Nominations Schedule

Information Security Executive of the Year Awards

For over a decade, the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Program Series has brought together the top industry leaders from a cross section of industries that include financial services, health care, government, retail, technology, energy, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and education.  Held on a regional and national basis through out the U.S., the ISE® Program Series is the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals.

Schedule 2017

ISE® Southeast Executive Forum and Awards
March 14, 2017 in Atlanta, GA
Nominations: Nov 14 – Jan 27
One day program recognizing the leading IT & security executives and project teams in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards
May 17, 2017 in Dallas, TX
Nominations: Dec 5 – Mar 10
One-day program recognizing the leading IT & security executives and project teams in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards
August 23, 2017 in San Francisco, CA
Nominations: Mar 6 – June 2
One day program recognizing the leading IT & security executives and project teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

ISE® Northeast Executive Forum and Awards
October 2017 in New York City, NY
Nominations: May 22 – Aug 11
One-day program recognizes the leading IT & security executives and project teams in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington DC.

ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards
November 2017 in Chicago, IL
Nominations: July 31 – Sept 29
Two-day summit program recognizes the leading IT & security executives and project teams in the United States and Canada.

"The ISE® Program is the epitome of peer learning and networking. You are consistently surrounded by the best of the best security leaders from around the world. The more that I contribute to the group, the more I get out of it because I constantly learn from the best CISOs on what they consider to be the best and most current practices. It’s made me be a better security leader at the companies that I’ve served", said Phil Agcaoili, Chief Information Security Officer, Cox Communications and ISE® Central Award Winner 2009.

The 2011 ISE® Awards Programs broke previous records and generated many new opportunities for its nominees and participants,” said Marci McCarthy, CEO and president, T.E.N. “The ISE® Programs directly address the need to unite against the growing threat of cyber crime and are designed to open avenues of communication, build bridges to knowledge and broker connections between and among IT and security executives and their firms. The programs function as an idea incubator, provide a channel for research, education and information sharing, speed knowledge transfer: and promote best practices.