Tony DeGonia

Solutions Architect | Cyber Security | Cloud Services
Highly Experienced Sales Engineer/Solution Architect seeking a new role to focus 100% effort on creating solutions that bring value to an appreciative employer and customer.

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469 969 9422 (Cell)
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12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

- Philipians 4:12-13


2017 Security Predictions – The Threats Are Real

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. https://www.watchguard.com While 2016 was a banner year for cyberattacks, hold onto your boots, 2017 should be a wild ride as well. We’ll see escalations of current threats and brand new attack vectors. Will the first ever Ransomworm spread through networks like wildfire? Will your IoT device become the de facto target for zombie […]

Free security tools to support cyber security efforts

More cyber security freebies than you knew existed By David Geer – CSO | Dec 22, 2016 5:30 AM PT There are more free information security tools out there than you can highlight with a fist full of whiteboard pointers. While many are trial ware-based enticements designed to lure decision makers to purchase the pricey […]

Serious Bug Exposes Sensitive Data From Millions Sites Sitting Behind CloudFlare

2017-02-23T22:45:00-11:00Thursday, February 23, 2017 Swati Khandelwal A severe security vulnerability has been discovered in the CloudFlare content delivery network that has caused big-name websites to expose private session keys and other sensitive data. CloudFlare, a content delivery network (CDN) and web security provider that helps optimize safety and performance of over 5.5 Million websites on […]

The practicality of the Cyber Kill Chain approach to security

By Lysa Myers Lysa Myers of the InfoSec Institute explains the Cyber Kill Chain approach and whether or not it’s a good fit for certain organizations. If you’re one of those folks who read a lot of InfoSec news, you’ve no doubt heard a lot of mention of the effectiveness of a Cyber Kill Chain […]

10 new AWS cloud services you never expected

From data scooping to facial recognition, Amazon’s latest additions give devs new, wide-ranging powers in the cloud By Peter Wayner | Follow | Contributing Editor, InfoWorld | Jan 23, 2017 3:00 AM PT In the beginning, life in the cloud was simple. Type in your credit card number and—voilà—you had root on a machine you […]

Microsoft’s ad missed the mark but opened eyes

  DIVERSE-IT  |  By Sharon Florentine, Senior Writer, CIO | APR 20, 2017 4:12 AM PT Microsoft’s latest Women in STEM ad misses the point. Unless the point is to blame women for their own oppression. Microsoft’s diversity and inclusion page starts off with this sentence, “In over 20 years of committed diversity and inclusion efforts, […]

IT leaders say it’s hard to keep the cloud safe

Shadow IT causing cloud trouble by illicitly working behind the scenes By Sharon Gaudin | Senior Writer, Computerworld | FEB 15, 2017 12:17 PM PT IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it. That was one of the findings of […]

Hackers use old Stuxnet-related bug to carry out attacks

Protection from these exploits means installing security patches or upgrading your OS By Michael Kan | U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | APR 20, 2017 1:45 PM PT Users that run unpatched software beware. Hackers have been relying on an old software bug tied to the Stuxnet worm to carry out their attacks. Microsoft may have initially […]

Top Scoring Data Breaches

Top 10 Data Breaches Since 2013

Top Scoring Data Breaches Organization Breached Records Breached Date of Breach Type of Breach Source of Breach Location Industry Risk Score JPMorgan Chase 83,000,000 8/27/2014 Identity Theft Malicious Outsider United States Financial 10 Korea Credit Bureau, NH Nonghyup Card, Lotte Card, KB Kookmin Card 104,000,000 1/20/2014 Identity Theft Malicious Insider South Korea Financial 10 Target 110,000,000 11/4/2013 […]

Hacker Shows How Easy It Is To Hack People While Walking Around in Public

2017-02-24T03:24:00-11:00Friday, February 24, 2017 Mohit Kumar Wi-Fi enabled devices — widely known as the Internet of Things (IoT) — are populating offices and homes in greater and greater numbers. From smartphones to connected printers and even coffee makers, most of these IoT devices have good intentions and can connect to your company’s network without a […]

US government ‘hacked global bank system’

Dave Lee – North America technology reporter – April 15, 2017 A huge range of security weaknesses, said to be worth over $2m if sold on the black market, have been leaked online. The tools are said to have been created by the US National Security Agency (NSA), and accompanying documents appear to indicate a possible breach […]

Profiling Modern Hackers: Hacktivists, Criminals, and Cyber Spies. Oh My!

May 30, 2013 By Corey Nachreiner Sun Tzu, the renowned military strategist and author of The Art of War, was known for the saying, “Know thy enemy and known thyself, and you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.” While the true intention of this quote is likely to remind us that knowing our […]

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