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

ATLANTA - March 3, 2009 - Today the nominees for the ISE® Central Award 2009 was announced. The Awards recognize information security executives and project teams for outstanding 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, April 2, 2009 at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas Texas. Eligible nominees represent the central region including Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin

The ISE® Central Awards are held in conjunction with a one day Executive Forum at the Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas. The Executive Forum is comprised of cutting-edge roundtable topics, 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.

"The Executive Forum and Awards promise to bring in prominent industry leaders from across the region," 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."