Security Guild vs Security Champions

When creating horizontal security teams across multiple teams or squads, there are two models that have gained some traction: Security Guilds and Security Champions.


This working session will discuss common terminology and workflows, as it is important that industry agrees on and recognises the distinctions between Security Guilds and Security Champions.


  • What are the best definitions of Security Guilds and Security Champions?
  • How different are they?
  • Should Security Champions be part of a Security Guild?
  • Should they be merged?
  • Should we agree on one concept and push it has an industry?


The target audience for this Working Session is:

  • Security Champions
  • CISOs
  • Agile practitioners

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