T.E.N. Opens Nominations for the 2017 Information Security Executive® West Awards

Nominations Accepted from March 6, 2017 through June 2, 2017

T.E.N., an information technology and security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations will be accepted from March 6, 2017 through June 2, 2017 for the 2017 Information Security Executive® (ISE®) West Awards.

Awards include the Information Security Executive® 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; and the ISE® Project of the Year, which recognizes a project completed during the previous 12-18 months that has had a significant impact on an organization’s risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees meet all appropriate criteria and are based 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/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® West Awards may download the forms here. All nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® Judges for review and scoring.

“The West coast is home to many of the nation’s most innovative companies and forward thinking leaders,” said T.E.N. CEO & President Marci McCarthy. “We eagerly await to see all of the incredible projects and top-tier CISOs at this year's event and look forward to Connecting with new faces and familiar colleagues , Collaborating together as a community, and Celebrating the great strides and achievements our nominees have made in the world of Information Security.”

Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards on August 23, 2017 at the 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. and ISE® websites. Organizations taking part in previous programs have included leading organizations, such as Charles Schwab, PayPal, Expedia and Zuora.

About T.E.N. 
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.’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 Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is North America’s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. T.E.N. delivers ISE® 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 ISE® Award Program Series 
For more than a decade, the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Award Program Series has empowered security executives and their project teams to Connect, Collaborate and Celebrate. Recognized as the industry’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, ​Eliie Mae​ Equifax,​ HMS,​ Jabil, PayPal, and SunTrust.

Source: T.E.N.