Joyce Brocaglia

Joyce Brocaglia is president and chief executive officer of Alta Associates, the premier executive recruitment firm for the information security industry. Since 1986, the firm has served as a trusted advisor for organizations seeking top industry talent and has played a key role in building corporate information security organizations, developing professional services practices and growing security product start-ups.In September of 2003 Information Security Magazine honored Ms. Brocaglia with a “Women of Vision” award naming her one of the 25 most influential women in the information security industry. Also in 2003, Brocaglia founded the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Privacy and Risk Management; a ground breaking event for women executives in the information security industry to exchange ideas and best practices.
Ms. Brocaglia is a recognized career counselor, sought after for her knowledge of market conditions, business intelligence and ability to create industry alliances. She is a frequent speaker at leading industry events on the topics of career matters and emerging roles within the information security community. She is the career advisor of CSO Magazine and author of the monthly “Career Corner” column for the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Journal Magazine. She also serves on the board of advisors for the Information Systems Security Association and ISC2.
Ms. Brocaglia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Montclair State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.