How to change security behaviour

Malicious Programs

In this course you will learn what malicious programs are and how they can disrupt the work processes of a company. You will also learn how malware is used to steal sensitive information.


Language: German, English, French, Italian
Duration: 8-12 minutes
Format: SCORM or via our Learning Center
Customizable to the company: Yes, for example, guidelines, terms, colors, font, logo, contact data and linked documents.

Learning goals:

• You will know the types and risks of malicious programs and will be able to name them
• You will understand the procedures that hackers use to access information and you will be able to describe them
• You will be able to apply the rules to protect against malware

Learning content:

• Risks
• Scenarios - Multi-part, interactive short story
• Kinds of malware
• Distribution channels
• Preventative measures
• Interactive exercises
• Quiz
• Conclusion

Number of lessons:


Target group:

Any employees in your company, who work on computers or mobile devices.

Additional documents:

Information sheet, animated film, poster, e-mail and intranet information.

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