Tony is the founder and managing partner at VerSprite in Atlanta - a strategic, security pro service firm that is known for their hybrid approach to security service delivery and threat modeling approach to application security. Prior to VerSprite, Tony served as Sr. Director of Security Risk Management to a Fortune 50 organization where he led security assessments against global application environments. His work encompassed web application security testing, security architecture reviews, and analysis for business logic exploits. Previous to this role, he spent more than 5 years in the field of application security across other Fortune 500 organizations within the banking, telecom, and information service industry segments. Tony's leadership roles experience in security includes companies such as Equifax, SunTrust Banks, Morgan Stanley, Symantec, and SecureWorks.
Since late 2007, Tony leads the OWASP Atlanta Chapter, where he manages monthly workshops and events for the Atlanta web application security community. He is also serves on the OWASP Global Membership Board and regularly provides talks to other chapters nationwide, primarily on the topic of application threat modeling. Aside from the OWASP organization, Tony has helped to organize BSides Atlanta – an underground grassroots effort aimed at providing 100%, unsolicited security content to Atlanta Information Security professionals – for free.