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Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

SKU: 4840
Format: Online
Published: 01 Jan 0001
Availability: Access provided 1-2 working days from purchase

This interactive ten-minute course introduces employees to phishing and ransomware, and explains what they need to be aware of to prevent future attacks. You can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to attacks if your staff have the right knowledge and skills to react accordingly.

This course was developed 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 and Telefónica in Spain. 

This is a one-year licence with the course hosted on our learning management system (LMS). Customisation is 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.

See our hosting and customisation options here.

Price: $15.99
This product qualifies for quantity discount pricing.


Do your staff know how to identify a ransomware attack? 

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. 
  • No travelling or other course attendance costs, as learners study from their desk and in their spare time. 
  • 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 are available upon request. 


This course aims to help employees better understand the link between phishing and ransomware. It also aims to provide them with the knowledge to respond appropriately to future attacks.


Target audience

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



  • Explains what phishing is. 
  • Outlines the consequences of a phishing attack. 
  • Describes ransomware and crypto-ransomware. 
  • Identifies how to avoid falling victim to phishing attacks and ransomware. 
  • Lists the steps to take if they think they've been compromised. 





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 our customisation options here
  • Find out more about our hosting options here
  • Multi-year contracts are available. Contact us on 00 800 48 484 484 or email us for a price estimate.
  • For 150 or more users, please contact our service centre for a custom quote.


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