Hunt Scanlon recognizes Alta Associates as a Top 20 ‪Cybersecurity Recruiter

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Executive Search Review: Cybersecurity Recruiting Special Issue: No.1  2016 Full publication can be viewed here: http://websrv1.huntscanlon.com/…/ESR_cyberSecurity_issue-1.… Scrambling for Cybersecurity Leaders is Big Business for Recruiters: In the mid-1990s, when Joyce Brocaglia took on her first assignment to help build an information security operation for Citibank, it was a very different world. No one knew how much […]

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Joyce Brocaglia, CEO, Alta Associates, Quoted in Reuters Article – Gender Gap Widens in Cyber Security Field Long Dominated by Men

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BOSTON | BY JIM FINKLE Women account for just one out of 10 cyber security professionals, as the gender gap widened over two years in a male-dominated field with a drastic workforce shortage, a survey showed. ISC2, the largest organization that certifies cyber professionals, said on Monday that a poll of nearly 14,000 information security […]

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Joyce Brocaglia Highlighted in K logix’s September 2015 Issue “Feats of Strength”

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Check out Joyce on page 10! http://www.klogixsecurity.com/feats-strength-september-2015-issue/

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Silicon Valley Business Journal: A Severe Diversity Gap Comes to Light at Computer Security Firms – Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates Quoted in Article

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Article by: Angela Swartz, Tech reporter, Silicon Valley Business Journal The dearth of women and minorities in computer security came into sharper focus at the RSA security conference in San Francisco with a workforce study that showed the industry lagging even the paltry numbers at Silicon Valley’s larger technology companies. The 2015 ISC² workforce study shows 10 percent […]

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Joyce Brocaglia, Founder, CEO, President featured in NJBIZ

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Alta Associates specializes in finding firms top level experts. Click on the link below to read the full article in NJBIZ: NJBIZ ARTICLE featuring Joyce Brocaglia  

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Joyce Brocaglia, Alta CEO, Quoted in The Wall Street Journal – As Cyber Threats Soar, So Do CISO Salaries

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The search for chief information security officers has become a seller’s market as companies rush to hire security experts in the wake of several high-profile cyberattacks. High demand, coupled with a shortage of talent, is leading to compensation that is “zooming up on an almost daily basis,” said Peter Metzger, vice chairman at executive recruiter […]

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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO): IT Security Enters the C-suite

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High-profile data breaches at well-known companies such as Home Depot, Staples and Sony have shined a bright spotlight on data security, or the lack of it. But these breaches have also raised an alarm within these public companies and other organizations. Many more companies, including big IT service providers, have elevated the job of IT security to the C-level, a highly visible response to what is now a highly visible issue.

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MasterCard Sues Nike and Its Former CISO Over Poaching

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MasterCard Inc’s lawsuit against Nike Inc. underscores the growing difficulty of finding cybersecurity talent – particularly chief information security officers – as companies seek to bolster their defenses in the face of increasing security breaches. In a complaint, filed Wednesday in federal court, MasterCard alleges that the footwear company conspired with its ex-CISO William Dennings and former head […]

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‘Negative Joblessness’ In InfoSec

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Characterizing the state of employment among American information security practitioners, executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia says, “We are experiencing negative unemployment in the field of information security.” Brocaglia, chief executive of the boutique executive recruiting firm Alta Associates, hit it on the nail. An Information Security Media Group analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data, […]

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