EMSTL Professor Deborah Hurley Named as a 2017 Women of Influence Finalist by The Executive Women’s Forum

Congratulations to Deborah Hurley, innovation and technology development lead for the Brown Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership (EMSTL), for being recognized as a 2017 Women of Influence Finalist by The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF). Co-presented by Accenture and Alta Associates, the annual Women of Influence Awards honor four women for their accomplishments and leadership roles in the fields of information security, risk management, and privacy.

The EWF will honor this year’s finalists and announce the winners at an awards ceremony held during the 15th Annual EWF National Conference, “Thrive In An Era Of Volatility, Uncertainty, And Ambiguity: Cybersecurity, Risk, And Leadership Solutions,” from October 24-26, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch.

“The Executive Women’s Forum is proud to honor these remarkable women in the fields of Information Security, IT Risk Management, and Privacy,” said Joyce Brocaglia, EWF Founder and CEO of Alta Associates. “The EWF would like to congratulate and thank the 2017 nominees for their compassion and tenacity of excelling in their field, and most importantly the influential impact they leave for young women entering the industry.”

For more information about the Women of Influence awards or the 15th Annual National Conference and how you can attend, please visit their website.

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 their website.

About Alta Associates:

Founded in 1986 Alta Associates is widely acknowledged as the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, 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, please visit their website.

About Accenture Security:

Accenture solves our clients’ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise in more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world. For more information, please visit their website.

Innovation and Technology Development Lead, EMSTL

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