Ben Tomhave

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Ben Tomhave is a Research Director with Gartner for Technical Professionals. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management (Information Security Management concentration) from The George Washington University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), co-chair of the American Bar Association Information Security Committee within the Section of Science & Technology, former board member at large for SIRA (, and a member of ISSA (NoVA chapter). He is a published author and an experienced public speaker, including recent speaking engagements with RSA USA, the ISSA International Conference, Secure360, RVAsec and RMISC.

How to Achieve Success with Cyber Risk Assessment and Analysis

Technical professionals are frequently asked to lead or participate in risk assessments or risk analysis, as well as to provide recommendations for the best approach an enterprise should adopt. Unfortunately, there has been little guidance (outside of expensive consultants) on how exactly to achieve success in this area. Until now. On the basis of recent Gartner research, this session provides guidance for achieving success with cyber risk assessment and analysis.