T.E.N. Announces Call for Nominations for Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Central Awards 2012

Applications for Nominations Accepted Through March 9, 2012

Atlanta, GA (January 16, 2012) –Tech Exec Networks, (T.E.N.), a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations have opened through March 9, 2012 for the ISE® Central Awards 2012. Awards presented will include Information Security Executive® Awards for both Executive and Project Categories.

Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® Central Executive Forum and Awards to be held on June 6, 2012 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas.  The Executive Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies and panel discussions. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the Awards Gala that evening and are recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites.

The ISE® Central Award for the Executive Category is given to a chief information security executive who has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. In addition, the ISE® Central Award for the Project Category will recognize an information security project completed in the past 12-18 months that has had a positive impact on an organization’s risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees are selected from the U.S. central region including Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Executives and/or project teams can be self-nominated in addition to entries by supervisors, employees, peers, or technology partners. Anyone interested in nominating for the ISE® Central Awards may download the forms here. In addition to the questions that are to be completed for judging, the nomination form contains information on the history of the awards, judging process, award criteria, and next steps. All nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® judges for review and scoring.

For a decade, the Information Security Executive (ISE®) of the Year Awards have become the industry’s most prestigious and anticipated event for security executives and their project teams across the U.S. and Canada. Winners have included executives and project teams from leading organizations such as Nike, The Walt Disney Company, The U.S. Department of Defense, Unum, Texas Instruments, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Equifax, The Home Depot, PayPal, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Motorola.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.’s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making. Their flagship program, the nationally acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is the nation’s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. Other offerings include the Software Security Assurance Summit Series and the ISE® Industry Expert Advisory Services, empowering IT solutions providers to gain access to highly credentialed IT business veterans’ expertise. For information, visit www.ten-inc.com and www.iseprograms.com