CPAR Information Technology

CPAR - 2022/May, Seg 2 - Understanding, Identifying and Mitigating External Cyber Threat Risks

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that is used by cybercriminals to lock data files and block access until a ransom is paid. The average cost of experiencing a ransomware attack is estimated to be about $761,106 globally. Lyle Lieberman, Chief Operating Officer with JANUS Associates, discusses the latest ransomware trends and provides a list of steps an organization can take to minimize the risk of an attack.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize why ransomware is such a concern;
  • Describe the role of cyber insurance;
  • List the steps an organization can take to protect against ransomware; and
  • Describe what web application testing is.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment or in information technology, or an introductory course in management or information technology.

Speaker / Author:

Lyle Lieberman is Chief Operating Officer at JANUS Associates. He responsible for overviewing the daily operations within the organization including physical security and corporate real estate. He has 15 years' experience in the security sector, both physical and logical (IT) security. Prior to joining JANUS 10 years ago, he was involved with artificial intelligence software designed to monitor multiple live video feeds, and generate alarms based on user defined activities. This specialized software is currently in use nationwide at government facilities, airports, critical infrastructures, and corporate centers such as The Time Warner building in New York City. Lyle works closely with the FBI's New Haven Cyber Task Force on behalf of JANUS clients, and he is a member of ASIS International, the American Society for Industrial Security, a charter member of the CT Technology Council's Cyber Security Task Force, and a member of the NY NJ Electronic Crimes Task Force, which is a partnership between the US Secret Service, law enforcement, and the private sector.


Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1565-FM

Release Date : 05/26/2022
Expire Date : 07/16/2023
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Information Technology

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