ISE® and PSE Award Nominations

Information Security Executive of the Year Awards

ISE® Nominees and PSE Nominees are VIP guests at the ISE® Summit and Awards and receive personal recognition during the evening award gala. Each nominee is also showcased in the nominee galleries on the ISE® Programs website. Our nominations process is simple, yet thorough, and can be completed by an executive or project team on their own behalf, a boss, employee, peer, or a technology partner. Once you decide to participate, the first step is to prequalify your nominee as eligible for submission.

ISE® East Summit and Awards
May 12, 2022
Nominations are now closed.
The 2022 ISE® East Award Winners can be viewed here.

ISE® West Summit and Awards
December 1, 2022
Nominations Deadline: October 10, 2022

ISE® and PSE Award Categories

At each regional ISE® Award Program, there are four categories of recognition Executive Category, Product Security Executive Category, Information Security Project Category and the People’s Choice Award. Nominees submitted for the ISE® Awards in the Information Security Executive Category are automatically eligible for the ISE® People’s Choice Award, which is voted on by the information security community at large.

The Information Security Executive® of the Year Award recognizes the individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of information security in the past 24 months. Presented to a chief security officer (or an executive in an equivalent position), this award honors exemplary achievement and excellence in leadership, innovation, responsibility, goal alignment, partnerships and vision for the future within their company/organization and in the industry as a whole.

The Product Security Executive of the Year Award recognizes the individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of product security in the past 24 months. Presented to a product security officer, such as chief product security officer, vice president, or director (or an executive in an equivalent position), this award honors exemplary achievement and excellence in leadership, innovation, goal alignment, partnerships and vision within their organization and in the industry as a whole that leads to embedded cybersecurity as a feature and ‘secure by design’ products brought to market.

The Information Security Project of the Year Award honors the key members of a team who have made the greatest positive impact on their organization with a project completed in the past 24 months. The Project must show measurable results and success in risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, governance, privacy and/or information/network security performance of the company/organization.

View the full list of criteria for both categories here: ISE® Awards Criteria.

Selected by the security industry at-large, The ISE® People’s Choice Award recognizes the executive category nominee, who best exemplifies the attributes of a leader in the security industry. Security practitioners who can provide a valid business email and security-related title are invited to submit their votes online. One vote per person. Ballots are tabulated by T.E.N. and the winner is announced during the ISE® Awards Gala.