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5 Critical Considerations for Mitigating DDoS Attacks

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Date and Time

August 24, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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Web Conference


Irene Fisher


Lisa O'Connell


Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain one of the most effective methods used by cybercriminals to cause significant financial, operational, and reputational damage to businesses worldwide. Meeting the challenges associated with DDoS attacks requires a comprehensive approach that addresses all threats at all layers. But enhanced security shouldn’t come at the expense of performance. While on-premise solutions can be part of the answer, more robust solutions integrate performance with scalable, cloud-based mitigation that works at the network edge to deliver maximum agility and unlimited capacity.


Join us in this live webinar and Q&A to learn about: 
– Common DDoS attack types

– Why your organization should have DDoS protection in place

– 5 critical considerations for mitigating DDoS attacks


Dr. Curtis Campbell – Vice President and Manager of IT Governance, SouthState Bank

Dr. Curtis Campbell serves as Director on the International Board of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). She holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of TN and a PhD in Organizational Leadership/ Information Systems.

Dr. Campbell, a 25 year IT and Cybersecurity professional, holds the designations of Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Her experience includes cybersecurity leadership, governance, risk, and compliance, third party risk and IT audits in regulatory environments.

Dr. Campbell serves as VP, Manager of IT Governance at SouthState Bank, a subsidiary of SouthState Corporation where she works with executive leadership.

As ISSA Fellow, she is recognized for significant contributions to the cyber community, cyber profession, ISSA leadership and sustained ISSA membership. The elite status of ISSA Fellow designation belongs to only 2% of ISSA membership.

Dr. Campbell is a thought leader and author on cybersecurity topics and the human connection between trust and unintentional insider threats in an ever-changing cybersecurity footprint. She has published over 30 research and peer-reviewed journal articles on cybersecurity including: “Solutions for Counteracting Human Deception in Social Engineering Attacks”; “Securing the Remote Employee: Protecting the Human Endpoint in the Cybersecurity Environment”; and “Securing the Vendor: Changing the Dynamic of the Infosec Relationship”, “Understanding and Incorporating Cybersecurity Ethics” and Inspiring and Preparing the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals”. She is a monthly columnist for topics relating to Women in Cybersecurity in the international ISSA Journal.

See Dr. Curtis Campbell‘s full profile.


Cat Allen – Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloudflare

Cat Allen is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Cloudflare with a focus on network security services. She is a passionate data privacy advocate who takes pride in supporting brands that protect and preserve individual rights in the digital age. Her previous experience ranges from product marketing for legacy hardware-based network security products to digital marketing and advertising for niche brands and non-profits. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northern Illinois University as well as a Certificate from Coding Dojo, where she learned full-stack software development in Ruby on Rails, Python and MEAN. When Cat isn’t working, you can find her re-training her off-the-track Thoroughbred in the hunter/jumper discipline or going on adventures with her rescued Doberman Pinscher mix.

See Cat Allen‘s full profile.

ISSA Webinars and Conference series cover all the continuing education credits to maintain your cyber security certifications. (CPEs, CEUs, ECE, etc). Each hour is equal to one continuing education credit. Certificates of completion are available upon request after completion. For instructions, click here.

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