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Avoiding Ransomware

This webinar will give you tools to train employees to avoid ransomware attacks.

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Product Id : 701822
Instructor: Paula Pierce

Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes
Tuesday,   August 29, 2017   |    10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT



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Overview: Ransomware is a type of cyber attack that locks IT resources until a monetary ransom is paid. Ransomware attacks on businesses are escalating at an alarming rate, and businesses of all sizes are now targets. American businesses are losing millions of dollars mitigating ransomware attacks. The best defense against ransomware is not letting it into your system.

Ransomware attacks spread when employees unwittingly let malware into your system. Every computer, tablet, or cell phone is a potential entry point for malware. Invariably, ransomware enters a system because a human clicks on the bait.Yet, people can learn how to recognize and avoid malware. This webinar will give you tools to train employees to avoid ransomware attacks.

Why should you Attend: Cyber attacks on businesses are escalating at an alarming rate, and no business is safe.Are your employees trained to recognize and respond appropriately to ransomware threats?

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • What is Malware?
  • What is Ransomware?
  • How does Ransomware Work?
  • How can Employees Recognize Potential Malware?
  • What should Employees do when they see Potential Malware?
  • What should you do if you become the victim of a Ransomware Attack?

Who Will Benefit:
  • HR Personnel
  • Department Managers
Paula Pierce is an Austin, Texas attorney who provides legal services to identity theft victims. She previously founded a regional legal services program for victims of identity theft and financial fraud. She has authored numerous publications for victims of identity theft and for attorneys and is a frequent speaker on identity theft and financial fraud. Ms. Pierce received her bachelor’s degree with honors from Trinity University and her law degree, summa cum laude, from South Texas College of Law where she served as a brief writer to the school’s award winning moot court teams and technical editor of the South Texas Law Journal.

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