"As the role of the security executive continues to become more critical, it is vital that there is a network of peers to interact amongst, share best practices with and collaborate on new ways to make our industry even more resilient."
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 08, 2016
T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm announced that nominations have closed for the ISE® Central Awards 2016. Finalists and winners of the ISE® Awards for both Executive and Project categories will be announced at the ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards Gala on May 3, 2016 at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Dallas.
The Information Security Executive® of the Year Award honors exemplary achievement and excellence in the management of enterprise-wide Internet and network security over the last twelve months. Specifically, this award is given to an executive who’s made a significant positive impact on his/her organization through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. Judges evaluated these leading nominees based on the following criteria: responsibilities, aligning security with the business, leadership, future vision, applying innovation and building technology partnerships. Nominees include:
-Marc Crudington, CISO & VP of Information Security, Woodforest National Bank
-Michael Larson, Director, Attack Surface Management, IT Security Operations, Optum, Inc.
-Scott Pettigrew, VP & CSO, HMS
-Patrick Reidy, SVP & CISO, L Brands, Inc.
The Information Security Project of the Year Award recognizes projects and teams who’ve had a significant impact on an organization's risk management or information security posture over the last 12-18 months. This award brings to light the team behind the work. Judges evaluate projects based on scope, defined goals, ability to execute and overall results achieved for the organization. Nominees and their project titles include:
-Aetna: Audit Evidence Locker
-HMS: Building Security Risk Management with HITRUST CSF
-HMS: Physical Access, Surveillance, and Access Governance Program
-US Bancorp: U.S. Bank Enterprise Tokenization Integration Project
Eligible nominees are selected from the U.S. Central region including Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® judges for review and scoring. Judges have the final approval in determining whether an executive or project team is qualified to participate as a nominee at either the regional or national level. Finalists and winners are not announced publicly until the evening of the awards.
The ISE® Central Distinguished Panel of Judges for this year’s awards include:
-James Beeson, CISO, GE Capital
-Eric Fisch, SVP, Information Security, Texas Capital Bank
-Jack Key, CISO, Brinks
-Larry Lidz, CISO, CNA Insurance
-Adam Maslow, Director, Security Compliance, JC Penny
-Kevin Novak, CISO & IT Risk Officer, Northern Trust
“The ISE® Central Awards offer cybersecurity professionals opportunities to benchmark against other leading security programs, while providing a channel for well-deserved recognition and visibility. As the role of the security executive continues to become more critical, it is vital that there is a network of peers to interact amongst, share best practices with and collaborate on new ways to make our industry even more resilient,” said Marci McCarthy, CEO and President of 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. Their flagship program, the nationally acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is the nation's largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include 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 more information, visit http://www.ten-inc.com.
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