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Identity theft is not a new crime, it is probably as old as crime itself, it was until not so long ago known as impersonation.
At the present moment it is estimated that one in four will be a victim of identity theft in the next twelve months and an estimated five hundred percent increase will occur in growth annually.
The results of identity theft can be devastating for the victim. We tend to think of financial loss when we think of becoming a victim of this crime; this though is only part of the many problems that may come about.
This course aims to make the student aware of the different types of identity theft that are currently employed as well as how to identity the signs of identity theft and ways and means of reducing the risk of identity theft.
Unit 1- Understanding Identity Theft
Unit 2- Anti-Identity Theft Precautions and Guidelines
Unit 3- Recognizing Common Signs of Identity Theft
Unit 4- Looking Into Financial Statements
Unit 5- Keeping Tabs on Sensitive Information
Unit 6- Watching What You Discard
Unit 7- Practicing Discretion in Public Places
Unit 8- Becoming Familiar with the Methods of Identity Thieves
Unit 9- Buying Online and Some Common Online Threats
Unit 10- Staying Safe from Online Threats
Who is this course for?
Knowledge of how identity theft works and how identity thieves operate is one of the best means to protect oneself and others against this crime. And this course is a good place to start learning about the subject.
There are No entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round.
IT Security- Protecting Online Identity.
You will learn in detail about Reducing Risk of Online Identity Theft,phishing,
Types of phishing and anti-phishing level
Questions and answers
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Certificate of completion
Digital certificate - Included