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Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

SKU: 4840
Format: 1 - 10 users
Availability: Access provided 1-2 working days from purchase

This ten-minute course introduces employees to phishing and ransomware, and what they need to be aware of to help prevent attacks. By educating your staff, you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.

The course was developed in response to the WannaCry ransomware attack, which spread rapidly across networks and affected 200,000 organisations in 150 countries, including the NHS, Telefónica in Spain and Nissan’s Sunderland plant.

This is a one-year licence, with the course hosted on our learning management system (LMS). Customisation is not included.

Price: 14,00 €
Excluding VAT


Course overview

Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

The course teaches staff the basics of how to avoid falling victim to phishing attacks and ransomware. It describes the link between phishing attacks and ransomware, and what staff need to be aware of to help prevent attacks.

By helping your staff understand what phishing attacks and ransomware are, and how to prevent them, you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.

Course objective

This course will help employees understand the link between phishing and ransomware and how they work together. It also provides them with the knowledge so that they can respond accordingly and act appropriately should they suffer an attack in the future.

Target audience

This course has been developed to raise awareness among employees, particularly those in the most critical service sectors, such as healthcare, education, retail and finance, so that they can start thinking proactively about how to protect themselves from phishing attacks and ransomware.

The benefits of e-learning

  • It is a quick, affordable and effective means of delivering training to multiple learners.
  • It provides systematic, consistent and repeatable training.
  • There are no travelling or other course attendance costs, as learners study from their desk and around their existing workload.
  • It is delivered over the Internet, so there are no additional technology or integration costs or challenges.
  • It can be deployed for existing employees and as part of an induction process for new starters.
  • It is a cost-effective solution: multi-user licences and multi-year contracts are available upon request.

Course contents

The Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch  course contents:

  • What is phishing? – Learn about social engineering and the different types of phishing attacks.
  • Consequences of a phishing attack – explanation of how phishing attacks affect you and your organisation.
  • How phishing works – look at how phishing attacks are created and the tricks criminals use.
  • How to identify phishing attacks and ransomware.
  • Next steps to take if they suspect that they have been compromised – tips to avoid phishing attacks.

Course Features


The course will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.


The course assessment will include 8 randomly selected multiple-choice questions. 


The course can be retaken as many times as needed until the pass mark has been achieved. 


A certificate will be issued to all staff that pass the test and will display their test score.

Additional Features

  • Customisation options

    As well as our off-the-shelf e-learning courses, we offer customised staff awareness e-learning courses. For more complex organisations that need an even greater level of control over course content, we also provide a fully bespoke service. Find out more 

  • Hosting options

    The course can be hosted and delivered from our LMS or from your own. Find out more

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