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A final wrap-up and Q&A for the content covered in Antivirus & Malware Essentials - you may want to have flipchart and markers ready for any additional notes, as well as flipchart notes from earlier in the session.
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Approaches to dealing with malware should be both technical and behavioral. Using the lists from the Input section on “How we are Exposed to Malware,” and “How to Avoid Malware,” ask participants to identify which means of exposure and which solutions are behavioral or technical in nature, or a combination of both. Reiterate how technical solutions are not enough on their own.
However, many free versions of anti-virus programs do not protect against Trojans or Worms (you would have to visit the website of the developer for more details). For more complete protection, it’s preferable to have a subscription version.
Whereas most malware targets desktop computers, remind participants that mobile devices (as well as tablets) are also vulnerable.
Quiz participants on the definitions of different types of malware, different ways it is transferred, and strategies for identifying suspected sources of malware and keeping your devices malware-free.