The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group


The DFWCUG is an organization in Dallas TX that works with and helps organize new Cisco Users Groups in the US.

The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group


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The Dallas / Fort Worth Cisco Users Group is an independent users group which meets on the first Wednesday of each month for the open exchange of technical information regarding the networking industry and Cisco products for the benefit of Cisco users.
Our meetings are free to attend - all we ask is that you sign up via our membership / meeting announcements mailing list.

We also have a pizza buffet starting at 6:00 pm (no charge) with the main meeting starting at 6:30 pm.

Donate to the DFWCUG

The DFWCUG is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We depend on your generous donations to help fund the operations of the DFWCUG which includes paying the operating costs of our Domain Name and Web Page. Please consider making a donation.

The DFWCUG will not be hosting a January meeting.

Because of holiday travel and ringing in the New Year, we are taking a break. Please stay tuned for our February meeting announcement, and check the website regularly for updates as well!

Our Next Meeting - Wednesday February 6, 2019

Topic: TBD


Speaker: TBD


Our Last Meeting - Wednesday December 5, 2018

Evaluating the Cybersecurity Landscape & Building a Defense In Depth Security Architecture

Cyber threats are more pervasive and more pernicious than ever before. At the same time, navigating the increasingly complex ecosystem of solutions without the necessary talent to protect business infrastructure remains a difficult task. As security talent continues to be scarce, businesses need orchestration, simplification and integration as well as options for managed security services.

Let’s take a look at how we can build a defense in depth architecture leveraging the Cisco Security portfolio. We will highlight the top threat vectors and one by one position Cisco Security offerings to defend against threats that enterprises are faced with in the ever-evolving security landscape.


David Swope, Cybersecurity Solutions Architect - Netsync Network Solutions

David Swope is a Cybersecurity Solutions Architect with experience across a wide variety of technologies and business applications. David holds a CCNP Security as well as a CCNP R/S and provides cybersecurity pre-sales consultation with an emphasis on Internet Edge, Content Filtering, and Endpoint Security solutions.

David Swope


The DFWCUG wishes to thank Netsync Network Solutions for being our meeting sponsor for December 2018



Netsync Network Solutions is a HUB-certified, minority-owned, value-added reseller (VAR), specializing in collaboration and unified communications, data center and cloud, network infrastructure, wireless and mobility, physical and cyber security, end-user computing and VDI, optical transport/WAN, managed services and staffing solutions. Learn more at

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