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Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course

SKU: 4840
Format: Single
Availability: Access provided 1-2 working days from purchase

This ten-minute course introduces employees to phishing and ransomware, and what they need to be aware of to help prevent attacks. By educating your staff, you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.

The course was developed in response to the WannaCry ransomware attack, which spread rapidly across networks and affected 200,000 organisations in 150 countries, including the NHS, Telefónica in Spain and Nissan’s Sunderland plant.

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.

Find out more about our customisation and hosting options >>

Contact us for a custom quote here.

Price: £12.49
ex vat
This product qualifies for quantity discount pricing.


Reduce the threat of ransomware by educating your staff on the risks

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.

By helping your staff understand what phishing attacks and ransomware are, and how to prevent them, you can significantly reduce the risk of your organisation falling victim to an attack.



Benefits of e-learning:

  • It is a quick, affordable and effective means of delivering training to multiple learners.
  • It provides systematic, consistent and repeatable training.
  • There are no travelling or other course attendance costs, as learners study from their desk and around their existing workload.
  • It is delivered over the Internet, so there are no additional technology or integration costs or challenges.
  • It can be deployed for existing employees and as part of an induction process for new starters.
  • It is a cost-effective solution: multi-user licences and multi-year contracts are available upon request.


Target audience

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


This course will help employees understand the link between phishing and ransomware and how they work together. It also provides them with the knowledge so that they can respond accordingly and act appropriately should they suffer an attack in the future.


  • What is phishing? – Learn about social engineering and the different types of phishing attacks.
  • Consequences of a phishing attack – explanation of how phishing attacks affect you and your organisation.
  • How phishing works – look at how phishing attacks are created and the tricks criminals use.
  • How to identify phishing attacks and ransomware.
  • Next steps to take if they suspect that they have been compromised – tips to avoid phishing attacks.




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 Features

  • Customisation options – see more here.
  • Hosting options - the course can be hosted and delivered from our LMS or from your own – see more  here.
  • For 150 or more users, please complete this short form for a tailored quote. 

Contact us on +44 (0)333 800 7000 or email us for an online demo and a tailored quote.


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