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Nominees announced for Information Security Executive (ISE®) of the Year Southeast Awards 2009

ATLANTA - February 17, 2009 - Today the nominees for the ISE® achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy and network security.

The finalists and winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony held on the evening of Thursday, March 26, 2009 at the Westin Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Eligible nominees represent the Southeast region including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

"The prominent industry leaders that are nominated for ISE® Southeast exemplify the caliber of this year's Leadership Summit," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of T.E.N. “We couldn't think of a better testament to the significance of the ISE® Program Award Series in its seventh year, as it continues to bring visibility to the information security and risk management industry and to the men and women who lead it."

The ISE® Southeast Awards are held in conjunction with the two-day Leadership Summit. The Summit is comprised of cutting-edge forums, speakers, panelists, and presentations to challenge current thinking and bring to light the innovation and forward thinking of the region’s top information security and IT executives.

Congratulations to all the award nominees and their organizations for achieving success during these tough times.