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
70 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
20 hours 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.

2 Months of Unemployment and Counting

Well yesterday was an interesting day. It has been 2 whole months since I left my dream job at WatchGuard Technologies. While is has been a long tough 2 months there have been some positives that have come from this layoff that I never really appreciated before. I have had some good solid time to […]

The Job Hunters Guide to Making It Happen

As a perpetual job hunter, or though it seems, I have been researching how to make my job search more effective. Studying how I can present myself and sell myself better when I finally land the coveted interview that often times seems so allusive. I have noticed that through the years and as my career […]

Oh The Curveballs Life Throws You.

It’s amazing how you can be sitting there one day enjoying life, making your way and doing what you have to do. Then wham… Life jumps up and smacks you in the face. You know they say that your life changes on some random Thursday when you least expect it. Well that is how it happened […]

I won the lottery of life – Part 2

I wrote a previous article outlining my wife and I finding out she could very well have cancer and what is was like to go through that ordeal. While we have since found out that my wife does not have cancer, thank you LORD. The road to this place has been difficult at best. It […]

I Won The Lottery of Life Today.

It’s not often that I sit down and just write about my life. But the events of the last 2 weeks are worth it. My life and more so my wife’s life has been totally turned upside down. You see I have already heard that those life changing moments happen on some random Tuesday. There […]

Scammers targeting the elderly are the MOST DETESTABLE of ALL!!!

You know I got into the Cyber Security industry to try and help stop scammers and hackers from ripping people off. Nothing infuriates me more than scammers that pray on the elderly with fixed incomes. It is absolutely detestable that someone would go after the fixed (barely livable) income of an elderly person who is […]


Oh yea, it’s easy. I mean really, customers and buyers do make it way too easy to sell on fear. So let’s break this down together. There are two things that every business owner fears. The boogeyman and the government. Entire industries are built on fear. Let me explain. I work for an IT Security […]

What is the most important aspect of your computer network?

That question ranks right up there with the age old question, which was first the chicken or the egg? Another good one that I used to hear all the time… What is more important, Sales or Operations? I guess what we are going to come up with here is that it is a matter of […]

A Few Things to Consider When Building a Website for Your Business

At some point, every business owner or manager will decide to navigate the “shark infested” waters that is the internet. The potential of the internet is much too great to write it off as not worth at least some level of effort. In my experience creating a presence on the internet for your business and […]

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