Information Security Executive (ISE®) Northeast Winners Announced

Dow Jones, American University/Georgetown University/George Washington University, Campbell Soup
Bring Home Top Honors in 2010

Atlanta, GA (October 8, 2010) – T.E.N.-Tech Exec Networks, Inc. announced finalists and winners last evening for the ISE® Northeast Awards 2010. Awards were presented at a dinner gala held at the Westin Times Square in New York, NY. The awards recognize both Information Security Executives and Projects for outstanding achievements in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy and network security.

This year’s recipient of the Information Security Executive Award was John Masserini, Chief Information Security Officer, Dow Jones. Masserini was recognized for his work within this global organization implementing a company wide Risk Management council and a proactive risk mitigation strategy that contributed to the firm’s growth in the past 18-24 months. His extensive participation in industry events such as co-Chair of the of the inaugural New York CISO Executive Summit, numerous panels, roundtable sessions and networking events and has published several articles in security and privacy publications

Finalists for the Executive of the Year category were also recognized during the awards program for their achievements in the industry. They included Daniel Conroy, Managing Director and Head of the Information Security Group, BNY Mellon Corporation, Tom Dunbar, Global IT Chief Security Officer, XL Global Services, a member of XL Group PLC, and Bob Zandoli, Chief Information Security Officer, MetLife.

The Information Security Project of the Year Award was awarded to American University/Georgetown University/George Washington University for “Collaborative Cyber Security Response.” Chosen for its collaborative innovation effort within the cyber security arena, "Collaborative Cyber Security Response" provides numerous cyber security best practices that can be shared throughout the information security community. This enables others to benefit from the partnering, training, and planning endeavors of these three organizations - all in the interest of encouraging top-notch cyber security emergency preparedness.

Other projects nominated for the Project of the Year Award were Heartland Payment Systems, “E3™ Project” and Lockheed Martin, “The I Campaign.”

As part of the evening’s recognition, Chester “Chet” Davis, Chief Information Security Officer, Campbell Soup, was announced as the ISE® Northeast People’s Choice Award Winner. The award represents the nominee who best exemplifies information security leadership as voted on by the registered attendees.

 “It was truly an honor being nominated and receiving the ISE® Award as it provided me the visibility and networking opportunities to move my career to the next level. Being recognized by your peers…as an Information Security Leader is one of the most rewarding awards one could receive,” said Julie Talbot-Hubbard, Director of IT Risk and Security Management, Cardinal Health, ISE®™ Central Executive of the Year Award Winner 2010.

Award winners were selected from the Northeast region including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.

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