Identity Theft

Course number: MM717101

Identity theft is a common type of fraud. Anyone can be targeted; from a household or a business, to a nation. Identity theft impacts not just the victims, but their families, friends, employers, and the organizations involved. There is a need for better education and awareness regarding the threat of identity theft. This course explains what identity theft is and how federal laws protect victims of identity theft.

It discusses how criminals steal identities and addresses common schemes they use. It also helps you recognize warning signs and identify methods that secure your identity. Finally, the course discusses how businesses and organizations protect personal information collected and respond to data breaches. Real-life cases and tips to protect yourself against identity theft are included.

Course level: Basic. Prerequisites: None.

Course includes integrated text and study guide, final exam and grading service.

NASBA field of study: Business Law    Course credit: 4 hours