K2's The Very Real Risk of Ransomware

K2's The Very Real Risk of Ransomware

  • $79.00


(2 CPD Hour Course)

Over the past two years, ransomware has surged as a major threat to individuals and organizations of all sizes. To illustrate the threat ransomware is, its’ annual cost to businesses is now estimated at over $8 billion, up from $1 billion in 2016. Against that backdrop, ask yourself “am I at risk?” Of course, the likely answer is “yes”. To reduce this risk, you should participate in this session where you will learn how you can avoid becoming yet another victim of ransomware. The survival of your business may depend on it!

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • Define “ransomware” and identify how ransomware is disruptive
  • List the major ways ransomware is transmitted
  • Identify key controls you should implement to reduce your ransomware risk

Course Information

  • CPD credit: Recommended for 2 CPD hours Information Technology
  • Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of basic technological and security concepts
  • Program level: Intermediate
  • Advance preparation: None
  • Who should participate: Business professionals who are seeking to develop an action plan to reduce individual and organizational risk of ransomware