T.E.N. Announces Call for Nominations for Information Security Executive (ISE®) Central Awards 2011

Applications Accepted Through April 20, 2011

Atlanta, GA (February 2, 2011) –Tech Exec Networks, (T.E.N.), a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations have opened now through April 20, 2011 for the ISE® Central Awards 2011. Awards presented will include Information Security Executive Awards for both Executive and Project Categories.

Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® Southeast Executive Forum and Awards to be held on June 7, 2011 at the Westin Galleria Hotel, Dallas, Texas.  The Executive Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies and panel discussions. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the Awards Gala that evening and are recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites.

The ISE® Central Award for the Executive Category is given to a chief information security executive who has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. In addition, the ISE® Central Award for the Project Category will recognize an information security project completed in the past 12-18 months that has had a positive impact on an organization’s risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees are selected from the U.S. central region including Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

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®™ Central Awards may download the forms at: http://www.iseprograms.com/central_nominations.asp In addition to the questions that are to be completed for judging, the nomination form contains information on the history of the awards, judging process, award criteria, and next steps. All nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® judges for review and scoring.

Selected as the third most important event to attend in 2011 by IT security executives, the ISE® Program Series has been recognized for nearly a decade as one of the leading venues in showcasing executives and their teams in the information security industry across the U.S, Canada and Europe.

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