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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 2018 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.


Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Roles include:
  • Security & risk management
  • Business/IT security alignment
  • IT/OT security integration
  • Governance and policy setting
  • Creating a risk-aware culture
  • People-centric security  
CIOs, CSOs, CISOs, CROs, CPOs and their teams
Roles include:
  • Digital risks in financial services
  • Operational technology risks
  • GRC application strategy
  • Information governance
  • Big data litigation and regulatory risks
Governance, risk and compliance consultants
Roles include:
  • Mobile Application & Security
  • Social Media & Security
  • Consumerization
  • Advanced Targeted Threats  
  • Incident Response
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Addressing Emerging Threat
Network security manager, security executives and directors
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise architects and planners
  • Tecnology Professionals
  • Finance, audit, legal risk managers
  • Compliance managers
  • IT & business strategies & planners
  • Researcher, Investor
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Financial Executives
  • IT vice presidents and directors
IT & Finance executives and professionals

What You Will Learn

  • Gain insights to stay ahead of expanding scopes of responsibility & threats
  • Align security & risk strategies with enterprise objectives
  • Apply the latest techniques to tackle risks in cloud, OT, IoT and IT
  • Maximize enterprise ROI by using the latest BCM and enterprise resilience practices
  • Explore how to maximize your enterprise return on investments by using the latest business continuity and enterprise resilience practices. 

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • 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 solution providers
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group
  • Network With Peers: Interact and share your knowledge and objectives with your peers
  • Earn CPE credits: Earn CPE credits toward ISC2 and ISACA certification programs by attending the summit

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings
  • Ask the Analysts sessions
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Workshops
  • Networking lunches and receptions
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator
  • Exhibitor access at the Solution Showcase
  • Solution Provider Sessions

Learn more about pricing & registration

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here


Our 2018 agenda, which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest Security and Risk Management challenges and priorities, on the basis of your role, experience level and key focus:

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2017 Tracks

A | The CISO & Risk Compliance Program: Leveraging Security and Risk Management to Underpin the Digital Business Transition
B | The Security Program and TechInsights: Building trust and resilience while Enabling execution with real-world technical and tactical insights
C | IAM and Data Security: Beyond the Checkbox: Security, Risk and Privacy

2017 Hot Topics

Hot Topics Track A
  • Establish governance
  • Manage bimodal risks
  • Effectively communicate
  • Security metrics and measures
  • Demonstrate value
  • Improving soft skills
  • Prepare for the future
  • Developing an integrated risk management program
  • Best practices on Security Policy
  • The risk manager of tomorrow
  • Technologies and digital risk
  • Aligning with business outcomes
  • Security Governance Practices
  • Vision and Strategy for Digital Business

Hot Topics Track B
  • Threat landscape
  • Enabling a safer cloud environment
  • Mobile security for digital business
  • Protecting critical data
  • Emerging security technologies
  • IoT, network and endpoint security challenges
  • Building a resilient infrastructure with better attack detection and remediation
  • Access management and fraud prevention
  • Best practices and technologies for security monitoring and response
  • Designing and architecting cloud security
  • Protecting against DDoS attacks
  • Planning and designing for data, email, mobile and endpoint security
  • Application security
  • Advanced Threat Defenses

Hot Topics Track C
  • Digital Trust and Behavior analytics
  • Dynamic Identity Assessment
  • Agile IAM
  • Mastering the politics of IAM
  • Industrialization of IGA
  • Cloud for access management
  • IAM intelligence
  • Fraud Management

Optimize your Experience

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:
  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting  (30 min)*
  • Ask to the analyst sessions*
  • Workshops*
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking lunch, refreshments and receptions

Sign-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. 

Featured 2017 Analysts

  • Claudio Neiva
    Claudio Neiva

    Gartner Research Director and Conference Chairman


  • Felix Gaehtgens
    Felix Gaehtgens

    Research Director


  • Jay Heiser
    Jay Heiser

    Research VP


Claudio Neiva

Claudio Neiva
Claudio Neiva

Gartner Research Director and Conference Chairman

(4 years at Gartner, 19 years industry experience)​
: Claudio Neiva focuses on network security research. He assists chief information security officers and other security professionals in developing network-based strategies for mitigating security threats. Within 16 years of experience in the IT industry, he has held network administration positions at the American Embassy and was a Field Engineer at Enterasys Networks, helping government customers implement reliable and secure networks.
Key issues I can help customers to solve:
  • Provide guidance on security monioring technology selection and deployment
  • Provide guidance on security information and event management (SIEM) systems


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.

  • Learn more about the exhibitor experience. 
  • Contact us to learn more about opportunities to exhibit. 




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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

São Paulo, Brasil


Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2018 will take place at the Sheraton Sao Paulo, WTC Hotel. Please plan your travel arrangements accordingly.

Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel
Nacoes Unidas Ave 12559
Brooklin Novo
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil - 04578-903

Distance to Airports:
Congonhas Airport(CGH)

  • Travel Distance: Approximately 6.0 km/3.73 miles
Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)
  • Travel Distance: Approximately 35.0 km/21.75 miles
Options for getting to and from the hotel include: 
  • Taxi (24 hours), 99 Taxi and Uber
  • Nearest train station: Berrini Station - Travel distance: Approximately: 600 meters