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 until I am working again?

I was laid off on -February 12, 2018
69 days ago.

Years of Sales Engineering Experience

Years of Sales/Business Experience

Years Hands-on Technical Experience

CyberSimplified Podcast Series – The Delta Hack of 2017

It's almost here -April 23, 2018
2 days to go.

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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)

Contact Information

469 969 9422 (Cell)
Available anytime via email or cellphone.

CompTIA Sec+ - Course Complete


Cyber Security Proficiency


Cloud Services Proficiency


Networking Proficiency


Physical Security Proficiency


Security Agency (Council) of the Month


The Southwest Transportation Security Council (SWTSC) was formed to promote a partnership among Transportation Security Management groups and law enforcement to enhance communication and cooperation with a focus on transportation security and cargo theft in Texas and the Southwest area of the United States. Also to provide education to Law Enforcement Agencies and Officers about the transportation industry through partnership with the North Texas Crime Commission locally and to nationally partner with other transportation regional security industry councils and the Supply Chain – Information Sharing and Analysis Center to provide critical information and assistance to all members.

Please browse our site and learn how the transportation private sector and law enforcement have joined together in the Southwest Region of the United States to fight cargo crime and transportation security issues through education, information sharing and partnership.

You can find us at or via mail at the address below:

  • Southwest Transportation Security Council
  • 5501 LBJ Freeway, Suite 800
  • Dallas, TX 75240








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 publish 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.

The last 2 weeks have felt like 2 years

The last 2 weeks have felt like 2 years. as many of you know my Mother passed away on July 21, 2017 at 5:30 a.m. While that was devastating to my entire family it was a bittersweet day for my immediate family as we were given the joy of our first grandchild Eribella. She was […]

A Dream

7 Months of Searching for my Dream

To Dream or Not to Dream? Seven months ago, I lost my dream job, and it feels like a lifetime. Let’s face it, there may not really be any such thing as a dream job. Should there be? Perhaps yes, perhaps no. My best answer is… I don’t know. I mean if you have your […]

The Birth of Independence Day – July 4, 1776 or was it?

Independence Day When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, few colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain, and those who did were considered radical. By the middle of the following year, however, many more colonists had come to favor independence, thanks to growing hostility against Britain and the spread […]

multicast routing protocol

Networking 101: Understanding Multicast Routing

Whether you’re watching a celebrity childbirth streaming live from Africa or just trying to help your enterprise network run more efficiently, understanding multicast routing is key. By Charlie Schluting | Posted Jul 27, 2006 Multicast has become a buzzword more than once in history. IP multicast means that one sender is sending data to multiple […]


Magic Quadrant for UTM (Unified Threat Management)

Published: 20 June 2017 ID: G00316047 Analyst(s): Jeremy D’Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur, Adam Hils Summary SMB multifunction firewalls, or UTM, provide SMBs and distributed enterprises with multiple security functions in a single appliance. Network security leaders should use this research to evaluate performance, security, ease of use, local support and technology’s ability to handle new SMB practices. […]


Networking 101: Understanding BGP Routing

BGP – Border Gateway Protocol can be critical for successful enterprise network administration. BGP – The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol of the Internet, used to route traffic across the Internet. For that reason, it’s a pretty important protocol, and it can also be the hardest one to understand. From our overview […]

Fathers Day

The History of Fathers Day Explained

The nation’s first Fathers Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910, in the state of Washington. However, it was not until 1972–58 years after President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day official–that the day honoring fathers became a nationwide holiday in the United States. MOTHER’S DAY: INSPIRATION FOR FATHERS DAY The “Mother’s Day” we celebrate today […]


6 Months Oh My… It is a job I cannot buy.

6 Months and still no job. In the last 6 months I have worked like crazy to find a job. To no avail, I have found myself and lost myself again. I have went from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows and even had to rethink everything. I have doubted everything about […]

IPSec - Internet Security Protocol

IPSec – Internet Protocol Security

IPSec is one of the new buzz words these days in the networking security area. It’s becoming very popular and also a standard in most operating systems. Windows 2000 fully supports IPSec and that’s most probably where you are likely to find it. Routers these days also support IPSec to establish secure links and to […]

IPSec VPN - Let Me Explain

Understanding VPN IPSec – Let Me Show You.

IPSec VPN protocols objective is to provide security services for IP packets such as encrypting sensitive data, authentication, protection against replay and data confidentiality. As outlined in our IPSec protocol article, Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) and Authentication Header (AH) are the two IPSec security protocols used to provide these security services.  Analysing  the ESP and […]

Non-Technical Guide to Cybersecurity

Non-Technical Guide to Cyber Risk

Hello Everyone. There is a new resource for the non-technical people who read my posts that is wonderfully simple. I have no affiliation with this organization. It appears as though they are gathering leads to get the resource but, it is worth it. If you don’t know anything about cyber-security or cyber-risk UpGuard has done a […]

Small Business Network Security

10 tips to secure your small business network

They offer big security payoffs without spending a lot of time and money to secure your networks. By David Strom – Computerworld | SEP 6, 2006 1:00 AM PT Maintaining a secure small business or home network isn’t easy, and even for an old hand in IT, it still takes time and energy to keep things locked down. […]

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