Introduction to ransomware mitigation Course

We begin with a look at ransomware: what it is, how it works and what it means for you.

1 hour, 12 minutes

Course description

The course starts by providing background about ransomware mitigation. Topics covered include the history of the ransomware threat and its present-day impacts. From there, the course goes on to discuss the logistics of ransomware attacks. This includes some of the common ransomware attack vectors and best practices for preventing infections.


Ransomware prevention best practices

Video - 00:15:00

Describes best practices for preventing and mitigating common attack vectors used by leading ransomware variants.
Inside the ransomware attack chain

Video - 00:15:00

Explores common attack chains used by ransomware operators to deploy their malware within organizations' environments.
How ransomware works

Video - 00:22:00

Describes the various ways in which ransomware can operate.
The scope of the ransomware threat

Video - 00:14:00

Discusses the growth of the ransomware threat, including the history volume, costs and impacts of modern ransomware attacks.

Video - 00:02:00

A simple overview of what you will learn in Course 1.
Introduction to ransomware mitigation assessment

Assessment - 6 questions

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