Cyberfraud and Data Breaches

Cyberfraud and Data Breaches
Course Level
16 Credits


Losing data to fraud can be more costly than the loss of cash and other assets. You must stay informed of rapidly advancing technologies, emerging business trends and the methods employed by increasingly sophisticated information thieves. 

This course clarifies these issues while guiding you through the crucial strategies needed to mitigate the threat of malicious data theft and minimize the risk of inadvertent data loss. You will also learn practical steps for the creation of data security policies and related internal controls. 



You Will Learn How To:

Explain the ways data can be stolen by employees and information thieves

Enact data security measures and be prepared in the event of a data breach

Contend with data theft maneuvers such as social engineering, hacking and espionage

Identify various sources of data loss, both internal and external

Recognize the impacts of converging trends such as cloud computing and BYOD

Recognize the legal and regulatory concerns related to data security

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 16
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Information Technology: 16

Course Fees

Members: $795

Non-Members: $995


Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc., you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known.  The ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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