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Manage Risk. Build Trust. Embrace Change.

The premier gathering of security, risk management and business continuity management leaders, Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017 delivers the insight you need to guide your organization to a secure digital business future. The comprehensive agenda addresses the latest threats, flexible new security architectures, governance strategies, the chief information security officer role and more. It’s 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.

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Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is designed for individuals with the following roles and responsibilities:
Roles include:
  • Security & risk management
  • Business/IT security alignment
  • IT/OT security integration
  • Governance & policy setting
  • Creating a risk-aware culture
  • People-centric security
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Roles include:
  • Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
  • IT risk professionals
  • Digital risks in financial services
  • Operational technology risks
  • GRC application strategy
  • Information governance
  • Big data litigation & regulatory risks
Risk Management
Roles include:
  • Chief Privacy Officer
  • Security professionals
  • Identity & access management
  • Security technology professional
  • Business continuity & IT disaster recovery professionals
  • Network security manager
  • Finance, audit, legal risk & compliance managers
Information Security Professionals
Roles include:
  • Cloud computing security
  • Mobile application & security
  • Data security
  • Social media & security
  • Consumerization
  • Advanced targeted threats
  • Incident response
  • Cybersecurity
  • Addressing emerging threats
Technical Professionals

What You Will Learn

  • Gain role-specific strategies, tools and insights to stay ahead of expanding scopes of responsibility and increasing threats
  • Align security and risk management strategies with enterprise objectives 
  • Assure compliance with new regulatory, compliance and privacy requirements 
  • Learn how to apply the latest techniques to tackle risks in cloud, OT, IoT and IT
  • Maximize enterprise ROI by using the latest enterprise resilience practices 

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Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • Ask the Practitioner Roundtables: These roundtable discussions, led by your peer, will enable you to interact with others facing the same challenges to discuss best practices and
    share experiences
  • End-User Case Studies: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Exhibitor Access: Exclusive access to select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Solution Provider Sessions: Sponsor-led sessions feature some of the market's most fascinating solutions
  • Face-to-Face Sponsor Meetings: Discuss your technology requirements with qualified solutions providers
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group 
  • Network With Peers: Hundreds of senior business and IT leaders will convene to interact and share their knowledge and objectives 
  • Gartner CISO Circle: Created exclusively for CISOs, you'll be joined together with the world’s foremost security and risk leaders to share in thought-leading peer networking and information exchange
  • Earn CPE Credits: Earn CPE credits toward ISC2, ISACA and DRII certification programs by attending the Summit

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Ask the Practitioner Roundtables
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Gartner CISO Circle (by application only)
  • Networking lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator
  • Exhibitor access at the Solution Showcase
  • Solution Provider Sessions

Frequently Asked Questions

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The 2017 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit agenda features four comprehensive programs to cover your security and risk management key priorities and challenges. At the conference you'll learn how to embrace change and manage increasing cybersecurity risks.

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Exclusive CISO Circle

The CISO Circle provides chief information security officers (CISOs) an enhanced experience through exclusive presentations and networking opportunities. Participants have the chance to form valuable peer connections, hone their leadership skills and understand how to best advance business objectives with successful IT innovation.

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Agenda Tracks

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  • Track A: Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Program: Paving the Way for Algorithmic Business
  • Track B: Risk Management and Compliance Program: Managing Risk on the Road to Digital
  • Track C: Security Program: Building Trust and Resilience With Agile Security
  • Track D: TechInsights: Security Architecture Track — Real-World Tactics to Enable Secure Digital Business 

Virtual Tracks

Hot topics

  • Cybersecurity and digital security
  • Threat management
  • Context-aware digital trust
  • Adaptive security architecture
  • Data governance, security, classification and loss prevention
  • Application security
  • Safer cloud computing
  • Informed risk governance
  • Security analytics, attack and anomaly detection
  • Identity governance and access management
  • Network security
  • Security awareness and training
  • Impact of IoT on Security

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting
  • Analyst-User Roundtables
  • Ask the Practitioner Roundtables
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Gartner CISO Circle (by application only)
  • Networking lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Gartner Events Navigator
  • Exhibitor access at the Solution Showcase
  • Solution Provider Sessions


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. 

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Featured Speakers

  • Rachel Botsman
    Rachel Botsman

    Global Authority on a New Era of Trust

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  • Glenn Greenwald
    Glenn Greenwald

    Co-Founder of The Intercept; Journalist; Constitutional Lawyer and Best-Selling Author

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  • Claire Pales
    Claire Pales

    Information Security Professional and Coach

    27Lanterns Ltd

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

The 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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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Sydney, Australia


Hilton Sydney Hotel
488 George Street
Sydney, Australia - NSW 2000


The Hilton Sydney is located right in the heart of the Sydney CBD on George Street, close to shopping, entertainment and corporate offices. Just 30 minutes from Sydney International and Domestic airports and only 50m from Town Hall Station, Hilton Sydney is ideally located for business or leisure.

The Hilton Hotel Sydney is offering very competitive rates to attendees from the 17 – 24 August at this Gartner summit. Room rates are $306AUD (room only rate). A credit card is required to secure your booking and prepayment of one night is required. In order to book please click here to be taken to Hilton Sydney’s dedicated booking page. Bookings must be made before 9 August or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. For any queries about hotel bookings please contact Helena Bang at the Hilton Sydney on +61 2 9265 6048 or Helena.bang@hilton.com

Please Note

Due to George Street construction by NSW Government, travel times and routes may alter prior to your attendance at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. For further information on the George St construction please visit the NSW Government website.

Travel Information

The car park for the Hilton Hotel is owned and managed by Secure Parking and is located on Pitt St. Due to one way road systems on George Street, please note that car access to Sydney Hilton is via Pitt Street only. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. Hilton Valet Parking is available ($68 for 24 hours) or enter the car park directly at casual parking rates. 

Hilton Valet Parking is $79.00 for 24 hours and self-parking (special discounted rate) at $55.40 for 24 hours.

MONDAY – FRIDAY (casual hourly rates)

  • 0 min – 30 min $8.00
  • 30 min – 1 hour $29.00
  • 1 hour – 2 hours $68.00
  • 2 hours – 3 hours $79.00
  • 3+ hours $84.00 

Getting to the Hilton Sydney hotel from Sydney International AirportBy TaxiFrom Sydney Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Hilton Sydney hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 minutes and costs approximately $45-$50.By CarEnter Sydney via the Eastern Distributor, take the William Street exit and travel along William Street into Park Street, turn right into Pitt Street. The Hilton Sydney hotel driveway, valet parking and car park are located 50 meters on the left side of Pitt Street. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. There is a secure underground car park located at Hilton Sydney.By TrainAs an environmentally friendly hotel with a focus on sustainability we recommend you take the Train for direct, convenient access to the hotel from the airport and most other locations. There is a Train Station located at both the Sydney Domestic and International Airports with a direct line to the city. Exit the train at Town Hall Station and the Hilton Sydney hotel is located adjacent to the Victoria Galleries, entry via Pitt Street or George Street, Travelling time is around 25 minutes and costs approximately $15 per person each way.By BusFrom Sydney Domestic and International Airports a shuttle bus is available in front of the Arrivals Hall. The cost is approximately $16-$18 per person each way. Advance booking is not required, however for a shuttle bus transfer from Hilton Sydney to the airport pre-booking is required. 

Alternatively for local travel within Sydney to the Hilton hotel, the Transport NSW webpage offers useful information and a travel planner — 131500.com.au