Security & Risk Management

Malware: What You Need to Know

Course Overview
Malware continues to plague the global computing world by wreaking havoc and causing costly damage to enterprise systems, networks and data. In fact, according to data from Kaspersky Security Network, users of their anti-malware solutions “detected and repelled” over 171 million malicious attacks in just one three-month period of last year. In this report, Expert Troy McMillan discusses the current Malware landscape. In addition, McMillan offers advice and best practices to IT and business professionals on how to reduce the chance of Malware gaining an upper hand in an organization.

Track: Technical Briefings
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Understand the current Malware threat landscape and its impact on global computing
  • Identify best practices organizations can take to reduce Malware risks
  • Recognize what IT professionals need to keep top-of-mind regarding today’s IT security
  • Discuss the Malware trends on the horizon that IT professionals should be on the lookout for

Speaker / Author:

Troy McMillan is a Product Developer and Technical Editor for Kaplan Cert Prep as well as a full-time trainer and writer. He became a professional trainer 12 years ago, teaching Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and Wireless classes. Troy’s book CCNA Essentials by Sybex Publishing was released in November 2011. It has been chosen as the textbook for both online and instructor-led classes at several colleges in the United States. Troy also is a courseware developer. Among the work, he has done in this area is wireless training materials for Motorola in 2011 and instructor materials for a series of books by Sybex on Windows Server 2008 R2 in 2011. Troy also teaches Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and Security classes for several large corporate training companies. Among these are Global Knowledge and New Horizons. He now creates certification practice tests and study guides for the Transcender and Self-Test brands. Troy lives in Atlanta, Georgia.


Price (USD)

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


Course Code : WIT-1952v2

Release Date : 03/04/2019
Expire Date : 03/04/2021
Credits :
CEU 0.50
ISC 0.50

Length : 32min

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

Returning Subscribers

- OR -