FedEx and Walt Disney IT Executives to Keynote Information Security Leadership Summit
ATLANTA - January 22, 2008 – Anne Kuhns, Vice President, Information Security & Chief Information Security Officer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) and Denise Wood, Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) will headline the two-day Leadership Summit Featuring the Information Security Executive (ISE®) of the Year Southeast Awards to be held March 13 - March 14, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Kuhns with Disney will kick off the two-day program on Thursday, March 13th and Ms. Wood with FedEx will keynote the closing day on Friday, March 14th. Both speakers will provide insight into the information security industry coupled with their experiences leading the security efforts of two of the largest and most recognized companies in the world.
The extraordinary two-day Leadership Summit is comprised of cutting-edge forums, speakers, panelists and presentations to challenge current thinking and bring to light innovation and forward thinking from the region's top information security and IT executives. The coveted ISE® Southeast Award is presented to a chief security officer or executive in an equivalent position who has made a positive impact in the industry through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. Eligible nominees are selected from the Southeast region, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
"This year's Leadership Summit and ISE® Southeast Awards are must-attend events for any executive responsible for information security or risk management for their organization," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of T.E.N. "The two-day program will be rich in content and provide opportunities for these leaders to discuss their challenges and solutions and also recognize the outstanding contributions of their peers in this industry."