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Gartner Announces Security & Risk Management Summit 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011

Gartner Announces Security & Risk Management Summit 201109:00 EDT Monday, April 25, 2011 (Business Wire) -- Gartner:When: June 20-23, 2011 Where: Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD Details: TheGartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2011 is the premier conference and meeting place for IT and business executives responsible for creating, implementing, and managing a proactive and comprehensive IT strategy for information security, risk management, compliance, business continuity management, IT disaster recovery, and business resiliency. The event features: Four distinct programs covering IT security, risk management and compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery, and the role of the CISO — build a custom agenda drawing on the topics of interest across all four, or attend sessions in a single program More than 100 drill-down sessions presented by 40 Gartner analysts Analyst-moderated user roundtables, workshops, user case studies and workshops New research, trend updates, best practices, Magic Quadrants, long-range scenarios Continuing professional education where you can earn CPE credits toward ISC2, ISACA, and DRII Certification programs. A complimentary invitation-only CISO program available to a limited number of qualified CISOs Keynotes:*Valerie Plame, “Outed” CIA Operations Officer and Best Selling Author of Fair Game and Joe Wilson, Former US Ambassador & Author: Fair Game: Intelligence, Integrity, Security and Counterproliferation *Michael Chertoff, Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Co-Founder and Managing Principal, The Chertoff Group*David Pogue, Tech Columnist, New York Times: Disruptive Tech: What's New, What's Coming, How It Will Change Everything and is it Secure? *Col. Lindley Johnson, USAF (retired), Near Earth Objects Observations Program Executive, NASA: Preparing for Planetary Defense The latest security and risk management tools will be demonstrated by nearly 100 companies that will be exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current sponsors is available on the Exhibitors page at For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Web site at Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerSecurity. Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at About Gartner Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is the valuable partner to 60,000 clients in 11,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has 4,400 associates, including 1,200 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit   GartnerChristy Pettey,