Chapter 4 - Malicious Emails: Ransomware


Knowing how to identify and manage malicious ransomware emails is a key factor in preventing the consequences of potential cyber threats that could impact the business.

Every user and every company are constantly exposed to this type of criminal activity and the consequences can be serious.

Learning objectives

  • How to detect potentially malicious emails
  • Typical characteristics of malicious emails
  • Ransomware basics
  • Practical examples and simulation exercises

Self-assessment questionnaire

This chapter includes 5 self-assessment questions aimed at reinforcing the concepts learned and practiced in the interactive slides.

The self-assessment questions raise issues that require reflection and application of what has been learned.


  • 20 minutes