Identity Theft: Targeting You at Home and at Work (ACID)


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Mary Trapani

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Identity Theft: Targeting You at Home and at Work (ACID)

Customer Rating

Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge

Level

Basic

Credits

1

Qualifies For

CPE

Overview

Identity theft may not be weighing heavily on your mind yet, but once you find out it has happened to you…it will plague your thoughts and dictate your actions for a long, long time. There is nothing you can do to prevent it entirely, sooner or later – it happens to everyone. It may have already happened to you and you just don’t know it yet. And once they get your personal info and find out you are an accountant, they may target you at work!

Major Topics

  • What is the lingo of ID theft?
  • Differentiating between personal ID theft and work-related ID theft
  • Am I targeted just because I am an accountant?
  • Are there any strategies I can use to minimize ID theft and make the clean-up easier?
  • What are the top scams and how can they scam me at work?
  • What should I do once it happens to me?

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of ID theft – personal or work-related
  • Learn the tactics and tools used by ID thieves
  • Get a sense of the scope of the problem and how it can bleed into every facet of our modern lives
  • Become aware of and attune to the warning signs so you will know it when you see it
  • Learn the top tips for minimizing it and making the clean-up easier

Designed For

Accountants who need to become aware about the dangers of ID theft for themselves and their employers

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None


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Mary Trapani

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