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Phishing and Ransomware
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This eLearning course is a recording from a webinar presented by the ADA Division of Information Technology and the ADA Division of Legal Affairs.

This course provides information a cyber security threat known as "ransomware," which is a type of malware that remotely locks computer files. The attacker then demands a "ransom" to unlock the files. Ransomware can be delivered via a "phishing" email, which attempts to trick the recipient into downloading the malware. The program discusses ways to help prevent a ransomware attack, ways to respond if an attack does occur, the HIPAA implications of a ransomware attack, and resources available from ADA and the federal government.

  • Upon completion, participant will be able to define phishing and ransomware
  • Upon completion, participant will be able to list some ways to help avoid becoming a victim of a ransomware attack
  • Upon completion, participant will be able to describe some steps to consider taking if an attack occurs


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