Security & Risk Management

Yikes! Ransomware in the Enterprise (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
Ransomware is a serious issue today. In this report, we'll bring IT and business professionals up-to-date on the latest Ransomware threats and offer best practices and advice on how best to deal with the threat if you or your business becomes a victim. This program features attorney and technologist Peter Vogel, a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, where he co-chairs the firm's Internet, e-commerce, and technology industry team.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the current Ransomware threat;
  • Explain the impact of malware on individuals and business today;
  • Identify the steps we all need to take to keep Ransomware threats at bay;
  • Discuss typical targets and who the criminal perpetrators are.

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Speaker / Author:

Peter Vogel - Interviewee
Peter S. Vogel is a Partner with the law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as Chair of the e-Discovery Team and Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Practice Group. Mr. Vogel holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Certificate in Data Processing, and has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, graduate school lecturer and management consultant. He has written and lectured nationally on computer law topics, including the Internet, e-Commerce, and the e-Discovery. Mr. Vogel served as President of the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1997, he has served as Chair of the Texas Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Information Technology.
He also serves as a Court Ordered Mediator and Special Master in Computer e-Discovery, Technology, and Internet Matters. Mr. Vogel is an Adjunct Law Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law and since 2000 taught courses on the Law of eCommerce. You may review his blog on the Internet, IT, and e-Discovery at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1913

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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