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Sep 30

Cyber Awareness Training by Layer 8 Security

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Free Cyber Awareness Training - Cyber Job Central
Layer 8 Security is proud to offer a free Cyber Awareness Training session on September 30th to the Temple University Alumni Association.

There’s a general impression that only larger companies are targeted by cyber attacks; however, the reality is that criminals don’t care whether you’re an individual or part of a smaller business – all that matters to them is getting their hands on your sensitive data. Because of this, all individuals and organizations need to do their part in protecting themselves by implementing cybersecurity best practices in their lives.

Following Layer 8 Security’s presentation, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain why cybersecurity is not just an ‘IT’ problem, but also a ‘people’ problem
  • Understand the external threats facing individuals and businesses today
  • Identify what you can do to have a higher level of cyber awareness in your daily routine

Concepts to be covered:

  • What is cybersecurity? Why should it matter to you?
  • Illustrating the cyber threats confronting individuals and companies, using current events
  • Who are the ‘bad guys’? What are they looking for? And why?
  • Demonstrate how attackers gather information via Facebook, LinkedIn, social engineering, and other vectors
  • Practical ‘cyber hygiene’ tips and tricks to keep you secure

Presented by Layer 8 Security President + Co-Founder, Kevin Hyde

Kevin is an expert in establishing cybersecurity operations and programs for private industry and the intelligence community.

In his 20 years of service to the Marine Corps, he served at the National Security Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, and around the globe. He was responsible for creating and deploying cyber maturity models and training pipelines for small, allied nations.

Kevin utilizes his former experience as a spokesman for the Marine Corps by being featured on television news programs, and in multiple print and web publications such as Modern Healthcare, Business Journals, CSO Magazine, and on Executive Leaders Radio. Kevin was honored as one of Philadelphia’s top Veterans of Influence, by the Philadelphia Business Journal in July 2016.

He is on the Executive Board of Folds of Honor, an organization that provides scholarships for children and spouses of fallen service members. Additionally, Kevin serves as an adjunct professor and guest lecturer for local universities.


September 30
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


Layer 8 Security


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