SOURCE: Executive Alliance

August 17, 2005 09:00 ET

Interest in the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Tri-State Award™ Drives Extension of Call for Nominations

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 17, 2005 -- Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums, announced today it would extend the Call for Nominations for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Tri-State Award 2005. After numerous requests, it was decided to extend the nomination period to reach out to all who are eligible to be nominated.

For more information on the award including nominee criteria and application, please visit Nominations must be received by Wednesday, August 31, 2005, via email to

The ISE of the Year Tri-State Award 2005 is designed to recognize the achievements of information security professionals in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and will be presented on Thursday, October 27, 2005. Culminating in an Awards Gala presented that evening at the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square, the program consists of multiple events staged in a networking environment including an executive forum, a sponsor pavilion and receptions that celebrate the nominees.

Once all nominations are received and accepted, a distinguished panel of judges will evaluate the nominees based on information they submit. Through the application process, nominees outline their effectiveness in leading information security organizations, developing innovative security strategies and solutions to meet business challenges, and mentoring and motivating staff members.

Security Professionals who are a CSO, CISO or an equivalent, are invited to join the growing roster of top information security executives already nominated for this prestigious award. This includes nominees from a range of industries such as communications, financial services, insurance and technology.

"We are very eager to bring this program to the Tri-State area. The ISE of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievement by all the nominees," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance, "It is a privilege to validate the efforts of these executives in concert with our sponsors. Recognition of information security executives helps to achieve a higher level of understanding of the tremendous value these individuals deliver to their organizations and quite literally, to every one of us throughout every moment of every day."

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; National Media -- Network Computing, Network Magazine and Secure Enterprise; National Association -- CISO Executive Membership of ISSA; Association -- New York Chapter 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)