EVENT DESCRIPTION

NOTE: This is an on demand learning bundle. This course suite is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once registered, you can access the material at any time. However, you will only have access to the course for 30 days AFTER REGISTRATION closes.

Avoid becoming a victim of ransomware and learn the latest tools to secure your data.

This bundle includes two online courses:

1. The Very Real Risk of Ransomware (2 hours)

Topics in this course include understanding what ransomware is and how it is transmitted, exploring a variety of high-profile ransomware cases and creating an action plan to reduce individual and organizational risk.

Click to see the full course description for The Very Real Risk of Ransomware.

2. Securing Your Data - Practical Tools for Protecting Information (4 hours)

Yesterday’s security techniques will not work to minimize today’s security threats. Topics in this course include a five-step approach to securing a PC, questions to ask to ensure server-based information remains protected, encryption, virus protection, electronic signatures and more.

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Please note, you must pass a final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for these courses. The final exam may be taken up to a maximum of 10 times.

PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE

Participants should have a fundamental knowledge of basic technological and security concepts and computer operations.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Define ransomware and identify how it is disruptive
  • Identify key controls to implement to reduce ransomware risk
  • Explore tools that can enhance security
  • Consider critical security risks
  • Specify a business case for security training
  • Differentiate between various tools that improve security

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Business professionals and CPAs seeking an action plan to reduce the risk of ransomware and anyone looking to secure sensitive data.