Preventing Identity Theft


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
More and more business and communication is happening online, leading to organizations holding a great deal of personally identifiable information (PII) about their clients and customers. This PII can make transactions easier, but if safety measures aren't taken, it can also give identity thieves an opportunity. This course will make you more aware of the risk of customers' PII being used to steal their identities. You'll learn about precautions to keep PII safe and how to reduce the risk of malware or successful phishing attacks. Knowing some of the preventive measures to take can help safeguard both the client and your company as a whole.

Target Audience
All employees who handle personally identifiable information

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Preventing Identity Theft

  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • recognize the types of consequences employees could face for failing to protect PII
  • recognize what you can do to help secure electronic PII for clients
  • recognize precautions that you can take to help secure physical documents that contain client PII
  • Knowledge Check: Protecting PII
  • recognize ways to prevent the spread of malware
  • recognize potential warning signs of phishing attempts
  • Knowledge Check: Accessing PII
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_c53_lc_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone