T.E.N. Announces Peoples’ Choice Vote for Information Security Executive (ISE®) Southeast Awards 2010

Voting Open Through August 4, 2010

Atlanta, GA (July 6, 2010) –T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that voting for the ISE® Southeast Peoples’ Choice Awards 2010 has opened through August 4. Registered attendees of the ISE® Southeast Executive Forum 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.

The Peoples’ Choice Award winner will be recognized at the ISE® Southeast Executive Forum and Awards, which will be held on August 11, 2010 at the Westin Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The Executive Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and panel discussions. The winner will be announced at the evening’s Awards Gala.

Other awards to be given include the ISE® Southeast Award for the Executive Category and the ISE® Southeast Award for the Project Category. Both recognize individuals and project teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of information security in the United States and Canada. Winners are chosen by a distinguished panel of Judges that are information security executives with diverse backgrounds and represent a wide cross section of industries.

Anyone interested in voting for the ISE® Southeast People’s Choice Award may view more information and submit their vote here at: ISE® Southeast People's Choice 2010. Eligible nominees for the award are selected from the U.S. Southeast region including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

"It’s an honor to be in the category of so many dedicated men and women who strive to excel in their profession. The ISE® program provides a unique experience for security professionals to network and openly share ideas and success stories. Thank you so much for advancing excellence and promoting the profession," said Vicki Miller, ISE® Central People's Choice Award Winner 2010, Director of Information Security, FICO. "I believe the ISE® Awards program provides a great opportunity to elevate and further integrate information risk management within the organization and our business operations," added ISE® Northeast People's Choice Awards 2007 Winner, Dennis Brixius, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Considered by many to be “the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals,” the ISE® Awards Program Series has been recognized as the industry leader in showcasing executives and their teams in the information security industry across the U.S, Canada and Europe. ISE® Nominees and Project teams are recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N. is a national technology and information security executive networking and relationship marketing organization, facilitates interaction with peers, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Executive programs include the Information Security Executive (ISE®) Program Series, roundtables, receptions, and marketing programs. For more information, visit http://www.ten-inc.com and http://www.iseprograms.com