(ISC)2® Honors James R. Wade With 2007 Harold F. Tipton Award

<strong>Arlington, Va. &mdash; Nov. 7</strong><br />(ISC)2® (&ldquo;ISC-squared&rdquo;), a nonprofit specializing in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, announced James R. Wade, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, as the posthumous recipient of a 2007 Harold F. Tipton Award in recognition of his distinguished information security career. <br /><br />The (ISC)2 board of directors recognized Wade at the Computer Security Institute (CSI) Conference 2007 in Arlington, Va. Wade passed away from a long illness last week.<br /><br />Wade had more than 25 years of experience in information security, including several executive-level positions at high-profile organizations. Most recently, he served as executive director at Getronics&rsquo; International Information Integrity Institute (I-4), a consortium of Fortune 100 and multinational companies that collaborate in security best practices. Previous positions included senior vice president and chief information security officer at KeyCorp, one of the nation&#39;s largest bank-based financial services companies, and vice president and chief security officer with the U.S. Federal Reserve System.<br /><br />A long-time member of the (ISC)2 board of directors, Wade held titles of president and chairman, serving most recently as board treasurer, and was instrumental in promoting (ISC)2&rsquo;s growth and stature. He freely donated his time to numerous other organizations, including serving as president for the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and being named to the ISSA Hall of Fame in 2004. He also served as chairman of the computer security committee for the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International, and was a member of the curriculum advisory committee for the College…


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