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Stepping Up to the Board

Joyce Brocaglia on How BoardSuited Prepares Security Leaders
Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates and founder of the Executive Women's Forum

Cybersecurity leaders hear a lot about speaking to the board. But increasingly, these leaders are also tapped to serve on boards of directors. What business skills are most needed and often lacking? Executive recruiter Joyce Brocaglia of Alta Associates and the Executive Women's Forum explains.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Brocaglia discusses:

  • The challenges for security leaders joining boards of directors;
  • The key board-level skills needed for the job;
  • How the new BoardSuited initiative prepares leaders for that first seat.

Brocaglia is CEO of Alta Associates and founder of 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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