Get expert insight on the state of the malware landscape as it pertains to SMBs, including the most common types of malware. Learn how malware works, what it is designed to do and what makes it unique. Also see case study examples and key principles of a successful lean and mean antimalware program.
Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².
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About the expert:
Lenny Zeltser is a SANS Institute instructor and noted author.
In this part:
Video: Malware detection and prevention fundamentals
This videocast will provide a picture of the state of the malware landscape as it pertains to small and medium sized businesses and provide a run down the most common types of malware. Our expert speaker will explain how malware works, what it can do and what makes it unique and will provide case study examples and will offer up key principles of a successful “lean and mean” antimalware program for SMBs when time and resources are often an issue.
Attackers have mixed a dangerous cocktail of social engineering, Web-based attacks and persistence. Lenny Zeltser explains how your organization can keep from drowning in malware.
Podcast: Malware meltdown
A company can spare itself much harm if it can identify and stop malware attacks quickly. In this podcast, Lenny Zeltser offers some pointers on identifying and stopping malware quickly.
Quiz: Developing a defense-in-depth strategy for antimalware defense
Take this five-question quiz to evaluate your knowledge of the material presented by expert Lenny Zeltser in this Intrusion Defense School lesson.