Gartner Announces First Security and Risk Management Summit in the Middle East

What: Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2014, Middle East

When: September 15-16, 2014

Where: Raffles Dubai

Details: The inaugural Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in the Middle East will bring the Gartner analyst and security and risk management community together to deliver the latest research, insights and forward-thinking perspectives found nowhere else.

The event features:

  • New research, trend updates, best practices, long-range scenarios
  • Analyst-moderated user roundtables, user case studies and workshops and solution provider sessions
  • Industry forums focused on Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things, Mobile Security Threats and Trends in 2014, Social Media Risk Management and Compliance Technologies


*Guest Keynote: Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group

*Guest Case Study Speakers: Ayman AL-Issa, Digital Oil Fields Cyber Security Advisor ADAM (Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company) and Dr Saleh Ibrahim Baker Almotairi, Head of Security Audit - National Information Centre, Ministry of Interiors

*Gartner Opening Keynote – Gartner Keynote: Smart Risk: Balancing Security and Opportunity: Eric Paulak, Managing VP Gartner, Paul E. Proctor, VP Distinguished Analyst Gartner and Andrew Walls, Research VP Gartner

The latest security and risk management tools will be demonstrated by companies that will be exhibiting at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available at

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit Web site at

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Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Sony Shetty at

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