K2’s The Very Real Risk of Ransomware

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! This program was recorded in April 2020. The lesson quizzes that populate after each lesson are not part of the final exam. You must pass the final exam to receive your certificate of attendance with a 70% or higher.

K2’s The Very Real Risk of Ransomware

K2’s The Very Real Risk of Ransomware

Course Details

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!

Format: QAS On-demand learning, including review and final exam questions. To earn credit, participants must pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better within one year of registering for this course.

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
  • Understanding what ransomware is and how it is transmitted
  • Exploring a variety of high-profile ransomware cases
  • Developing an action plan to reduce your individual and organizational risk
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<p><span style="font-weight: 400">Busy accounting and financial professionals who want to improve their personal and organizational productivity</span></p>
Information Technology
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Fundamental knowledge of hardware, software, and technology trends

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