Miscellaneous

Identity Theft

Course Overview:
This course provides an overview of identity theft and cyber crime, with a focus on why these threats keep growing more common and costly. It describes profiles and methods of identity thieves and cyber criminals and how they use stolen information. It also covers the most important federal and state laws against identity theft.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Identify specific ways in which legislation aims to protect consumers against these threats.
  • Identify safeguards for protecting personally identifying information, such as Social Security and driver's license numbers.
  • Recognize how identity thieves and cyber criminals operate.
  • Identify common techniques of identity theft perpetrators.
  • Identify steps that are available in the private sector to protect consumers and customers.


  • Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    None

    Speaker / Author:

    Rich White is a financial writer and editor with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. White graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1972 with a B.A. degree, major in English, and has held Series 7 and 63 licenses.

    His areas of special interest include financial planning and retirement plans, annuities, equities, fixed income securities, mutual funds, insurance products, seminar selling, retirement analysis and illustrations, prospecting skills and tax-efficient investing. He writes a regular column and weekly blog for the advisor Website BenefitsPro.

    Among the clients Mr. White has served are: American Express Financial Advisors, AXA Financial, the Bond Marketing Association, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, the Closed-End Bond Fund Association, Conseco, Coregis, Dime Savings Bank, Evergreen Funds, First Union National Bank, Fleet Boston Financial Corp., Frank Russell Company, GE Capital, Guardian, Invesco, J. & W. Seligman, MacKenzie Financial Services, MetLife, Orbitex Capital, Prudential Financial, Nathan & Lewis Securities, National Life of Vermont, SEI Investments, Sentinel Funds, TIAA-CREF, William Blair Funds, and Van Eck Funds.

    Mr. White is the author of two books written for financial advisors: 12 Steps to Your Personal Success in 401(k)s and Small Business Retirement Plans and How to Find and Keep High Net Worth Clients. Both books were published in 2001.

    Mr. White has written the training courses used by the Canadian Association of Independent Financial Advisors (CAIFA) on financial planning, mutual funds and investment markets. He also has worked as editor of professional newsletters published by the former Investors Press: 401(k) ALERT and Variable Products ALERT.

    From 1977 to 1981, Mr. White worked as the first full-time Editor-in-Chief of Financial Planning magazine, the monthly trade journal then owned by the International Association of Financial Planning (IAFP).

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    Price (USD)

    Standard: $24.95

    Details

    Course Code : 99FINCA05

    Release Date : 05/05/2015
    Expire Date : 10/14/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : New Standards
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Personal Development

    Theme : Miscellaneous

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