Ransomware Training

Course Code: IFIS/OTHERS/002

About this Course

Ransomware, a form of malware, is a threat to everyone. It spreads through phishing or other methods that get the victim to click a link. Of recent the WannaCry ransomware has been a menace to many organizations. To avoid an attack, good security practices are important, both at home and at the office.


  • The course provides an overview of the types of ransomware, including onion and mobile ransomware, and covers ways of safeguarding a Windows computer from risks.

Learning Outcomes

In this one-day course You will covers the best practices for securing routers, updating your software, strengthening passwords, identifying spam and other forms of social engineering, and reporting ransomware attacks to authorities. You will also learn how you can prevent your network from becoming infected, including a tabletop exercise to help your organization test your response to attacks.

Course Outline

Topic 1: The inner workings of Ransomware
Topic 2: Types of Ransomware
Topic 3: Securing Windows systems against Ransomware
Topic 4: Best practices in mitigating ransomware attacks
Topic 5: Securing your router


Target Audience

  • I.T practitioners
  • Top managers
  • Anyone interested in I.T security at organizational level.
  • All people using systems in an organization.
  • Anyone who wants to protect against ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.

Duration and Fees

Duration: 1 day
Pricing: $150

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