Dameon Welch-Abernathy

Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy, CISSP, a.k.a. “PhoneBoy,” has provided aid and assistance to countless IT professionals since 1996. Best known as the author of two books on Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 as well as creator of a well-visited FAQ site on Check Point Software products, Welch-Abernathy currently works as a Strategic Alliance Manager for Check Point Software Technologies. Prior to that, Welch-Abernathy spent 10 years in Nokia’s Security Appliance Business, which was acquired by Check Point Software Technologies in April 2009.

Or less formally: I'm a parent. I write. I talk into a microphone and call it a podcast. I do Information Security for a living. I like computers, mobile phones, and many other forms of shiny gadgets. I think, sometimes too much, sometimes not enough. I help people make sense of complexity.