Tony DeGonia

Consultant - Cyber, Cloud, Networking and Physical

Highly proficient, knowledgeable and motivated Sales Engineer with a successful track record of sales success across 2 decades. Motivated professional who excels at delivering quality service while exceeding revenue benchmarks on a consistent basis. Well versed in multiple security domains including, cyber, cloud, networking and physical (IP/CCTV). Equally comfortable installing and deploying cutting edge technology, negotiating sales contracts from SMB to Large Enterprise or speaking/training on an advanced technology subjects to an audience of 400 or more. I am available for immediate employment either via W2 or 1099. If you are a client and would like to contract my services as a consultant please contact me via email or telephone and we can discuss the issues and my rates at that time. Thank you for visiting my website.

How long since I have had gainful employment

I have been laid of since:February 12, 2018
4 months ago.

Years of Sales Engineering Experience

Years of Sales/Business Experience

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11. For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. 13. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

Jeremiah 29:11 New International Version (NIV)

Articles

I write and curate articles for this site that I think may be helpful, educational and even some that are original works. I am also a published author of a number of articles on different technology subjects, not just through my own website but through nationally know channels as well. I have also been quoted for numerous articles as a subject matter expert in the fields of Managed Services and Cloud Services.

PHONE INTERVIEW TIPS

Today I ran across some job interview tips that I thought would be great to share with anyone who reads my blog. I will follow up with more info in the near future but since this is at the top of my mind every waking second I thought I would share with you. Thanks, Tony […]

Trump-Kim Meeting Was a Magnet For Russian Cyberattacks

Jai Vijayan 6/15/2018 – 03:20 PM Attacks directed at targets in Singapore went through the roof earlier this week. The recent meeting in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears to have attracted an inordinate amount of interest in US activities from threat actors based in Russia. Cyberattacks on targets […]

WOW… What a Day Today Has Been.

Today I entered the ranks of the unemployed again. Not that I was really all that employed before but it was an experience I won’t soon forget. I was taken back to the stone ages with an organization that claimed to be one thing, turned out to be something else (not what they claimed) and […]

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The CLOUD Act: 5 things businesses need to know about the data privacy law

A bill before the US Congress would smooth the way for law enforcement to access email and data stored in servers located overseas. Here’s how it will affect businesses. By Brandon Vigliarolo  | March 22, 2018, 11:34 AM PST | Image: iStock/krblokhin  A federal spending bill before the US Congress includes a provision called the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use […]

Cloud services dominate business strategy, making the SLA vital for success

The cloud computing business is growing fast and has become SOP for many enterprises. But negotiating a workable SLA takes a solid plan of action. By Mark Kaelin  | May 18, 2018, 5:25 AM PST According to a 2018 Gartner study, the public cloud market will grow by 21.4% in 2018 alone, accounting for more than $186 billion in […]

Facebook privacy goof makes posts by 14 million users readable to anyone

Posts were made public even when set to be viewed by a limited number of contacts. DAN GOODIN – 6/7/2018, 7:49 PM Facebook disclosed a new privacy blunder on Thursday in a statement that said the site accidentally made the posts of 14 million users public even when they designated the posts to be shared with only […]

Stymied by browsers, attackers embed Flash 0-day inside MS Office document

As browsers get wise to the risks of Flash, attackers look to Office to fill void. DAN GOODIN – 6/7/2018, 2:29 PM As browser makers make it increasingly hard to exploit vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and other plugins, hackers targeting diplomats in the Middle East tried a new approach this month: using Microsoft Office to remotely load […]

What is a blockchain, and why is it growing in popularity?

Bitcoin was the start, but as a wise man once said, you ain’t seen nothing yet. ALISTAIR DABBS – 11/6/2016, 8:00 AM Last year, Ripple Labs, creator of the virtual currency XRP, was fined $0.7 million (~£540,000) by the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network for violating regulations concerning money laundering. Some observers cite this as the moment cryptocurrencies shaved […]

New Facial Recognition Tech At U.S. Borders Will Scan Your Face, Whether You Like It Or Not

Momentmal / EmilyCho Crossing into or out of the U.S. by land is already an Orwellian nightmare. Here’s some of the technology border agents already use: Towers equipped with surveillance cameras A radiation-monitoring system to identify any potentially radioactive cargo Handheld metal detectors RFID travel document scanners X-ray like imaging devices Fiberoptic scopes to look into tight […]

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AWS facial recognition tool for police highlights controversy of AI in certain markets

Image: iStockphoto/metamorworks By James Sanders  | May 23, 2018, 5:28 AM PST Amazon’s Rekognition is being tailored to law enforcement use cases for real-time identification, prompting backlash from the ACLU. Amazon is marketing an AWS-based facial recognition service to law enforcement agencies that purports to be able to identify people in real time, according to documents obtained in a Freedom […]

This Filter Makes Your Photos Indecipherable to Facial Recognition Software

WRITTEN BY Dan Robitzski To help people hold onto (whatever remains of) their privacy, tools have emerged intended to trip up facial recognition AI. Real-world products like “Face Off Hats” (that’s a physical hat with a trippy pattern) and 3D-printed masks fool face-scanning software by presenting optical illusions to the cameras we encounter during our everyday lives.A surprising […]

Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 Just Launched the First of 11,925 SpaceX Internet Satellites

by Christianna Reedy and Abby Norman on February 22, 2018 SpaceX Internet Satellites Today’s Falcon 9 reusable rocket launch may not be quite as headline-making as the Falcon Heavy’s epic sendoff a few weeks earlier, but it was nothing to sneeze at either. After all, Elon Musk does not simply launch a rocket. No, the SpaceX CEO prefers to break records. Or better yet, […]

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