Skills in demand


Organizations are building their technical assurance teams. Pros on these teams provide security architectural designs for networks, systems and applications of IT projects. They may also be responsible for researching and developing security solutions.

What it takes
These roles require someone who has strong experience working with business unit architects and can understand development details, yet have the ability to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technology and business executives.

Salary ranges from $140k to $180k.
Joyce Brocaglia

In 1986, Joyce Brocaglia created Alta Associates, one of the top 50 executive search firms in the country. In 2002, Joyce founded The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), a ground-breaking membership organization serving thousands of emerging leaders, as well as the most prominent and influential female executives in their field. In 2022, Alta and the EWF were acquired by the Diversified Search Group, the largest women-led, women-founded executive search firm.

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