Chief Security Officer and SVP of Regulated Industries
Mark Weatherford is the Chief Security Officer and SVP of Regulated Industries at AlertEnterprise, and also serves as the Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the board at the National Cybersecurity Center.
Mark has held a variety of executive level cybersecurity roles including Global Information
Security Strategist at Booking Holdings, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at vArmour,
Principal at The Chertoff Group, Chief Security Officer at the North American Electric
Reliability Corporation, and the first Chief Information Security Officer for the state of
Colorado. He was also appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2008 to serve
as California’s first Chief Information Security Officer and in 2011 he was appointed by
the Obama Administration as the first Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity at the
U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Mark is a former naval cryptologist where he served as the Director of Navy Computer
Network Defense Operations, Director of the Navy Computer Incident Response Team
(NAVCIRT), and established the Navy’s first operational red team.
Mark is an investor, a Board Director at aDolus, and on the Advisory Board of several
cybersecurity technology companies where he has a successful track record in helping
startups from founding to acquisition.