Press Release – updated: Mar 13, 2018 14:00 EDT
ATLANTA, March 13, 2018 – T.E.N., information technology and security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations would be accepted from March 12, 2018, through June 15, 2018, for the 2018 Information Security ExecutiveÂ® (ISEÂ®) West Awards.
Awards include the Information Security ExecutiveÂ® of the Year, which recognizes executives who have made a positive impact on their organizations through risk management, data-asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. As well as the ISEÂ® Project of the Year, which recognizes a project completed during the previous 12-18 months that has had a significant impact on an organizationâ€™s risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees must meet all appropriate criteria, including offices in the U.S. West territory, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Executives and project teams can be self-nominated in addition to entries by supervisors, employees, peers or technology partners. Anyone interested in nominating for the ISEÂ® West Awards may download the forms here. All nominations are sent to T.E.N.â€™s distinguished panel of ISEÂ® Judges for review and scoring.
â€œThe ISEÂ® West region is home to many influential InfoSec professionals and project teams, and we are looking forward to celebrating the accomplishments of the regionâ€™s most forward-thinking and innovative executives and project teams,â€� said T.E.N. CEO & President Marci McCarthy. â€œWe encourage executives and their teams to consider their work over the past 12-18 months and take advantage of this opportunity to benchmark against other high-caliber programs in the region.â€�
Nominees, finalists, and winners will be recognized at the ISEÂ® West Executive Forum and Awards on August 16, 2018, at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. The Executive Forum will include keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and engaging panel discussions. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the awards gala that evening and recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N.'s website. Organizations taking part in previous programs have included leading companies, such as American Express, Seagate, VISA, Walmart, Western Union, and Zuora.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive marketing and networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solutions providers in the cybersecurity industry. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.â€™s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration and decision-making opportunities for Information Security Executives and cybersecurity solution providers alike. Its flagship program, the nationally-acclaimed Information Security ExecutiveÂ® (ISEÂ®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is North Americaâ€™s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. T.E.N. delivers ISEÂ® Private Dinners across 42 major cities throughout the U.S. and Canada to create even more opportunities for Information Security Executives, professionals and security solution providers to Connect, Collaborate, and Celebrate.
About ISEÂ® Award Program Series
For more than a decade, the Information Security ExecutiveÂ® (ISEÂ®) of the Year Award Program Series has empowered security executives and their project teams to Connect, Collaborate and Celebrate. Recognized as the industryâ€™s most prestigious IT Security award program, it has become the most anticipated award program for security executives and their project teams. Winners have included executives and project teams from leading organizations such as Aetna, AT&T, Bank of America, Comcast, Cox Automotive, Ellie Mae, HMS, Jabil, PayPal, and SunTrust.