Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies

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Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30 PM EST

Cybersecurity leaders in New York are invited to join this roundtable dinner on ‘Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.

Navigating the New Frontier: The Role of AI and ML in Revolutionizing DDoS Defense Strategies

Incorporating Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into DDoS defense mechanisms significantly elevates their effectiveness. These technologies facilitate a nuanced approach to security, empowering systems to anticipate and neutralize threats with unprecedented accuracy. ML algorithms sift through extensive data to pinpoint irregular patterns indicative of potential DDoS activity, enhancing early detection capabilities. Simultaneously, AI-driven automation streamlines the mitigation process, swiftly neutralizing threats while minimizing intervention time and potential impact.

By adopting ML and AI in DDoS protection, organizations can shift from a reactive to a proactive security stance. This not only fortifies their defenses against sophisticated and evolving DDoS tactics but also ensures a higher degree of network and application uptime. Implementing such advanced, intelligent solutions is key to maintaining the integrity and availability of digital infrastructures in an increasingly hostile cyber landscape.

  • What are the primary technical and logistical challenges faced by organizations in incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence into existing DDoS protection frameworks? 
  • How can organisations strategically deploy AI and ML technologies to enhance their DDoS defense mechanisms?
  • What advancements in AI and ML are anticipated to shape the future of DDoS protection?

Join leaders interested in advancing the integration of AI and ML technologies within cybersecurity frameworks, aiming to reshape the landscape of DDoS protection and secure the digital frontier against increasingly sophisticated threats.

Job titles may include CISO, CSO, Head of Cybersecurity, and other senior decision-makers.

Tyler Cohen Wood is on a mission to help secure the world. She is a renowned cybersecurity influencer and thought leader with over 23 years of technical experience, including 13 years working for the Department of Defense (DoD). She serves on several Advisory Boards such as the GCA, EC-Council, CyberSat.

As a keynote speaker, national security expert, and leading authority in cybersecurity, she provides insights into cyber threats, cyber warfare, mitigating cyber risk, national security, and equipping industries with the necessary tools and knowledge to defend themselves in the digital world. Tyler is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dark Cryptonite and has been recognized with numerous accolades, such as being named one of the “Top 30 Women in AI,” “Top Cybersecurity Speakers and Influencers,” and a finalist for “Cyber Woman of the Year.” Tyler is also a sought-after media contributor and a dedicated patient advocate who, through her vast knowledge, learned enough to help diagnose herself. She hosts “My Connective Life,” and “Health Exposed,” on the ITSP Magazine network.

Before starting Dark Cryptonite, Tyler worked at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
under the DoD, where she served as a Senior Intelligence Officer, Deputy Cyber Division Chief of the Special Communications Division, and the DIA Science and Technologies Directorate- selected Cyber Subject Matter Expert (SME). While at DIA, she developed highly technical cyber solutions and made recommendations and decisions significantly interpreting, developing, and changing critical cyber policies and directives affecting current and future DoD and intelligence community programs. She has helped the White House, DoD, federal law enforcement, and the intelligence community thwart many threats to United States cybersecurity. Tyler has given empowering keynotes and presentations for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100s. She has been a keynote and session speaker at conferences such as RSA, Defcon/Blackhat, HTCIA, Bloomberg Legal Conference Series, DoD Cybercrime Conference, ISSA, ISACA, EY Global and Mobility Talent Conference Berlin, A Gateway to Cybersecurity, Annual Corporate Fleet Conference (AFLA 2018), EC Council, Hacker Halted, FedEx Cyber Security Conference, BankersWeb Conference, Canadian Pharmacy Conference, Raymond James, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Altria, Kearny Bank, Brookline, Lowes, Allstate, Humana, and many more.


Tyler’s expertise has made her a highly sought-after guest and writer for national and local
television, radio, print, and online media. She has been featured on Good Morning America, FOX and Friends, CBS Evening News, ABC World News Tonight, Bloomberg, CNN, FOX, CBS, ABC, NBC, WGN, among others, and in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Huffington Post.

6:30 PM Arrival and reception
7:00 PM Welcoming and opening address by Ortus
7:10 PM Short introduction by A10 Networks
7:20 PM Moderated discussion with our guests and attendees
7:50 PM Dinner
9:00 PM Networking

Cathédrale Restaurant – Poster Room

112 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003, United States | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Hosted by A10 Networks

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Tailored Discussions

Your engagement is our priority; our renowned, handpicked moderators, adept at crafting immersive discussions, ensure that your time is thoroughly enjoyable and stimulating. Prior to the event, we’ll ask you questions to ensure the discussions are fruitful and aligned with your interests – all you have to do is show up.

Sensory Delight

Delight in meticulously curated three-course meals crafted by maestro chefs. Then take your pick from our curated menu of wines and coffee, all set within an ambiance that not only satisfies your palate but also inspires connections and ideas.