T.E.N. Announces 2012 Peoples’ Choice Vote for Information Security Executive® (ISE®) North America Awards

Voting For Information Security Executives Opens Through Oct. 12, 2012

Atlanta, GA (Sept. 12, 2012) –T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that voting for the ISE® North America Peoples’ Choice Award has opened through Oct. 12, 2012. Registered attendees of the ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards are invited to choose an existing nominee who best exemplifies information security leadership and has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security.

Nominees, finalists and winners from all regions of North America including the U.S. and Canada will be recognized at the two-day event to be held on Nov. 6-7, 2012 at the Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, Va.  The Summit includes keynote speakers, panel discussions and interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the Awards Gala on Nov. 7 and are recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites.

Individuals interested in voting for the ISE® North America People’s Choice Award may view more information and submit their vote here.  Eligible nominees are selected from information security executives and their teams across the U.S. and Canada in the commercial, government, health care and education/non-profit industries.

“Winning the 2011 North America ISE People's Choice Award was a particular honor for me because the award comes from my peers. In addition, it provides solid validation of the great work by my information security team and the unprecedented executive support for information and data security at my company.” said Lee Parrish, ISE® North America People's Choice Winner 2011, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, Parsons Corporation.

Other awards to be given include the ISE® North America Award in both Executive and Project categories. The awards recognize individuals and project teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of information security in the United States and Canada. A distinguished panel of IT security executive judges that represent a diverse cross section of industries chooses the winners.

Selected as the third most important event to attend in 2011 by IT security executives, and now celebrating its TENth year, the ISE® Program Series is recognized as one of the leading venues for showcasing executives and their teams in the information security industry across the U.S. and Canada.

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