accelerating digital innovation brings new complexity and risk. At the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2021, security and risk management leaders will learn how to enable the enterprise to embrace the technologies of today and tomorrow — and do it in the safest possible manner.

Attendees will join Gartner experts and their peers to share valuable insights on establishing an effective, risk-based cybersecurity program that enables digital innovation to seize the opportunities of the digital future.  

Audience and Topics: The conference will feature 60+ Gartner experts and 100+ research-driven sessions. The audience will consist of CISOs, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, business continuity & IT disaster recovery managers, network security & operations managers, security executives, governance and risk executives and security architects and planners.

The conference agenda features four comprehensive programs and five Spotlight Tracks that take a deep dive into a broad range of topics – from data security and privacy, to threat and vulnerability management and more.

Keynote Speakers

  • Gartner Opening Keynote: “Leadership Repositioning: Defense to Offense,” with Gartner distinguished research vice president Tina Nunno
  • Gartner Keynote: “How to Tell Your Story Like a Pro,with Gartner distinguished research vice president Leigh McMullen
  • Guest Keynote: “Innovation and Resiliency While Remote: Lessons from Wikipedia” with Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia
  • Guest Keynote: “The Future Of Cyberwar: Defending Your Organization In The Fifth Battleground” with Tarah Wheeler, Strategic Technical Security Leader

Exhibit Showcase: The virtual Exhibit Showcase at the Security & Risk Management Summit will bring together leading technology and service providers highlighting the latest cybersecurity tools. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

Registration: Full-time journalists from editorial publications are eligible for a press pass. Please contact Meghan Rimol for additional details and registration requests:

Social Media: Join the discussion on social media using #GartnerSEC.

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