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.

My Credo for Life

Living a #BeastModeLife

That means living life all out for what you love and believe in. Doing what you have to do and wanting to do it. Living life to the fullest. Being awesome because you are awesome. But mostly it's about having a confidence that is unshakable in everything you do. It's about knowing that no matter the situation you've got what it takes, even if secretly you're not sure. The world may be tough but when you are living a #beastmodelife you are tougher more resilient with a never say die attitude. #BeastModeLife is not a club you join or a group with a membership or dues.  There are no meetings to go to and we don't ask you to quite anything. #BeastModeLife is a state of mind, a way of living your life that means you never quit, never give up, never back down. #BeastModeLife is not just for winners it's for those who have never won before but in spite of a losing record keep showing up and playing the game because they know that if they work hard enough, practice long enough and give it all they have then victory will be theirs. #BeastModeLife is for those of us with our backs against the  wall. Those of us who when we finally win the taste of victory will taste so sweet. One victory is all it takes to drive us to excellence, One win, one new job, one compliment, one new friend. Someone to care. That is the #BeastModeLife.

Let's all live a #beastmodelife, it's not and exclusive lifeEveryone can join in so let's do it together.

See you down the road.

Years of Sales Engineering Experience

Years of Sales/Business Experience

How Soon Until I Get a New Job?

I have been unemployed since -February 12, 2018
161 days ago.

Cyber Security Proficiency

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Cloud Services Proficiency

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Networking Proficiency

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Physical Security Proficiency

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Philippians 4:6 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.

How to create a security strategy for IoT

Data captured by an enterprise IoT deployment must be kept safe if it’s going to be useful. Here’s how to build an IoT strategy that prioritizes security. By Conner Forrest | May 2, 2018 — 16:39 GMT (09:39 PDT) | Topic: Sensor’d Enterprise: IoT, ML, and big data The number of connected devices will top 20 billion by the year […]

5-year-old IoT attack resurfaces, puts millions of devices at risk

IoT chip manufacturer Z-Wave reportedly fixed issues with its pairing process that allowed attackers to hijack internet-connected devices, but one security firm completely circumvented it. By Brandon Vigliarolo  | May 25, 2018, 1:38 PM PST Update: Z-Wave reached out in response and provided additional details about Z-Shave. Most critically, according to Raoul Wijgergangs, VP/GM of Z-Wave for Silicon Labs, […]

Why the future of IT requires more than just aligning with business

By Alison DeNisco Rayome  | May 31, 2018, 4:00 AM PST The IT department must shift to helm digital business transformation efforts, according to a panel at the 2018 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.  The most enduring IT concept of the last 50 years is the IT department, according to Joe Peppard, principal research scientist at the MIT […]

MEMORIAL DAY 2018

Memorial Day – What many people don’t understand is that military members who served in Viet Nam are still giving the ultimate sacrifice 40+ years later while suffering from multiple ailments caused by U.S. weaponry such as Agent Orange. My father made the ultimate sacrifice just over a year ago by succumbing to the effects […]

Wounded Warrior Project

WHO WE ARE. Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different. We are here for their first step, and each step that follows. Because we believe that every warrior should have a positive future […]

2 Long years and I still wish I could have one more hug.

Dad. May 22, 2016 was a day I will never forget. It was one of the worst days of my life and one that still hurts when I think about it. It changed my life forever. It changed me, who I am, how I live my life and what I want to do with my […]

Evolving Chrome’s security indicators

Thursday, May 17, 2018 Previously, we posted a proposal to mark all HTTP pages as definitively “not secure” and remove secure indicators for HTTPS pages. HTTPS usage on the web has taken offas we’ve evolved Chrome security indicators. Later this year, we’ll be taking several more steps along this path. Users should expect that the web is safe […]

Evolving Chrome’s security indicators

Thursday, May 17, 2018 Previously, we posted a proposal to mark all HTTP pages as definitively “not secure” and remove secure indicators for HTTPS pages. HTTPS usage on the web has taken offas we’ve evolved Chrome security indicators. Later this year, we’ll be taking several more steps along this path. Users should expect that the web is safe […]

Santa Fe, Tx High School Shooting

 10 dead, 13 injured in shooting at Santa Fe High School A 17-year-old carrying a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. Thirteen people were confirmed to be injured during the shooting. The shooting was the nation’s deadliest such attack […]

New Mexico Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Directing Computer Attacks Against Websites of Dozens of Victims and Felon-In-Possession Charges

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs A New Mexico man was sentenced today in St. Paul, Minnesota, for directing computer attacks against the websites of his prior employers, business competitors and public services, and felon-in-possession of a firearm charges.  Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division; United […]

Get Ready for ‘WannaCry 2.0’

Another widespread worm attack is \”inevitable,\” but spreading a different more lucrative or destructive payload, experts say. They\’re still out there, pinging away for vulnerable Server Message Block (SMB) services in order to find a way in. One year after the historic and massive WannaCry ransomware attack unleashed by nation-state hackers from North Korea, an […]

The Benefits And Challenges Of Radiometric Thermal Technology

Temperature Measurement or Radiometry is a technology that can provide benefits in a wide range of applications. Thermal cameras that employ temperature measurement features have enabled organizations to deploy solutions for security and protection, as well as predictive maintenance, cost effectiveness, firefighting support, game management, and search and rescue. Defining Temperature Measurement Temperature Measurement can […]

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