ICTTF Certified Ransomware Protection Officer

Help secure your business-critical data and operations whilst enhancing your overall cyber security posture.

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Course details

This course serves as a crucial defensive investment for your organisation. It not only helps you secure your business-critical data and operations but also enhances your overall cyber security posture, going through over 20 topics such as the Evolution of Crimeware, Decoding Ransomware Delivery Channels, Real-World Ransomware Case Studies, and much more.


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What will I learn?

  • A Comprehensive Understanding of Cyber Threats
  • The ENISA Cyber Threat Landscape
  • An Insight into Cyber Threat Actors
  • Evolution of Crimeware – Malicious Tools
  • A Look into the Past: How It All Began in 1989
  • Unravelling the Vicious Nature of Ransomware
  • Navigating the Waves of Triple Extortion
  • Decoding Ransomware Delivery Channels
  • Identifying and Mitigating Vulnerabilities Exploitable by Ransomware
  • Strategies for Quick Detection and Response to Ransomware Attacks
  • Utilising the NISF CSF Ransomware Profile
  • Deconstructing Locky – Understanding Its
  • Mechanics An Introduction to the Darkweb, Cryptocurrencies, and Tumblers
  • Exploring the Concept of Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)
  • Real-World Ransomware Case Studies: From HSE Ireland to Ukraine
  • The Cyber Insurance Conundrum
  • How Ransomware is Innovating Beyond Traditional Crime
  • Effective Cyber Hygiene Guidelines
  • Educating Employees to Recognise and Avoid Ransomware
  • Leveraging Other Essential Resources for Ransomware Mitigation

You will receive comprehensive support throughout the course, including:

  1. Expert Guidance: The course is led by a Head Tutor who is a subject expert, ensuring high-quality instruction.
  2. Individualised Support: A Course Manager is available to provide one-on-one assistance, addressing your specific needs and questions.
  3. Technical Assistance: Technical support is accessible to help you resolve any technical issues you may encounter during the course.
  4. Collaborative Learning: You can engage with other students through discussion forums, fostering social learning and collaboration.
  5. Additional Resources: Recommended external materials expand your knowledge beyond the course content.
  6. Accessibility Features: Core module videos include subtitles or closed captions, ensuring inclusivity and accommodating different learning preferences.



Is this course right for me?

The course is designed for everyone who wants to effectively get empowered with the knowledge and tools needed to prevent, identify, and respond effectively to ransomware threats.

Course format

Our course is delivered entirely online, providing you with the flexibility to learn at your own pace. The course material is available on demand 24 hours a day, allowing you to progress through the material at a time that suits you best.