Data Integrity and Security

Yikes! Ransomware in the Enterprise

Course Overview
Have you, or someone in your company, had your computer system infected with malware, where valuable data is held for ransom? In this segment, Peter Vogel, a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell, brings us up-to-date on the latest Ransomware threats, describing typical targets and the criminal perpetrators. He also provides sound advice on how to deal with this threat should you or your organization fall victim.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the current Ransomware threat and its impact on business;
  • Identify the steps to take to keep Ransomware threats at bay;
  • Identify the typical targets and criminal perpetrators;
  • Recognize how to keep systems safe from malware threats and attacks.

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

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accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in management

Speaker / Author:

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95


Course Code : 99SPK24

Release Date : 06/01/2017
Expire Date : 06/30/2021
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Length : 50min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Information Technology

Theme : Data Integrity and Security

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