Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014
T.E.N., an information technology and security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations will be accepted now through March 21, 2014 for the 2014 Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Central Awards.
Awards include the Information Security Executive® of the Year, which recognizes executives who have made a positive impact on their organizations through risk management, data-asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security; and the ISE® Project of the Year, which recognizes a project completed during the previous 12-18 months that has had a significant impact on an organization’s risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees meet all appropriate criteria and are based in the U.S. Southeast region, which includes Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
Executives and/or project teams can be self-nominated in addition to entries by supervisors, employees, peers or technology partners. Anyone interested in nominating for the ISE® Central Awards may download the forms here. All nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® judges for review and scoring.
“We are confident many leading organizations in the ISE® Central Region have made significant advancements in their security efforts during the previous 12-18 months,” said T.E.N. CEO & President Marci McCarthy. “We encourage them to join our elite ranks of distinguished ISE® Alumni by submitting a nomination.”
Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards on June 11, 2014 at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Dallas. The Executive Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies and panel discussions. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the awards gala that evening and recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites. Organizations taking part in previous programs have included leading organizations, such as Texas Capital Bank, PepsiCo, Allstate, CNA, J.C. Penney, Sabre Holdings and Heartland Payment Systems.
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.
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.