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Malware and Ransomware Explained

Why should you choose Malware and Ransomware Explained?

Viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware...from hijacking devices to stealing data to infiltrating networks, the threat is real. Malware and ransomeware can cause untold damage to an organisation, its customers and its reputation - and the first line of defence is knowledge. 


What will you learn?

You'll gain an understanding of what malware is and how the threat works. You'll explore the key measures that can be taken to prevent attacks, and learn how to explain the threat to audiences who aren't familiar with the technology or wider fraud landscape. You'll deep dive into ransomware, including the payment model used and their impact, and ultimately gain the ability to plan and implement a strategy to prevent and deter malware attacks. 


What skills will you gain?

You will be able to:

Who should attend this course?

Malware and ransomeware are indiscriminate in their targets, and knowing as much about the threat as possible can help stop you becoming a victim.  If you work in an environment where you and/or your team could be targeted for your access to systems and data or your finances, or if you are responsible for or have an interest in preventing fraud, financial and economic crime in your organisation, then this course is for you. 


Who is the trainer?

Mark Johnson is a Chartered IT Professional, cyber security expert and published author. His career has taken him from military officer, to drug enforcement agent, to global head of network fraud and security. He now runs The Risk Management Group, working with a range of global entities concerned relating to risk and security, including the City of London Police, the International Compliance Association and the MIS Training Institute.


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