T.E.N. Announces 2018 Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Northeast Awards Nominees


T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today the nominees for the 2018 Information Security Executive Northeast Awards. Executives include top-ranking decision-makers representing organizations in financial services, commercial, healthcare, government and academics. Projects include large-scale technology endeavors that address key issues in the information security industry.

Executive Nominees
– Andrea Abell, CISO, NBCUniversal Media
-Medha Bhalodkar, CISO, Columbia University
-Terri Cetera, Sr. Director of IT Security, Quest Diagnostics
-Clayton Chandler, Global Head of Cyber Security, Credit Suisse
-Noopur Davis, SVP, Chief Product & Information Security Officer, Comcast
-Melody Hildebrandt, Global CISO, 21st Century Fox
-Rizwan Jan, CIO & CISO, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
-Steve Kozman, SVP, Identity Access Management and Security Services, AIG
-Pietr Lindahl, Sr. Director, Cyber Strategy, Architecture, Engineering & Integration, Philips
-Ariel Litvin, CISO, First Quality Enterprises
-Tomás Maldonado, CISO, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
-James Quadarella, Managing Director, Head of Cybersecurity Operating Office
-Parthiv Shah, SVP & CISO, Signature Bank
-Alden Sutherland, CISO, AmerisourceBergen

Project Nominees
-Columbia University, Rebuilding Identity Access Management for the 21st Century
-Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Early Vulnerability Detection System (EVDS)
-MassMutual, Cyber Strong Behavior Program
-Philips, DMARC Email Security
-Signature Bank, Identity Access Management (IAM) Project

Full project descriptions can be found online: http://www.ten-inc.com/ise/Northeast/project_nominees.asp

“The ISE® Northeast Awards offer information security professionals the opportunity to connect with their peers, collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, and celebrate the hard-earned achievements and progress they have made. Now more than ever, the need for security executives has become more critical and it is tantamount that these security professionals have a network of peers to interact with, exchange ideas and best practices, and work together to create innovative ways to make our industry even more robust and forward-thinking,” said Marci McCarthy, CEO and President of T.E.N.

The ISE® Northeast Awards recognize executives and projects which have made a positive impact on their organizations through risk management, data-asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security. Nominations are sent to T.E.N.’s distinguished panel of ISE® Judges for review and scoring.

This year’s ISE® Northeast Judges include:
-Frank Aiello, CISO, American Red Cross
-Moriah Hara, Global CISO, The Interpublic Group
-Eric Meyers, CISO, Corning, Inc.
-Paul de Graaff, Head of Security & Compliance, Weight Watchers International
-Mike Towers, VP & CISO, Allergan

All nominees will be recognized at the ISE® Northeast Executive Forum and Awards on October 3, 2018, at The Westin Times Square in New York City. Event attendees can earn up to five CPEs for participating in the event, which will offer dynamic presentations and engaging roundtable discussions highlighting a spectrum of the industry’s most critical issues and innovative best practices. Finalists and winners are announced at the awards gala that evening and recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. website.

The event is made possible by our Kilobyte Sponsors: Attivo Networks, Expel, Leidos, Qualys, Saltworks Security, and Vectra; as well as our Display Sponsors: Entrust Datacard, NSS Labs, ReliaQuest, and Sumo Logic.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and security executive marketing and networking organization, facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solution-providers in the cybersecurity industry. Nominated for numerous industry awards, T.E.N.’s executive leadership programs enable information exchange, collaboration, and decision-making opportunities for Information Security Executives and cybersecurity solution providers alike. Its flagship program, the nationally-acclaimed Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Program Series and Awards, is North America’s largest leadership recognition and networking program for security professionals. In addition, T.E.N. offers the ISE® Lions’ Den and Jungle Lounge, wherein emerging cybersecurity companies have the opportunity to showcase their solutions to major security executives in a competitive rapid-fire event. T.E.N. also delivers ISE® Private Dinners across 44 major cities throughout the U.S. and Canada to create even more opportunities for Information Security Executives, professionals and security solution providers to Connect, Collaborate, and Celebrate.

About ISE® Award Program Series
For more than a decade, the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) of the Year Award Program Series has empowered security executives and their project teams to Connect, Collaborate and Celebrate. Recognized as the industry’s most prestigious IT Security award program, it has become the most anticipated award program for security executives and their project teams. Winners have included executives and project teams from leading organizations such as Aetna, AT&T, Bank of America, Comcast, Cox Automotive, Ellie Mae, HMS, Jabil, PayPal, and SunTrust.

Source: T.E.N.