Aug. 18 | Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting, and Investigating

Data Center

Format: Webcast

Date/time: 18 August 2017, 2pm – 10pm (BST) 

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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!

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. Learn to protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, personally and professionally during this eight-hour webcast.

This course is also available on-demand: Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting, and Investigating

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes
  • Recognise 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

Topics discussed: 

  • 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

Estimated duration: 8 hours
Field of study: Auditing
Program level: Intermediate 
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations
Advance preparation: None
Designed for: Accounting and finance professionals

Instructor: Robert Minniti, CPA, CGMA, CFE, CFF, Cr.FA, CVA, MAFF, MBA

Bob Minniti develops and teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses in accounting, fraud examination, fraud criminology, ethics, forensic accounting, external audit, internal audit, tax, and real estate finance. He is a writer and public speaker.

He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, real estate financing, internal control development, business continuations planning, risk management, financial forecasting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work.

Bob is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the AICPA. He served on the American Board of Forensic Accounting for five years and the final two years as Chairman of the Board. He also served on the Board of the American College of Forensic Examiners for two years.

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members. This course also offers 8 hours of CPE credit.

Access: Recording available for 90 days from air date

Note on CPE Requirements and Credits

System requirements

Member Price: £199.00

Non-Member Price: £255.00