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Information Security Leaders to be recognized at the ISE® West Awards Gala 2008

ATLANTA - August 12, 2008 - Today the nominees for the ISE® West Executive and Project of the Year Awards 2008 was announced.

The awards recognize excellence in the field of information security, risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and network security. The nominees, finalists, and winners will be celebrated at the spectacular ISE® West Awards Gala held on the evening of Thursday, September 18, 2008 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

These outstanding candidates represent the ISE® West Region, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

In addition to the awards, the nominees and executives participate in the 2-day Leadership Summit, which fosters interaction and peer-to-peer information exchange for industry members to establish new and develop existing relationships. Key industry leaders will facilitate roundtable discussions and provide their insight to security issues facing the information security industry.

"This year's list of nominees for the ISE® West Awards reads like the Who's Who in information security," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of T.E.N. "These executives have complex responsibilities and pressure on them to assess risk and protect their organizations. We are looking forward to recognizing them for their achievements."