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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 provides employees with an introduction to phishing and ransomware, and what they need to be aware of to help prevent attacks. Educating your staff means you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.

IT Governance has developed the phishing and ransomware course in light of the WannaCry ransomware exploit, which spread rapidly across networks and affected 200,000 organisations in 150 countries, including the UK’s National Health Service, 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 not included.

Please note that our e-learning courses are hosted on GRC eLearning Limited’s learning management system (LMS). GRC eLearning is GRC International Group plc’s e-learning company, and sits under the Group’s training division.

Price: 14,00 €
Excluding VAT


Educate your staff on the risks of ransomware

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.  Equipping your staff with an understanding of phishing attacks and ransomware and how to prevent them means you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.


E-learning is a quick, affordable and effective means of delivering training to multiple learners.

  • Provides systematic, consistent and repeatable training.
  • There are no travelling or other course attendance costs, as participants study from their desk and around their schedule.
  • Web-delivered, so there are no additional technology or integration costs or challenges.
  • Can be deployed for existing employees and as part of an induction process for new starters.
  • Cost-effective – multi-user licences and multi-year contracts available upon request.

Target audience

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


  • 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. How to identify phishing attacks and ransomware.
  • Next steps to take if they suspect that they have been compromised – tips to avoid phishing attacks.





10 minutes




8 randomly selected multiple-choice questions




Opportunity to retake the test until the pass mark is achieved




Issued to all staff who pass the test


Additional information

  • Find out more about customisation options here.
  • Find out more about our hosting options here.
  • For 150 or more users, please complete this form for a tailored quote.


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