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Identity theft is defined as the use of one person’s identity or personally identifying as another person without that person's permission. Identity theft can be committed against individuals as well as organizations.

Identity theft has become a major problem internationally. In today’s world of internet and social media, individuals need to be aware of the types of identify theft that could impact them personally.  This course will focus specifically on personal identify theft and processes individuals can use to protect their information.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the types of personal identity theft
  • Explore the laws, such as Federal Privacy Laws, that have been put into place to combat identity theft.
  • Explore the methods to protect individuals against identity theft

5 Reviews (20 ratings)Reviews

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Member's Profile
A must-see for any consumer, taxpayer, or buyer to protect their personal information
4
Member's Profile
What about online identity theft companies? What do they do and are there worth the money? What are the steps to take if you have your identity stolen?
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Anonymous Author
Good pertinent course for people whose identities may be subject to theft that goes well beyond the illegitimate use of their SSNs....
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Anonymous Author
Nice to know the different types of identity theft that one doesn't think of
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Member's Profile
Great info on the several Federal Privacy Laws.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No Advanced Preparation or Prerequisites are needed for this course. 

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION And OVERVIEW
Types of Identity Theft
  3:20The Most Personal Types of Identity Theft
  13:57Types of Identity Theft
  13:58Other Types of Identity Theft
Laws and Prevention
  6:03Laws Regarding Identity Theft
  8:24Other Laws
  3:50Additional Laws
  10:24Federal Privacy Laws
CONCLUSION
  9:20Preventing Personal Identity Theft
Continuous Play
  1:14:04Personal Identity Theft
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: Personal Identity Theft
  PDFPersonal Identity Theft Glossary/Index
REVIEW and TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM