T.E.N. Announces Nominees for the 2013 ISE® North America Awards

T.E.N. announced today the nominees vying for 2013 Information Security Executive® and Project of the Year Awards for North America. Executives include top-ranking decision makers representing national to global organizations in financial services, media/entertainment, telecommunications, health care, government and education, and projects include large scale technology endeavors that address issues of identity and access management, vulnerability management, data loss prevention, application and network security, customer protection and cloud technology.

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ISE® North America Awards recognize information security executives and project teams who have had a significant impact on an organization’s risk management or information security posture.

We are floored by the innovation, ingenuity and leadership exhibited by this year’s ISE® North America nominees.

Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) September 18, 2013

T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today the nominees vying for 2013 Information Security Executive® and Project of the Year Awards for North America. Executives include top-ranking decision makers representing national to global organizations in financial services, media/entertainment, telecommunications, health care, government and education. Projects include large scale technology endeavors that address issues of identity and access management, vulnerability management, data loss prevention, application and network security, customer protection, and cloud technology.

Executives Nominees:
Commercial Category
Darin Adcock, Chief Information Officer, Dowling Aaron Incorporated
Ray Archer, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Scotiabank
David Cass, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Elsevier
Ashley Ferguson, Manager – IT Risk Management, Energen Corporation
Eric Fisch, Senior Vice President, Information Security, Texas Capital Bank
Jeff Haskill, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Flextronics
Peter Hill, Chief Technology Risk & Security Officer, ING U.S.
Steven Jensen, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Ameriprise Financial
Arthur Lessard, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Universal Music Group
Donna Nemecek, VP, Manager Technology Risk Assurance & Senior Informaiton Risk Officer, BNY Mellon
Della Shea, Chief Privacy & Information Risk Officer, Symcor
Bobby Singh, Associate Vice President, Security Program Executive, TD Bank Group
Myrna Soto, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Comcast
Glen Taylor, Vice President, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Academic/Public Sector Category
Connie Barrera, Director of Information Security & Compliance, University of Miami
Gary Coverdale, Chief Information Security Officer, County of Napa
Kevin McKenzie, Chief Information Security Officer, Clemson University
Thomas Schankweiler, Information Security Officer, Center for Medicare & Medicaid, Office of Information Systems
Mike Wood, Executive Director, Recovery Accountability & Transparency Board
Larry Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Massachusetts

Health Care Category
John Sapp, Senior Director, Information Security Product Management & Innovation, McKesson Corporation
Jeff Trudeau, Information Security Officer, Sutter Health

Project Nominees:
Commercial Category
AES, AES Global Cybersecurity Program
Alliance Data,    Embracing Shadow IT
Allstate, Application Security Assurance Program (ASAP)
ARC, ISO 27001 Design, Implementation and Certification
BD, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Program
BNY Mellon, Unstructured Data Governance Project
Celanese, IT Security Transformation
Citi, Workspace Virtualization and Containment for Sourcing Providers
CNA, CNA’s Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Program
Comcast, Remote Workforce Refresh
Comcast, Integrated Security Framework
Comcast, Identity and Access Management
Comcast, Compliance Automation
Comcast, Self-Service Governance, Risk & Compliance Portal
eBay, Predictive Security Intelligence via Centralized Vulnerability Management
Fidelity Investments, Customer Protection Program (CPP)
Johnson & Johnson, Enterprise Vulnerability Management and Web Application Vulnerability Scanning
Khosla Ventures, Khosla Ventures Hacking Exposure
Miami Marlins, Securing Marlins Park with Network Access Control
Scotiabank, QRadar SIEM Implementation for Threat Intelligence and Security Monitoring
Standard Register, Security Program Evolution
Symcor, PCI DSS Implementation Program
Travelclick, Network Segmentation and InfoSec Vault Project
Twitter, Twitter Domain Authentication Service
UBS, Software Security Program
Union Bank, Enterprise Log Management
USAA, Secure Logon for usaa.com
YP, Web Application Security Automation

Academic/Public Sector Category
IRS, Vulnerability Remediation Implementation Process
Kennesaw State University, KSU Central Identity and Access Management Initiative
Pearson eCollege, Securing Application Layer
University of Massachusetts, University Cyber Security Initiative

Health Care Category
BCBS Michigan, Information Security Operations Center
Merck, EngageZone
PharMerica, EPCS for Electronic Prescription Pharmacy Compliance
Sutter Health, Sutter Health Endpoint Encryption Project

Executive nominees are also eligible for the ISE® North America People’s Choice Award, which given to the top candidate selected by peers in the security industry. Cast your vote by Oct. 11 for this year’s winner, visit: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PCvoting_northamerica2013.

“We are floored by the innovation, ingenuity and leadership exhibited by this year’s ISE® North America nominees,” said T.E.N. CEO and President Marci McCarthy. “This is one of our largest, most impressive groups yet and we look forward to celebrating their success.”

The ISE® North America Awards recognize executives and projects, which have made a positive impact on their organizations through risk management, data-asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. Nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® judges for review and scoring.

2013 ISE® North America Judges:
Phil Agcaoili, Chief Information Security Officer, Cox Communications
Tim Callahan, Sr. Vice President, Enterprise Business Continuity & Info Assurance, SunTrust
Roland Cloutier, Vice President, Chief Security Officer, ADP
Stacey Halota, Vice President, Information Security & Privacy, The Washington Post Company
Paul Huesken, Chief Information Assurance Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Charles McGann, Corporate Information Security Officer, United States Postal Service
Tammy Moskites, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Time Warner Cable
Brad Sanford, Chief Information Security Officer, Emory University

All nominees will be recognized at the ISE® North America Executive Forum and Awards on Nov. 6-7, 2013 at the Sheraton Premiere at Tyson’s Corner in Vienna, Va. Finalists and winners are announced at the awards gala and recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites. The event is made possible by megabyte sponsors Agari and Voltage; kilobyte sponsors Stonesoft and Tenable; and display sponsors A10 Networks, AirWatch, BeyondTrust, Good Technology, Invincea and WhiteHat Security. Read more online: http://www.iseprograms.com/north_america.asp.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.’s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making. Its flagship program, the nationally-acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is North America’s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include the T.E.N. Custom Programs and the ISE® Industry Expert Advisory Services, empowering IT solutions providers to gain access to highly credentialed IT business veterans’ expertise. For information, visit http://www.ten-inc.com and http://www.iseprograms.com.

About ISE® Award Program Series
For more than a decade, the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Award Program Series has empowered security executives and their project teams to Connect, Collaborate and Celebrate. Recognized as the industry’s most prestigious IT Security award program, it has become the most anticipated award program for security executives and their project teams. Winners have included executives and project teams from leading organizations such as Nike, The Walt Disney Company, the United States Postal Service, Schlumberger, Texas Instruments, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Equifax, Comcast, PayPal, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Nationwide.

Our distinguished ISE® Judges are past nominees representing a cross section of industries, including commercial, government, health care and academic sectors. For this reason, the ISE® Awards represent the best achievements of the year as evaluated by those regarded as the industry's most influential and successful thought leaders. Coupled with a one or two-day executive summit, the ISE® Awards are held across the country and Canada in major cities including Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Toronto, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The ISE® Awards Program Series has reached more than 10,000 executives across a broad range of industries and has been a major influence in executives’ careers, knowledge sharing, and the development of peer-to-peer relationships.