Course ID: IDENT

Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting, and Investigating Identity Theft

Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising tide of criminal misconduct and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each. As the instances of identity theft and data breaches continue, people are clamoring for ways to detect identity theft, protect themselves from becoming a victim, and investigating instances of theft when they strike. Don’t allow you or your client to become the next victim!


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes.
  • Recognize how to protect personal and professional identities from identity theft.
  • Identify how to investigate a case of identity theft, and the steps involved in such investigation.
  • Recall keys to success when teaching clients how to implement policies and procedures to protect their identities.

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Identity theft statistics
  • Types of identity theft
  • Obtaining the victim’s information
  • Tools used in identity theft investigations
  • Finding identifying information on the Internet
  • Investigating identity theft
  • Detecting and preventing identity theft

DESIGNED FOR
CPAs, forensic accountants, fraud examiners, individuals in the banking and financial services industry, attorneys, law enforcement, and other interested individuals

FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing

PREREQUISITES
Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations

COURSE PRODUCER
AICPA

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Intermediate

This course is available for your group as:

Group Internet Based: Webcast Group Live Webcast
 

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