VP of Security Solutions
Tony leads the VSOC managed services team at Fortress helping customers with asset and vulnerability management and threat advisory services and designs many of the technical security solutions at Fortress. He has helped hundreds of companies with strategic and tactical approaches to solving their information security challenges. Tony most recently worked at a network security and vulnerability management vendor, where he led a transformational effort for the Professional Services organization and supported pre-sales activities for all of the Americas. He has a wealth of experience in helping customers solve challenges around vulnerability management and prioritization, network assurance, and other security and compliance objectives. As the global head of application security at Arrow Electronics and senior security executive for multiple organizations such as GuidePoint Security, Darden Restaurants and Orlando International Airport (MCO), as well as over 20 years of consulting and operations experience, he brings a diverse skill set that includes Security Program Development, Business Continuity, Compliance, Incident Response, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management, Security Architecture and Network and Application Security.
Tony is a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as SANS, B-Sides, DerbyCon, ISSA, ISACA and others, and is a mainstay of the FL information security community, having founded several security groups and conferences. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hodges University in Naples, FL and over 20 security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN, GSSP-Java and many others.
“We are betting on the flip side, on the defensive side for our utilities.” - Tony