Silverfort Appoints Industry Veteran Mathew Varghese as VP of Sales, Americas

After building Duo Security’s worldwide sales organization at early-stage and serving in sales leadership roles at various cybersecurity companies, Varghese joins Silverfort to scale its sales and help meet growing demand

BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Silverfort, the provider of Next-Generation Authentication solutions, today announced that Mathew Varghese has joined as VP of Sales, Americas. An industry veteran with over 20 years’ experience in cybersecurity sales, he will lead Silverfort’s sales and channel organization.

Prior to joining Silverfort, Mathew was the VP of North American Sales for Bromium (acquired by HP Inc.), Director of Worldwide Sales at Duo Security (Acquired by Cisco) and Director of Strategic Accounts at Tanium. He started his sales career as a pre-sales engineer at Tivoli Systems (acquired by IBM), led sales engineering teams at Aventail (acquired by SonicWall) and ArcSight (acquired by HP Software). Mathew has a bachelors’s degree in computer science from Wayne State University.

“Mathew’s successful sales track record and cybersecurity industry experience will be invaluable in expanding and accelerating our company’s growth,” says Hed Kovetz, CEO of Silverfort. “We are seeing rapid growth in the demand for our agentless authentication platform, as enterprises look to secure authentication of anything-to-anything in their perimeter-less networks and cloud environments. We are very fortunate to have Mathew on our team to help us meet this demand and scale our sales organization.”

Silverfort applies an innovative architecture and a powerful AI-driven risk engine to monitor, analyze and secure all authentication and access across enterprise networks and cloud environments – without requiring software agents, inline proxies or code change. Silverfort seamlessly enforces Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Risk-Based Authentication (RBA), and Zero-Trust policies to secure access to any sensitive systems, including systems that were considered ‘unprotectable’ until today. This includes homegrown applications, IT infrastructure, file systems, IoT devices, dynamic IaaS environments, machine-to-machine access and more.

About Silverfort

Silverfort delivers secure authentication and Zero Trust across corporate networks and cloud environments, without deploying any software agents or inline proxies. Using patent-pending technology, Silverfort enables risk-based multi-factor authentication for all sensitive users, devices and resources, including systems that could not be protected until today, such as homegrown applications, IT infrastructure, file systems, machine-to-machine access and more. Silverfort allows organizations to prevent data breaches and achieve compliance instantly, by preventing identity-based attacks across complex, dynamic networks and cloud environments.

The company has been named a CNBC ‘Upstart 100’, Gartner ‘Cool Vendor’, a 451 Research ‘FireStarter’, and received worldwide recognition, including the Most Innovative Adaptive Authentication InfoSec Award 2019, InfoSecurity 2018 Global Excellence Awards for Best Authentication Product, and is a gold winner of the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in the Multi-Factor Authentication category. Contact us to learn more.


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