SOURCE: Executive Alliance

July 27, 2005 08:00 ET

Executive Alliance Extends the Call for Nominations for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Tri-State Award™

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 27, 2005 -- Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums, announced today the Call for Nominations for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Tri-State Award 2005 has been extended to Friday, August 19, 2005.

Security Professionals who are a CSO, CISO or an equivalent are invited to join the growing nominee list of top security executives in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. This award will honor the Tri-State region's exemplary security pioneers at an evening gala on Thursday, October 27, 2005, at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square.

The ISE Tri-State Award will be presented to a chief security officer or an executive in an equivalent position who has overall responsibility for network and/or Internet security and who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the field of information security in the Tri-State region including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Seeking information security pioneers who have made a contribution to the industry as well as to their organization, nominations are encouraged from security executives in all private and public companies, as well as government agencies and academic institutions. These nominees will be evaluated and a winner will be selected by a distinguished panel comprised of industry experts and practitioners including past ISE nominees and winners.

"New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are ready for the ISE of the Year Award experience," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance. "In addition to being the financial capital of the world, New York and its environs are abundant with insurance, healthcare and educational networks...and those networks are led by skilled security professionals."

Nominations must be received by Friday, August 19, 2005, via email to

For more information on the award including nominee criteria and application, please visit

About the ISE Tri-State 2005 Sponsors

The Information Security Executive of the Year Tri-State Award 2005, a property of Executive Alliance, Inc., is brought to the business community by the following sponsors: Megabyte - Intellitactics and Lancope; Kilobyte - Courion, CSC, Pointsec, Tizor and Webroot; Media - Network Computing, Network Magazine and Secure Enterprise; National Association - CISO Executive Membership of ISSA; Friend - Ad Hoc Communication Resources.

About Executive Alliance and ISE Awards

Executive Alliance, Inc. provides premium leadership-recognition forums that honor and recognize outstanding achievement of executives. These forums allow industry members to build deep relationships within a network of peers; the programs provide visibility for executives and their companies, and offer access and insight into the people leading these industries. Through an extensive platform of collaborative events, which include Industry Award Events, Summits, Executive Roundtables, Executive Forums, Private Receptions, and Customized Programs, Executive Alliance creates interactive forums for bringing together top executives, industry innovators and practitioners.

Based upon the success of the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Award™, the ISE Award Program Series™ was launched in 2005 to include the ISE Southeast Award (Atlanta, GA), ISE Midwest Award (Chicago, IL), ISE New England Award (Boston, MA), ISE Tri-State Award (New York, NY), and the ISE National Award (Washington, DC), to recognize outstanding leadership and exemplary achievement in the field of information security. For more information on this prestigious award, visit

Contact Information

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    Shelli Ryan, APR
    Ad Hoc Communications Resources, LLC
    (for Executive Alliance)