As technology becomes more sophisticated, fraudsters find new ways to commit fraud with computers. This self-study course is written especially for professionals who are responsible for preventing and detecting fraudulent computer schemes.
You Will Learn How To:
Identify common computer-related schemes and the methods used to carry them out
Determine the ways in which unauthorized access to computer systems can be accomplished
Recognize the threats of Internet and e-commerce fraud and their associated mitigation strategies
Identify appropriate procedures for collecting and handling digital evidence so that it will later be accepted by a court
Connect computer-related misconduct to legal violations
Ascertain legal concerns regarding computer and Internet fraud investigations
Discern potential criminal and civil actions that might result from fraud investigations
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Field of study: Information Technology
Last Updated: June 2017
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Online CPE exam grading available for this course:
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