Introduction to Ransomware

In this free video course, Troy Hunt will teach you about the mechanics of ransomware and how to stop it from destroying your data. Earn 1 CPE credit!

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“In just one hour, I’ll teach you all about the history and evolution of ransomware, show you how strains like Locky and Jigsaw work, and review defensive measures you can take to prevent attacks.”

— Troy Hunt, Instructor and Security Pro

About the Course

Eligible for 1 CPE credit

Introduction to Ransomware is a series of video lessons and tutorials that teach anyone (even a total beginner) the mechanics behind one of the most vicious and rapidly evolving classes of malware. When you sign up, you immediately get access to a member’s area where you can take each lesson at your own pace.

Troy is a Pluralsight author, Microsoft Regional Manager, and world-renowned internet security specialist. He’s also the creator of “Have I been pwned?”, the free online service for breach monitoring and notifications.

Sample Lesson: The Mechanics of Ransomware

Who it’s for:

  • IT Pros
  • Beginner Security Engineers
  • CIOs and CISOs
  • System Administrators
  • Anyone with files they care about

What you’ll get:

  • 1 hour+ of course videos
  • Frustration-free signup
  • Downloadable code samples
  • Course slides
  • CPE credits!

What you’ll learn:

  • Why ransomware is a growing threat
  • Delivery channels
  • How ransomware works
  • When it’s a good idea to pay the ransom
  • How to defend yourself and your organization

Start the free video course today!

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