Computer Science  |  Format: Flash

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.

    Catalog Number: 99SPK24
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: SmartPros
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in management
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Jun 01, 2017 / Jun 30, 2021