Identity theft is a common type of fraud that does not discriminate. Anyone can be targeted; the victim might be a college student, a retiree, a schoolteacher or a successful attorney. Even businesses can be victims of identity theft.
This course discusses the types of identity fraud and provides guidance to prevent you, your business or even your children from becoming victims of identity theft.
- Methods used by thieves to steal personal and business information including social engineering, pretexting and hacking
- Types of identity theft schemes including financial, insurance, medical and business
- Tips for preventing identity theft for individuals and businesses
- Actions to take if you have become a victim of identity theft
- Tips for educating employees to protect your organization from identity theft
Table of Contents
|Lesson 1||Introduction to Identity Theft|
|Lesson 2||Types of Identity Theft Schemes|
|Lesson 3||How Identity Thieves Steal Information|
|Lesson 4||Identity Theft Prevention for Individuals|
|Lesson 5||Identity Theft Prevention for Business|
|NASBA Information:||Specialized Knowledge|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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