Round-up: Gartner IT Security Summit

Risk management has been the main theme of this year’s Gartner Security Summit in London.

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Risk management has been the main theme of this year’s Gartner Security Summit in London.

IT security specialists from end-user companies presented alongside Gartner analysts on how manage risk and reduce potential damage.

Catch up on all the key news from the event:

Unilever says risk model is paying dividends

Unilever is benefiting from presenting IT risk in terms the board can understand

Firms need structured security policies, says Gartner

A structured security policy written in clear language is 'essential' to addressing all levels of employees

Water firm warns on disconnect between IT and business risk

United Utilities, the water and electricity utility, has warned that quantifying and presenting IT risks in ways that are meaningful to the wider business strategy remains difficult to achieve in sectors such as utilities.

Analysts urge caution as consumer devices enter workplace

IT security professionals need to take steps to properly manage how employee-owned consumer devices are used in the workplace

'Manage your IT risk or lose your good name' – Gartner

Businesses must properly manage IT risks or face heavy damage to their strategic plans and their reputation, said Gartner.

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