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Manage Risk. Build Trust. Embrace Change.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018 is a premier annual gathering of security, risk management and BCM leaders. It provides the insight you need to guide your organization into a secure digital business future. This year’s agenda addresses the latest threats, flexible new security architectures, governance strategies, the CISO role and more. It is a unique opportunity to reinvent your approach to security and risk for the digital age based on Gartner’s trusted independent research and practical recommendations.

The Security & Risk Management Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles include:
  • CISOs
  • Security and risk management leaders
  • Chief privacy officer
  • Identity & access management professionals
  • System integrators
  • Technical architects
IT Security & Risk
Roles include:
  • Steering committee members
  • Security Architects
  • Policy management professionals
  • Business continuity professionals
  • Program managers
  • Security training & development managers
  • Communications professionals
  • Local information security office (LISOs)
Corporate Information Security & Risk
Roles include:
  • Cloud Security professionals
  • Security operations managers
  • Application and data security professionals
  • Threat and vulnerability professionals
  • End point and mobility professionals
  • Network security professionals
  • IoT security professionals
IT Security Operations
Roles include:
  • Chief risk officers (CROs)
  • Digital risk officers
  • IT risk professionals
  • GRC application architects
  • Information governance
  • Big data litigation and regulatory risks
  • Finance, audit, legal risk & compliance managers
Governance Risk and Compliance

What You Will Learn

Digital transformation demands a radical new approach to security and risk management. Success requires a dramatic departure from conventional security practices. At this year’s Summit, you’ll learn how to shift to more adaptive, dynamic, people-centric approaches to security, such as using context-based intelligence to build digital trust. You’ll also hear strategies to help you deliver IT resilience, the new standard when it comes to security. Join us to find out how you can address escalating risk exposure while giving your organization the freedom to innovate. 

  • Gain role-specific tools and strategies to stay ahead of expanding scopes of responsibility and increasing threats
  • Align security and risk management strategies with enterprise objectives
  • Assure compliance by learning the new privacy and e-discovery regulations and requirements
  • Apply the latest techniques to tackle risks in cloud, operational technology (OT), the Internet of Things (IoT) and IT
  • Maximize enterprise ROI by using the latest business continuity management (BCM) and enterprise resilience practices 
  • Build a culture that drives security performance through employee engagement

Features & Benefits

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-user roundtables
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator

Frequently Asked Questions

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We're preparing our 2018 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest security and risk topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.

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  • View the 2017 Summit Brochure to see what we covered this year
  • Read feedback from past attendees

Key Take-Aways From the 2017 Conference

More than 450+ attendees participated in on-site benefits, heard the latest security & risk management presentations from the Gartner Research community on today’s most pressing topics, attended workshops run by expert analysts and industry leaders, heard real-life experiences during peer case studies, engaged in analyst-user roundtables and one-on-one meetings with Gartner analysts, and checked out the latest solutions at the Solution Showcase. 
"The event helped in clearing a lot of perceptions, based on the insights provided here I will form a strategy for the organisation."

- Chief Technology Officer IndusInd Bank Ltd

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • One (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst-User RoundTables*
  • Workshops*
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Receptions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Sig n-up to be among the first to receive our 2018 Agenda

* pre-registration required


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 


Highlighted Speakers

  • Tom Scholtz
    Tom Scholtz

    VP & Gartner Fellow


  • John Girard
    John Girard

    VP Distinguished Analyst


  • Peter Firstbrook
    Peter Firstbrook

    Research VP


Conference Chair

Ruggero Contu
Ruggero Contu

Research Director and Conference Chair, Gartner

Ruggero Contu is Research Director in the area of Information Security, where he also acts as backup Agenda Manager and coordinates Gartner forecasting on security. His main area of focus is the worldwide information security software markets, with expanding research also on Internet of Things (IoT)-operational technology (OT) security, cloud-based security, threat intelligence services and endpoint security. His research on security is also developed with a particular focus on regional trends. He has considerable experience in providing advice to security providers to assist them in the design of their optimum go-to-market and messaging strategy.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Security & Risk Management

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

Mumbai, India


Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel 
#2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai 
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400 087 
Tel: +91 22 6692 8888

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel
2 & 3B, Near Chinmayanand Ashram
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 400 087

The Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, a Marriott Luxury and Lifestyle Hotel, is one of the largest convention centers in the city. It is located in close proximity to both the domestic and international airports and also the important business hubs of Mumbai.

Perched on the banks of Lake Powai, the hotel offers a luxury retreat in the heart of India's most vibrant cities.  The hotel features winding walkways, lush gardens and 600 beautifully designed rooms and suites which offer sweeping views of Mumbai.