Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014
Marci McCarthy, CEO & President of T.E.N., was recently appointed as an Advisor to the Board of Directors for the Metro-Atlanta ISSA.
In this role, McCarthy brings critical insight and knowledge of marketing, branding and sponsorship best practices to the organization. Her extensive experience in the information security industry will enable her to provide key leadership and expertise to drive the organization’s overall strategy.
“Marci McCarthy is a recognized figure in our industry, and shares our passion to raise the bar for our shared profession,” said Metro-Atlanta ISSA President William Ochs. “Through her company’s programs and her extensive involvement in industry initiatives, she provides keen insight and leadership to security executives throughout North America. We warmly welcome her to the Board of Directors, and thank her for her continued commitment to our profession."
As founder of T.E.N., an award winning technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, McCarthy is responsible for driving the strategic direction of this widely respected, privately held company, remaining deeply engaged with a vast network of IT and information security professionals and solution providers. McCarthy has more than 20 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience, including founding T.E.N.’s flagship program, the Information Security Executive® of the Year (ISE®) Program Series, which is acclaimed by the IT industry as the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals in the U.S. and Canada.
In March of 2012, McCarthy received a congressional citation from Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D-Ga.) in the 4th Congressional District of Georgia for her overall work in fostering greater professionalism in the IT security industry enhancing the efforts of the private and public sectors to protect cyberspace. The citation established March 13 as Ms. Marci McCarthy Day, which her team and industry peers continues to celebrate.
Learn more and connect with Marci McCarthy on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcimccarthy
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
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members. Its primary goal is to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources. The ISSA facilitates interaction and education to create a more successful environment for global information systems security and for the professionals involved.