SOURCE: Executive Alliance

October 30, 2007 08:15 ET

Dr. C. Warren Axelrod of United States Trust Company Receives Information Security Executive (ISE) Luminary Leadership Award 2007

ISE Luminary Leadership Award Is Presented in Washington D.C. at The Nation's Largest and Most Widely Recognized Awards Program for Information Security Executives

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 30, 2007) - Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums and events worldwide, announced today the recipient of the ISE Luminary Leadership Award 2007.

Dr. C. Warren Axelrod, Chief Privacy Officer and Business Information Security Officer for U. S. Trust, is the recipient of the coveted ISE Luminary Leadership Award for 2007. Dr. Axelrod is recognized for his distinguished service, stewardship, and outstanding contributions in advancing the information security industry.

Dr. Axelrod's tribute will take place at the Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, in Arlington, VA on November 5, 2007. Conferred to an extraordinary industry executive at the ISE National Awards Ceremony, this prestigious award is sponsored by Intellitactics, the inaugural sponsor in 2005.

"Information security is undergoing dramatic change as business embraces the role of the security professional within the organization. This dramatic shift in information security is vital for organizations to succeed in today's economy and is now an essential part of successful enterprises," comments Randall K. Davis, president and CEO of Intellitactics. "In sponsoring the 2007 ISE Luminary Award, Intellitactics pays tribute to those individuals who have promoted the importance of information security best practices, demonstrated expertise in their own security fields, and advanced the standards in information security."

Honorary Recipients of the ISE Luminary Leadership Award include: 2006 - Stephen R. Katz, Founder & President, Security Risk Solutions, LLC; 2005 - Dr. Edward Amoroso, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, AT&T Security Center of Excellence, AT&T.

Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance, said, "The ISE Luminary Leadership Award is given to a leader who has proven ability to inspire and motivate others. Dr. Axelrod is not only an extraordinary leader, but he has attained a reputation as mentor, visionary, and innovator. It is an honor and privilege to bestow this distinguished award upon Dr. Warren Axelrod, a true luminary in the field of IT security."

About Intellitactics

Headquartered in Reston, VA, Intellitactics provides the world's leading enterprise security management solution used by security analysts, operations, and risk officers to achieve cost-effective regulatory compliance; mitigate risk by automating security operations; and accelerate incident resolution to ensure the availability of critical business services. Intellitactics' industry leading Security Manager empowers organizations to simplify the complex mandate to be secure and compliant with just one solution. Security Manager combines event, alert, and incident management to mitigate exposure to cybercrime, with extensive automated analysis and reporting. A strong complement to Security Manager is Intellitactics™ SAM, which measures security value and features security assurance metrics™ on a configurable dashboard. Intellitactics was awarded Common Criteria Certification in December 2004, making it the first software provider to earn this certification as a security information and event management solution. Founded in 1996, Intellitactics is backed by JMI Equity Fund LP and Lazard Technology Partners and is ranked by well-known industry analysts as a market leader known for innovative solutions and a commitment to customer success. Visit us at

About Executive Alliance and the ISE Awards

Executive Alliance is the creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums that honor and celebrate outstanding achievement of executives worldwide. These forums facilitate deep relationships within a network of peers; provide visibility for executives and their companies, and offer access and insight into the leaders of industries. Through an extensive platform of collaborative events, which include Industry Award Events, Summits, Executive Forums, Private Receptions and Customized Programs, Executive Alliance creates interactive assemblies for bringing together top executives and innovators in their field.

Recognized by Morgan Keegan as the largest and most widely recognized awards program for IT security executives, the ISE Award Program Series includes the ISE Southeast Award (Atlanta, GA), ISE Central Award (Dallas, TX), ISE Mid-Atlantic Award (Washington, D.C.), ISE United Kingdom and Ireland Award (London, England), ISE West Award (San Francisco, CA), ISE Northeast Award (New York, NY), and the ISE US National Award (Washington, D.C.). For more information on this prestigious award series, visit

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