ATLANTA, December 13, 2017 (Newswire.com) - T.E.N., an information technology and security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations will be accepted from Dec. 13, 2017 through March 23, 2018 for the 2018 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. Central territory, 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.
“The ISE® Central region has many exciting, innovative projects and inspiring security leaders that deserve recognition,” said T.E.N. CEO & President Marci McCarthy. “We encourage executives and their teams to consider their work over the past 12-18 months and take advantage of this opportunity to benchmark against other high-caliber programs in the region.”
Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards on May 16, 2018 at the Westin Galleria Dallas in Dallas, Texas. The Executive Forum will include keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and engaging 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.'s website. Organizations taking part in previous programs have included leading companies, such as Aetna, AT&T, HMS, The Ohio State University, and US Bank.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive marketing and networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers in the cybersecurity industry. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.’s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making opportunities for Information Security Executives and cybersecurity solution providers alike. 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. T.E.N. delivers ISE® Private Dinners across 42 major cities throughout the U.S. and Canada to create even more opportunities for Information Security Executives, professionals and security solution providers to Connect, Collaborate, and Celebrate.
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 Aetna, AT&T, Bank of America, Comcast, Cox Automotive, Ellie Mae, HMS, Jabil, PayPal, and SunTrust.