Security Company vArmour Hires Homeland Security Vet

Mark Weatherford, a former deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity at DHS, joined vArmour as senior vice president and chief cybersecurity strategist. vArmour Data center security company vArmour said Tuesday it has hired a former Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity leader and a machine-learning specialist to bolster its team. Mark Weatherford, a former deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity at DHS, joined as senior vice president and chief cybersecurity strategist. In his new role, he will advise commercial and federal customers on securing virtual and cloud environments, as well as emerging technology like software containers. “He will basically go collect data, and will work with the CTO organization to build capabilities and engage with organizations,” vArmour CEO Tim Eades said in an interview. The company recently installed its software in its third government agency, he…


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