Ransomware Fundamentals


The ideal Ransomware response is preventative; avoid the attack in the first place. In this class you will learn how to plan for, prevent, and respond to Ransomware attacks on your business. Join us for this half-day video conference course. The course includes discussion of the following topics, and more:

Course Outline
  • History of Ransomware
  • Ransomware Targets
  • Notable Ransomware Attacks
  • Ransomware Variants and Statistics
  • Ransomware Delivery Methods
  • Attack Walk-through
  • Ransomware Observations
  • Evolving Trends
  • Preparatory Actions
  • Preventative Actions
  • Response Planning Actions
Bonus Material
  • References & Websites
  • Ransomware Checklist
  • Course Manual


After this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify Ransomware targets.
  • Classify evolving Ransomware trends.
  • Employ actions to prevent Ransomware.


This session is suitable for Information Security Officers, IT Directors, Chief Risk Officers, and Risk Management at financial institutions.


The ideal ransomware response is preventative; avoid the attack in the first place. In this class you will learn how to plan for, prevent, and respond to ransomware attacks on your business.


Participants will earn 3.5 CPE credits. To obtain full credit, you must register, attend the video conference, and complete the survey at the end of the course.

Field of Study: Information Technology
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of internet security issues within the financial industry
Fees: $400.00
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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Who should attend
Ransomware Fundamentals?
  • Those currently performing the role of Information Security Officer.
  • Those managing or overseeing the ISO Role.
  • Those looking to become an Information Security Officer.

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