Jul 25 2016

Kevin Hyde Honored with Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2016 Veterans of Influence Award


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Honoree Kevin Hyde and other members of Layer 8 Security attended Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2016 Veterans of Influence Awards on July 21, 2016 at The Ballroom at the Ben. The event was designed to recognize veterans who are influential in the Philadelphia business community.

Layer 8 Security extends its congratulations to our Managing Director, Kevin Hyde and all Honorees of this prestigious award. His leadership, drive and enthusiasm play an invaluable role in shaping the company’s services, brand, culture and reputation. We commend Kevin on his more than 15 years of honorable service in the United States Marine Corps and his continued service in the Reserves where he assists transitioning Marines from active duty to the American work force.

“Kevin’s leadership has been key to Layer 8 Security’s success.  His experience in and out of uniform give him a unique perspective on the continuously changing information security landscape,” said Jeffrey Lipson, Executive Director for Layer 8 Security. “Kevin’s role in assisting Veterans through the Marine for Life program has changed the lives of many.  He is a mover and shaker in the Philadelphia marketplace.  We’re lucky to have Kevin as part of the team.”

Attendees were honored to hear from former Marine and Keynote Speaker Justin Constantine. Justin is a Leadership Consultant and Inspirational Speaker who has overcome injuries sustained during a deployment to Iraq in 2006.

Layer 8 Security focuses on the effective management of cybersecurity at the human layer where business processes and technology intersect through various services, such as compliance risk management, security risk assessments, penetration testing,  training and more. The Layer 8 Security team has extensive experience and training from operations serving in the National Security Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, DoD, Special Operations, and Private Industries. Layer 8 Security members have served at home and abroad, and many still serve today in the military Reserve.