Women in Security Leader: Joyce Brocaglia named as the 2018 Best 50 Women In Business

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CEO of Alta Associates and Founder of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy gets recognition as the Best 50 Women in Business

Joyce Brocaglia

I am honored to be a part of this accomplished group of women and am confident that we as recipients will continue to do good work for our industries, our communities and to further the development of women leaders.

NJBIZ has awarded Joyce Brocaglia as one of the 2018 Best 50 Women in Business. Joyce is a trusted industry leader in the information security community. She is the CEO of Alta Associates, a woman-owned boutique executive search firm specializing in Cybersecurity, IT Risk Management and Privacy. She is also the founder of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy (EWF), the largest member organization dedicated to engaging, advancing and developing women leaders in their field.

"I’d like to thank NJBiz for this prestigious award," said Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates and Founder of the EWF. "I am honored to be a part of this accomplished group of women and am confident that we as recipients will continue to do good work for our industries, our communities and to further the development of women leaders."

In 1986 Joyce founded Alta Associates, and from 2016-2018 they were named one of the top 50 executive search firms in the United States. Alta is well-known for “Building Resilient Workforces” in Information Security, Cybersecurity and IT Risk. Alta has an unparalleled track record of placing Chief Information Security Officers and the teams that support them. Joyce founded the EWF in 2002 and today they are the most influential organization for developing women leaders through their National Conference, mentorship and leadership programs, regional meetings, and networking events. This year marks the 16th Annual EWF National Conference: “Resiliency in a Hyper-Connected World: Cybersecurity, Risk & Privacy Strategies" that takes place October 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale, Arizona. The EWF National Conference provides an exclusive opportunity to personally interact with more than 400 global thought leaders.

Joyce’s Previous Awards and Milestones include:
2018 Board of Trustees of Drew University in NJ and the Advisory Board of Shared Assessments; 2017 Created the EWF Cybersecurity Women on Capitol Hill Public Private Symposium; 2017 Co-Authored the Women in Cybersecurity Study; 2016 SmartCEO Award; 2015 CSO Compass Award; 2015 Strategic Advisory Board of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals; 2014 SANS Difference Maker Award; 2014 Top 25 Women Entrepreneurs of New Jersey; 2013 EWF Joyce Brocaglia Scholarship established at Carnegie Mellon IN; 2003 Information Security Magazine honored Joyce with a Women of Vision award naming her one of the 25 most influential women in the information security industry.

About Alta Associates:
Founded in 1986 Alta Associates is widely acknowledged as the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in Cybersecurity and IT Risk Management. Alta is recognized for their deep understanding of the information security industry and the drives that shape it. Having successfully partnered with global enterprises for 30 years, Alta has filled many of the most high profile Chief Information Security Officer roles and built world-class Information Security, Cybersecurity and IT Risk organizations. Alta is well known for their ability to attract and deliver top-tier executives and the teams that support them and is named as one of the top 50 executive search firms in the United States. For more information visit, http://www.altaassociates.com or call 908-806-8442

About the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy:
Founded in 2002, the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) is the largest member organization serving women leaders as well as the most prominent and influential women in information security, cybersecurity, IT risk management, governance risk and compliance and privacy. The EWF serves emerging leaders as well as the most prominent and influential women in our field by facilitating programs and events throughout the year including a national conference, regional meetings, leadership development and mentorship programs, as well as interaction with global thought leaders through an online community. For more information please visit http://www.ewf-usa.com.

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