Alta Associates Announces Inaugural Scholarship for Women and Minorities.

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The $6,000 scholarship awards one recipient a full year’s tuition to the Leadership Journey program. FLEMINGTON, NJ (PRWEB) APRIL 04, 2016 Alta Associates, the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in cybersecurity and founders of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) announced the “Alta Associates Leadership Development Scholarship for […]

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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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Building World Class Cybersecurity Teams – Alta Associates is featured in Hunt Scanlon’s Executive Search State of the Industry report

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BUILDING WORLD CLASS CYBER SECURITY TEAMS – Joyce Brocaglia, Founder and CEO of Alta Associates, Examines the Evolution of the Information Security Sector The full article can be viewed as a pdf here: Building World Class Cybersecurity Teams Twenty years ago the world was really a different place in terms of technology and the amount of data […]

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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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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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Joyce Brocaglia Announced as 2015 CSO Compass Award Recipient

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CSO’s 2015 Compass Awards Recognize Innovation, Achievement and Leadership by Security Executives Honorees to receive award at the CSO50 Security Confab + Awards Conference February 23-25, 2015 Framingham, MA – December 17, 2014 – IDG Enterprise’s CSO—the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership—is proud to announce the 2015 CSO Compass Award […]

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SANS Honors People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity in 2014

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BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — SANS Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the SANS 2014 Difference Makers awards. While the headlines focus on security breaches, there are thousands of security practitioners out there who are quietly succeeding and keeping their companies and customers safe from attacks. The SANS Difference Makers award […]

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Joyce Brocaglia Named Top 25 NJ Leading Woman Entrepreneur

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Our founder and President, Joyce Brocaglia received the Leading Women Entrepreneur’s recognition award today for being an outstanding New Jersey Business Woman!

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Joyce Brocaglia Featured in CIO Review

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There has been a great increase in the number of companies making strategic hires in information security and IT Risk. Two of the driving forces behind this increased demand are the volume and complexity of threats and attacks on organizations and new regulatory requirements demanding compliance. The roles and responsibilities of the Chief Information Security […]

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SC Magazine 2014 Women of Influence

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Joyce Brocaglia  – president and CEO, Alta Associates; founder of the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) When Joyce Brocaglia peruses the panelists and keynotes at most security and IT conferences, she doesn’t see many women on the roster, which means she still has plenty of work left to do both as CEO of Alta Associates, a leading executive […]

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