Responding to a Ransomware Attack
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Monday, 8 am. You turn on your laptop and read the words that every business fears: *YOUR FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPTED!*
An accompanying message says that “unless you transfer money in the next 24 hours, all your data will be destroyed.” It’s a ransomware attack. They’re dangerous, they’re damaging, and they’re on the rise. Ransomware attacks can cost businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars, so you need to know how to protect yourself against them.
Any sector can be a target – from businesses of any size to institutions like schools or universities. The good news is that there are actions you can take to prepare your company for a potential ransomware attack and to mitigate what happens after one. This course will show you how.
Common types of ransomware attacks
What common ransomware attacks look like and what action to take
How to defend yourself or your business against future ransomware attacks
Why your teams need this course
Whether your employees work from home or in the office, it’s vital that everyone in your organization is prepared for ransomware attacks, knows how to identify them, and understands what to do if they’re a target. This course will show everyone how to prepare for and protect against ransomware attacks.
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