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Security Awareness: Malware at Work

by Jason Helmick

Often disguised as something that you want, malware attacks are not always obvious. Learn how to prevent malware attacks from disrupting or disabling your system through simple popup ads or links, and from holding your data for ransom.

What you'll learn

Cybercriminals are very good at hiding or bundling malicious software and luring you to download and install the software. In this course, Security Awareness: Malware at Work, you'll learn how to protect your business and yourself by gaining knowledge of malware attacks. First, you'll dive into identifying the attack and how to stop from becoming affected by these attacks. Next, you'll explore how to be more proactive in avoiding this type of attack. Finally, you'll discover how to identify who you should notify if a malware attack is detected. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the necessary skills and knowledge of security awareness needed to prevent malware attacks at home and at work.

About the author

Jason Helmick is an author for Pluralsight. His IT career spans more than 25 years or enterprise consulting on a variety of technologies, with a focus on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor, specializing in automation practices for the IT pro. Jason is a leader in the IT professional community, and serves as board member and COO/CFO of PowerShell.Org. Jason’s publications include Learn Windows IIS in a Month of Lunches, and he h... more

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