ATLANTA, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that nominations have opened now through June 3, for the ISE® West Awards 2011. Awards presented will include Information Security Executive® Awards for both Executive and Project categories.
Winners, finalists and qualified nominees will be recognized at the ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards to be held on August 10, 2011 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. The ISE® West Awards are held in conjunction with a one day Executive Forum which includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by 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 Information Security Executive® of the Year Award is presented annually on a regional and national basis to a chief information security executive or their equivalent who has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. The Project of the Year Award recognizes a project completed in the past 12-18 months that has had an impact on an organization's risk management or information security posture. Eligible nominees are selected from the U.S. western region including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Executives 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® West Awards may download the nomination forms at: www.iseprograms.com/west_nominations.asp.
In addition to the questions that are to be completed 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® West 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.
T.E.N., a national technology and information security executive networking organization, facilitates communication between technology and security executives to interact with peers, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Selected as a 2010 TAG Excalibur Award winner, T.E.N. hosts the Information Security Executive™ (ISE™) Awards program series, live and virtual executive roundtables, road shows and private executive engagements. For more information, visit http://www.techexecnetworks.com and http://www.iseprograms.com.
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