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Gartner Announces Security & Risk Management Summit 2017

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2017

June 12-15, 2017

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is the premier gathering of security, risk management, and business continuity management leaders. The summit delivers the insight organizations need to secure a digital business future and manage increasing cybersecurity risks. Gartner analysts will address the latest threats, flexible new security architectures, governance strategies, the chief information security officer role, and more. The summit offers a unique opportunity to reinvent security and risk for the digital age based on Gartner’s trusted independent research and practical recommendations.

3,000 attendees in the following security and risk management roles will attend the summit:

  • Chief Information Officers, Chief Security Officers, and Chief Information Security Officers
  • Business continuity and IT disaster recovery managers
  • Governance, risk, and compliance consultants
  • Network security managers

The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit agenda features 6 programs covering security and risk management key priorities and challenges:

  1. Chief Information Security Officer Program: Paving the Way for Algorithmic Business
  2. Security Program: Building Trust and Resilience With Agile Security
  3. TechInsights: Security Architecture Track – Real-World Tactics to Enable Secure Digital Business
  4. Business Continuity Management Program: Transitioning From Recovery to Resilience
  5. Risk Management and Compliance Program: Managing Risk on the Road to Digital
  6. Marketplace for Security Program: Understanding Market Forces, Trends and Disruptors

Keynote Speakers
Guest Keynotes

  • The Cyber Threat – Security Solutions for a Rapidly Changing World: John Brennan, Former CIA Director
  • Critical Elements to Overcoming the Impossible: Lewis Pugh, Ocean advocate, a maritime lawyer, and one of the world’s leading inspirational speakers

Gartner Keynotes

  • Four Scenarios That Will Change IT Forever: Leigh McMullen, Research VP, Gartner
  • Treat Cybersecurity Like a Business Function: Paul Proctor, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

The Solution Showcase
The Solution Showcase will bring together over 2,000 leading technology and service providers highlighting advances in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings, and dynamic presentations. A listing of current exhibitors is available on the Exhibitor Directory.

Venue and Travel Details
The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. Visit the summit’s website for complete venue and travel details.

Full-time journalists from editorial publications are eligible for a press pass. Please contact Amy Forni for details and to register:

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