ICTTF Ransomware Uncovered

Discover how the underground economy of cybercriminals operates, the mechanics of ransomware, how to defend your business and how to respond to an attack.

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Course details

We have partnered with the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF) to bring you a training course to help you gain an understanding of the cyber risks related to ransomware. 


  • How the underground economy of cybercriminals operates
  • The mechanics of ransomware
  • How to defend your business and how to respond to an attack

Have a question about this course? Please email info@thecorporategovernanceinstitute.com 



What will I learn?

  • Cyber threat landscape
  • Impact of Covid on cyber threats
  • Underground economy of cybercriminals
  • The cyber kill chain
  • The illusion of cybersecurity
  • Ransomware background
  • Delivery channels of ransomware
  • The mechanics of ransomware
  • To pay or not to pay ransoms
  • Psychological tactics of ransomware criminals
  • Ransomware threat evolving
  • Ransomware reality today
  • Defending against ransomware
  • Leveraging NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Responding to a ransomware attack
  • Be prepared not scared!

Is this course right for me?

An introductory course that is suitable for professionals in the financial, insurance and public sectors as well as anyone interested in learning more about how to avoid these types of incidents.

Course format

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 90-minute duration
  • Online exam – 80% pass mark
  • Certificate of completion of each module
  • 7-day online access to course contents