This Phishing and Ransomware online training course will give you an overview of phishing, describe how it affects banks, and discuss prevention strategies. Phishing is a general term for any attempt to collect personal, financial, and sensitive information by posing as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. The information is then used to access the targeted individual's accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss. Bank accounts and credit cards are among the most popular targets for phishers, so it is important that financial organizations, their employees, and their customers are knowledgeable about this threat.
Data breaches, or incidents where secure information is accessed without authorization, occur daily worldwide. Cybercriminals have learned that one of the easiest ways to break through your organization’s security is by tricking employees into letting them in. Those looking to exploit your organization will use a variety of tactics to gain information, by getting employees to unknowingly install malicious software or by manipulating employees into giving up confidential information.
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Phishing and Ransomware course, the user will learn to:
- Define phishing and ransomware.
- Understand and identify common cybercrime tactics.
- Explain how phishing can impact banks.
- Implement customer education programs to combat cybercrime.
- Ensure bank policies and procedures are in place to protect against and respond to phishing.
This online Phishing and Ransomware course is made up of the following sections:
- Social Engineering
- Identifying Phishing
- Phishing and Banks
- Malware and Ransomware
- How Banks Can Reduce Risk
- Policies and Procedures
This Phishing and Ransomware online training course was designed for bank employees.
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