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Mark Weatherford  |  Cybersecurity Columnist

Email : mweatherford1@gmail.com

Mark Weatherford is the cybersecurity columnist at Governing and a senior fellow at the Center for Digital Government, both of which are divisions of e.Republic. He came to e.Republic following a long and distinguished career in cybersecurity strategy and operations in both the public and private sectors. Among his appointments, he served as the Deputy Under Secretary of Cybersecurity for the US Department of Homeland Security, a Director with the National Cybersecurity Center, and previously, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the State of California. In the private sector, Weatherford served in senior roles at vArmour and Aspen Charter, plus advisory roles with a number of tech startups.