ATLANTA (October 4, 2018) – The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) has announced that Marci McCarthy, CEO and President of T.E.N., will continue to serve as Chair of the NTSC Advisory Council in 2019. The NTSC Advisory Council serves as a forum for national cybersecurity policy leaders, technology executives, and vendor companies to discuss national policy issues that impact their ability to conduct business. They also help guide the NTSC Board’s involvement with advocacy initiatives.
“Over the past two years, the NTSC Advisory Council has grown to include some of the nation’s leading experts on cybersecurity policy,” said McCarthy. “As the NTSC has built relationships in Washington D.C. to educate and inform lawmakers, our Advisory Council has proven adept and invaluable at connecting the Board of Directors with the right service providers, policy experts, educators, practitioners, security authorities, and other stakeholders who have helped us succeed. I am honored to continue chairing the NTSC Advisory Council in 2019 as we look forward to an amazing year.”
As CEO and President of T.E.N., an information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, McCarthy has more than 20 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience. She founded T.E.N.’s flagship program, the Information Security Executive® of the Year (ISE®) Program Series, which is lauded by the IT industry as the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals in the U.S. and Canada. In 2015, McCarthy launched ISE® Talent, which specializes in executive-level searches as well as high-demand security industry skill-sets and specializations across all industry verticals.
“Marci’s experience in cybersecurity and her tireless efforts promoting the information security industry make her a well-known, trusted person within the CISO community,” said NTSC Executive Director, Patrick Gaul. “From day one, she has enthusiastically embraced our mission, connected the NTSC with resources, and joined us in our efforts to create dialogue between CISOs and lawmakers in Washington D.C. I am thrilled that Marci will join us and continue her indispensable work in 2019 as our Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and membership continues to grow.”
The NTSC Advisory Council plays a key role in driving the national dialogue in respect to promoting the development of technology security solutions and policies. The Advisory Council serves as the ombudsman helping to connect the NTSC Board of Directors to relevant service providers, sponsors, policy experts, educators, practitioners, security authorities, and other stakeholders. Through its expertise and guidance, the Advisory Council supports the advancement of the NTSC and helps assure that the organization achieves its mission.
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 cyber security 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 the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC)
The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that serves as the preeminent advocacy voice for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) across the nation. Through dialogue, education, and government relations, we unite both public and private sector stakeholders around policies that improve national cybersecurity standards and awareness.