K2's The Dark Web, Ransomware and Internet Insecurity (2 hours)
Everyone knows the Internet is laden with risk. Surprising to many professionals, though, is how these risks change over time. Failing to recognize these changes can lead to unprotected systems and uneducated users – two factors that drive risk manifestation.
In this session, you will learn about many Internet-based risks, including ransomware, and how the Dark Web contributes to these risks. More importantly, you will learn about common-sense solutions to each of these risks so you can minimize the chances that you or your organization becomes another victim.
- How the Dark Web is similar to and different from the Surface Web
- Examples of recent Internet-based crimes
- Leading and emerging security risks
- Solutions and best practices to mitigate risk
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
- Distinguish between the Surface Web, the Deep Web, and the Dark Web
- List examples of major Internet-based threats that could impact businesses
- Identify potential solutions for reducing risk and differentiate the risk(s) that each solution can mitigate
- CPE credit: 2 hours Information Technology
Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of basic computer operations
Program level: Intermediate
- Advance preparation: None
Who should participate: Business professionals seeking to mitigate data security risks and operate their technology safely