Recruitment & Reskilling Strategy , Training & Security Leadership

CISO Recruitment: What Are the Hot Skills?

Executive Recruiter Joyce Brocaglia on What Enterprises Are Seeking in Their Next CISO
Joyce Brocaglia, CEO, Alta Associates

What are enterprises seeking in their next CISO - a technologist, a business leader or both? Joyce Brocaglia of Alta Associates shares insights on the key qualities she's looking for when recruiting CISOs.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Brocaglia also discusses:

  • Why some enterprises are quietly replacing incumbent CISOs;
  • The top skills needed in the next generation of security leaders;
  • Global expansion of the Executive Women’s Forum and new opportunities for female cybersecurity leaders.

For over three decades Brocaglia has dedicated her career to building diverse teams and advancing women in cybersecurity. In 1986, she founded Alta Associates, an executive search firm specializing in cybersecurity and IT risk, where she serves as CEO. In 2002, she founded the Executive Women's Forum.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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