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Course Details

Overview of Topics

  • Ransomware Background & Case Studies14 mins
  • Overview of Targeted Phishing22 mins
  • SafEmail security filters32 mins
  • Training & Simulations37 mins
  • Protecting Your Backup From Encryption44 mins

Course Description

Imagine turning on your computer one day to find that all your data files have been encrypted, but a criminal holds the key necessary for you to regain access to and use of these files. This is the classic definition of RANSOMWARE. Accountants automatically becomes the primary target of RANSOMWARE because they possesses lot personal and confidential client information and moreover weak cyber security practices makes them more vulnerable.

Ransomware is an epidemic in the world right now. Ransomware continues to plague individuals and businesses of all sizes and in all industries and represents one of the biggest security threats we face today. Yet few are taking the steps necessary to reduce the risk associated with the potential loss of data associated with ransomware and the risk of a ransomware attack being considered a breach of confidential information. 

In this course, you will learn how you can implement an effective system of control to mitigate the risk that you will become yet another victim or ransomware. Learn the best practices for reducing the chances that your data is held hostage along with key recovery tactics in the event your preventive efforts fail.

While Cyber Security is complicated and technical, the basic safeguards are simple, inexpensive and very effective. These basic safeguards go a long way in the prevention and restoration of ransomware. Follow the THREE ITEMS OUTLINED IN THIS WEBINAR & YOU WILL NEVER PAY A RANSOM DEMAND.

Learning objectives

  • To walkthrough the various Ransomware Case Studies - Know the Risk
  • To understand the Warning signs of an impending ransomware attack
  • To learn and use different Email Security Filters
  • To learn about different Phishing Training/Simulations
  • How to stop a ransomware attack and protect your Backup from Getting Encrypted

About Presenter

Brad David, IT Professional

Outsourced CIO,Get Phishing

[email protected]

I help busy and overwhelmed business owners and IT managers streamline and leverage their technology so that they have peace of mind when running their business. They know that their valuable information, employee data & client data are safe and secure.

We cover the basics of CyberSecurity. With 93% of Ransomware entering through phishing email attacks, we focus on reducing risk in this area. We send phishing simulations in conjunction with training content to reduce the click rate of your organization. We also provide supplementary services of Email Security Filtering, Cloud Backups, and a $1,000,000 ransomware insurance policy associated with our newest anti-virus product.

Review Questions

  • Question 1 : 00:15
  • Question 2 : 00:35
  • Question 3 : 00:50
  1. What is the foremost step you should take to minimize the Ransomware Threats?
  2. What are the best practices to secure your firms from ransomware threats?
  3. How can you send & receive the information securely to avoid any ransomeware threats?
  1. In terms of percentage, which industry is most vulnerable to Ransomware?
  2. Phishing training can reduce the click rates from:
  3. Why Email Security filters are required?
  4. What are some of the best practices you should adopt to secure yourself from phishing attacks.
  5. What are the essential components of Backup/Disaster Recovery?

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  • As per NASBA guidelines, you have one year from date of registration to complete each program.
  • Complete your final exam at any time and get CPE Credit instantly. You can retake the exam multiple times without any additional charges.
  • Course have minimum passing score of 70% and test takers will not be provided feedback on failed exams.
  • Upon achieving a passing score, test takers will be notified of the correct answers to the questions missed.
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Reviews

4.3
(197)
54%
31%
11%
2%
3%
  • DS
    Donald Sotherland , CPA
    Jan 17th 2020
    This was an awesome class. The information was up to date, had great examples for us to hear about and good information on how to implement cyber security measures to try to stop these hackers. My clients will appreciate that I learned so much to protect them and their personal information.
Maria Galvan Govea , AFSP
Great!
SS
Sharon Stuyck , CPA
Good
CRC
Catherine R Cool , CPA
Excellent
JD
John Dennehy , CFE, EA
It was very relevant for me and well done.
MD
Mark Domzal , CPA
Informative and practical

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  • CPE Credits 1
  • CE Credits 1
  • IRS Course ID GEHNZ-T-00115-20-S
  • Subject Area Information Technology
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method QAS Self Study
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Recorded Date January 30 ,2020
  • Published Date February 07 ,2020
  • Who should attend? Bookkeeper Accountant CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm Cybersecurity Pros Tax Firm Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Tax Accountant (Industry) Tax Director (Industry) Finance Director Senior Accountant VP Finance Cloud Firms Entrepreneurial Accountant Tax Managers IT Managers Compliance Managers
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