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

Voting Open Through September 8, 2010

Atlanta, GA (August 3, 2010) –T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that voting for the ISE® West Peoples’ Choice Awards 2010 has opened through September 8. Registered attendees of the ISE® West 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® West Executive Forum and Awards, which will be held on September 16, 2010 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. 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® West Award for the Executive Category and the ISE® West Award for the Project Category. Both recognize individuals and project teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of information security. A distinguished panel of judges that are information security executives with diverse backgrounds from a wide cross section of industries chooses winners.
Anyone interested in voting for the ISE® West People’s Choice Award may view more information and submit their vote here at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ise_west_peoples_choice_award. Eligible nominees for the award are selected from the U.S. West region including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

“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