Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

26 – 27 February 2024 | Mumbai, India

Cybersecurity: Business-Aligned.

As digital business transformation pervades the enterprise and “digital” becomes essential to get every job done, security and risk leaders must become the change agent driving secure digital transformation. No longer focused solely on defense, the security organization becomes a proactive business partner, anticipating and managing security risks in pursuit of enterprise excellence.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit helps security and risk management leaders and practitioners to continuously improve the flexibility and responsiveness of security risk management techniques and technology to achieve mission-critical objectives.

Join Gartner experts and your community of CISOs and Senior IT security and risk management executives at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2024 in Mumbai, to participate in interactive and collaborative sessions, share experiences and access personalized tools to equip you with a detailed plan to support your mission-critical priorities.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit addresses the strategic needs of IT security and risk management leaders and their teams.

Define your strategy for agility and resilience in uncertain times:

  • Effectively balance the increasing volume, variety and speed of security and risk decisions.
  • Successfully communicate security risks, challenges and opportunities to senior executives.
  • Assess and transform security programs to become digital business enablers.
  • Prepare for continuous change in the technology and threat landscape. 
  • Overcome the barriers of organizational culture, resources and talent to grow and scale your digital initiatives. 

Develop security programs to respond to emerging threats and advanced attacks as you:

  • Balance real-world risks with business drivers such as speed, agility, flexibility and performance
  • Develop and maintain effective security governance across the organization
  • Establish key metrics and indicators to measure the effectiveness of security programs
  • Anticipate the emergence of advanced attacks that evade traditional security

Target the risks that matter most in the race to the digital future:

  • Build an effective risk management program when investing in digital business.
  • Evolve your risk management practices to stay on top of emerging and enterprise risks.
  • Successfully align risk appetite with business objectives.
  • Use metrics effectively to understand changes in risk exposure.
  • Effectively manage third-party risk.

Gain critical insights to sustain effective identity and access management (IAM) programs to provide the right access to the right people — and identify the leading providers of IAM products and services to benefit the organization.

  • Align with business expectations to get buy-in and continued support for IAM programs and policies. 
  • Measure and communicate the value of the IAM program and move from cost center to revenue generation. 
  • Integrate IAM initiatives with established business processes and policies that affect customers and the workforce. 
  • Understand the fast-evolving IAM technologies and vendors, and cut through the hype of artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things to leverage the right solutions. 
  • Manage the complexity and specific risks associated with cloud migration and cloud-based IAM solutions. 

Select and architect effective security and risk solutions:

  • Understand how the characteristics of digital business impact security architecture practices.
  • Enable a tighter alignment between security and business.
  • Develop security architecture frameworks to address compliance demands and evolving IT.
  • Gain insight into the increasingly complex market for security and risk management technologies and services.

Protect critical assets:

  • Develop new best practices to secure new enterprise network edges.
  • Keep pace with the changing technology application landscape and evolving data protection regulations.
  • Balance the imperative to rapidly modernize applications with the requirement to protect them.
  • Respond to the challenges of securing sensitive data while expanding the use of cloud services.

Network with experts and peers

At Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, attendees have the opportunity to connect with Gartner experts and chief information security officers (CISOs) and security and risk management leaders. Meet one-on-one with Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your mission-critical priorities.

Build new relationships, broaden your perspectives and uncover ways to solve problems alongside other security and risk leaders. When you engage with like-minded peers, you find opportunities to share your ideas and experiences.


  • Roundtable sessions:* Join your security and risk management peers from leading organizations and various industries to discuss relevant topics inspired by the latest research in these small-group sessions, moderated by a Gartner expert. 
  • End-user case studies: Detailed and documented case studies, by Gartner invitation, reveal lessons from your peers during their own organization’s implementations.
  • Peer conversations: Join peer-to-peer discussions organically throughout the conference. With over 300 attendees consisting of CISOs and security and risk management leaders, discover how others are tackling the challenges you face every day. 

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only; space is limited.

Prioritize what to accelerate, unlock resources for digital investments, make meaningful cultural changes and so much more. No matter where you are on your digital business acceleration journey, we’re here to help you get to your destination faster — with confidence.


Lean back and listen

Expect the best speakers, brightest minds and the latest big ideas. These sessions provide the inspiration and actionable insight to transform your most critical priorities into business results.


  • Guest speakers: Attendees hear firsthand experience from guest keynote speakers and guest speakers from top organizations.
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant™ sessions and Market Guides: Explore the Gartner Magic Quadrant™ methodology that helps attendees understand how well technology providers are executing against their stated vision.
  • Solution Provider sessions: When you’re looking to address a specific issue, these strategic roadmap presentations and user-case studies provide real-world advice. 

Lean in and engage

Facilitated by Gartner experts, these sessions challenge attendees to solve problems together, exchange their viewpoints and get to the core of the business imperatives that drive you and your peers.


  • The CISO Circle:* This Gartner exclusive is a dedicated program within the overall agenda designed for chief information security officers and those serving in the CISO role. Participants have the opportunity to explore new strategies, share innovative ideas, grow their community of peers and gain special access to Gartner experts in unique and highly educational, interactive sessions.
  • Workshops:* Small-scale and interactive, in these sessions, attendees collaborate with peers by taking the most important topics and learning how to apply them to their business.

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only. 

Our objective Gartner experts help you advance your most critical priorities through industry-leading insights, guidance and tools. Tap their unique expertise to make faster, smarter decisions. 

Gartner one-on-one meetings:* Meet one-on-one with Gartner experts for tailored advice to help you achieve your most critical priorities. These popular meetings offer you the undivided attention of a Gartner expert who listens and guides you on the matters most critical to your success.

Ask the Expert sessions:* These topic-driven sessions provide a more intimate discussion forum, featuring one Gartner expert and end-user peers posing questions.

*Preregistration is required. These sessions are available to end users only; space is limited.

Great conference, many key take-aways that I’ll bring back to my organization. I really liked the CISO Circle and the opportunity to network with CISOs across various industries and our shared experiences.

Deepak Bhosale

Chief Information Security Officer, Asian Paints

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    Tracks at a Glance

    Access the latest Gartner research specifically designed to help security and risk management leaders improve and advance security capabilities to support the enterprise’s digital growth. Each track has a particular area of focus to help you deliver on what matters most to you and your organization.

    Track A

    Cybersecurity Leadership

    Faced with a fragmented, interdependent world, cybersecurity leaders have less control over decisions around cyber risk than ever before. This track gives you practical guidance on managing security teams and stakeholders through the evolving threat landscape.

    Track B

    Cyber and IT Risk Management

    This track covers risks relevant to privacy, supply chains, and cybersecurity. Learn how to communicate value, correlate risk data to automate control monitoring, and enable decision-making for the right outcomes.

    Track C

    Infrastructure Security

    This track will delve into the evolving landscape of infrastructure security solutions, from managed and unmanaged endpoints to the rapidly evolving network requirements to support cloud workloads and remote workspaces.

    Track D

    Application and Data Security

    New technologies mean new threats and an increasing attack surface, not all of which are visible by the teams responsible. This track will explore the latest developments, future roadmaps and new approaches to traditional application and data security problems

    Track E

    Cybersecurity Operations

    Security operations (SecOps) is a crucial component of an effective security program. Security operations technologies and services defend IT systems from attack by identifying threats. This track will help security and risk management leaders increase business resilience through effective threat and exposure visibility, response planning, and risk prioritization for your organization.

    CISO Circle

    The CISO Circle*

    The CISO Circle curates Gartner's best insight and guidance in highly interactive sessions purpose-built to improve your performance against the four core components of CISO effectiveness: executive influence, future risk management, workforce architecture and stress management. (*Application is required.)

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