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Consumer Best Practices for Transacting Online

Going online is a part of everyone's daily life today, but not everyone understands what, where and how they are at risk. This training session provides an introduction to common attacks that occur when going online such as phishing, pharming, account takeovers, malware, spyware, viruses and identity theft.

Learn about some of the best practices to get yourself more comfortable with the companies or people you may interact with online. There are plenty of threats lurking online, but this session will educate you on how to recognize, avoid, prevent and recover from such threats.

Key Concepts Covered:

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After completing this course you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions:
(1) What are the preventative measures consumers can take to protect their identities both online and off? (2) What are the common types of online based threats that are prevalent today, what kinds of damage can they cause to your finances or technology, and how they can be recognized and avoided? (3) What are the features of a secure website that should be identified before submitting personal or financial information online?

Training Objectives: (1) Learn about common threats when interacting online. (2) Get an overview of some of the best practices for protecting yourself when transacting online. (3) Learn about common solutions and services available to consumers victimized by identity fraud or online threats. (4) Be able to discuss the features of a secure website that should be present before transmitting sensitive information online. (5) Understand how to recognize and prevent online threats such as viruses, malware, spyware and other threats from causing harm. (6) Learn how to recognize phishing and email based attacks to avoid falling victim to them.

Expected time to complete training: 90 minutes (includes quizzes and exam)

Course Applicability:

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Prerequisites: This is considered an Introductory level course and requires no previous knowledge or training on the subject matter.

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Enroll Now for $50 This training course is available online and can be started today.

Enrollment is easy and takes just a few minutes. You'll first need an account in our online training portal which can be created here. This free account can then be used to register for any of The Fraud Practice's online training courses or certification programs. With lessons available online 24x7, you are able to begin the Consumer Best Practices for Transacting Online training course immediately after enrolling.

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Course Availability: Online, In-House and Webinar

Pricing & Online Enrollment: Take this course for only $50 by Enrolling Now.

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Consumer Best Practices for Transacting Online Training Course

An introductory level course providing some of the best practices for protecting your identity when transacting and performing other activities online. If you are going online then you are at risk. Do you know what these risks really are or what you should be looking for to protect yourself and your identity?

Taking this course provides 1 Fraud Related Continuing Profession Education (CPE) credit for maintaing CFE credentials with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Find out more.

The visual representation is very, very impressive - top notch. The flow charts and graphics break down technical and high level topics into easy to understand visual representations that can be applied to real business issues.

E. Gallo
Director of Global Risk Management,
Retail Decisions