Monthly Archives: May 2018

GDPR privacy and data protection – the new global standard?

As of Friday, May 25th, European Union regulators began enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In case you haven't heard of GDPR, or not noticed the recent multitudes of privacy policy emails in your inbox from third-parties, GDPR is an EU privacy and data protection law that provides for greater control over EU residents' [...]

By |2018-05-29T16:18:26+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on GDPR privacy and data protection – the new global standard?

Layer 8 Security at 2018 PACT Enterprise Awards

For Immediate Release May 9, 2018, Malvern, Pennsylvania - Layer 8 Security is proud to have been a top-three finalist for the 2018 Enterprise Awards Technology Startup of the Year presented by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT). Layer 8 Security ceded the award to Perpay, a fintech startup located in Center City, Philadelphia. "We [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:41:31+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Comments Off on Layer 8 Security at 2018 PACT Enterprise Awards

Cisco publishes security advisory – hard coded administrator password

Earlier this week, Cisco published 16 security advisories on its website (link at bottom of page) for its product line. Three of those advisories include vulnerabilities classified as 'Critical': CVE-2018-0222, CVE-2018-0268, and CVE-2018,0271. Of the three, CVE-2018-0222 stands out in particular as it involves hardcoded administrator credentials for Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center. Cisco [...]

By |2018-05-18T18:37:35+00:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Cisco publishes security advisory – hard coded administrator password