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Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2013

09:20 EDT Wednesday, May 01, 2013

(Business Wire) -- Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT):

When : June 10-13, 2013

Where : Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD

Details : After nearly a decade of steady progress toward maturity, IT security and risk management have reached a tipping point. The Nexus of Forces – social, mobile, cloud and information – has unleashed a new wave of change and threats. As these threats and changes transform markets and redefine competitive advantage, this year's Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit delivers the essential tools needed to identify and communicate emerging risks, manage them appropriately and enable business to grow and prosper as securely as possible.

In five complete programs and nearly 150 sessions delivered by more than 50 onsite Gartner analysts, the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit will delve into the entire spectrum of IT security and risk, including: network and infrastructure security, IAM, compliance, privacy, fraud, cybersecurity, big data, BCM and resilience.

Program Descriptions:

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Program
  • IT Security Program
  • Risk Management and Compliance Program
  • Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program
  • The Business of IT Security Program

Virtual and Vertical Industry Tracks: These tracks follow a key trend, hot topic or address industry issues in relevant sessions pulled from across all five conference programs. More information can be found at


*Steve Bennett, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Symantec

*Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 2007-2011; Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Allied Joint Force Command Naples; Vice Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Second Fleet

*Keith Ferrazzi, CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight, author of Who's Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone "Who's Got Your Back - Creating & Developing Great Relationships"

*Gartner Opening Keynote: Gartner analystsPaul Proctor, F. Christian Byrnes, Andrew Walls and John A. Wheeler

*The Gartner Five Year Security and Risk Scenario: Gartner analysts Andrew Walls and F. Christian Byrnes

New in 2013:

Industry Day Perspective Forums: Five sectors are covered in separate tracks that deliver targeted content and industry-specific perspectives for the following – Energy/Utilities, Government, Healthcare, Financial Services and Manufacturing. More information can be found at

Continuing Professional Education (CPE):

As an attendee to this event, any sessions you participate in that advance your knowledge within that discipline may earn you Continuing Professional Education credits from the following organizations:ISC2, ISACA, DRII and IAPP. View details at

The latest security and risk management tools will be demonstrated by over 120 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 #GartnerSEC.

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 a valuable partner in over 13,000 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, USA, and has 5,500 associates, including 1,400 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit

Christy Pettey, 408-468-8312

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