Simple Safeguards: Stay Safe from Identity Theft and Cybercrime

2 Credits: Information Technology


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Simple Safeguards: Stay Safe from Identity Theft and Cybercrime

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Information Technology

Course Description

A retired FBI agent and security expert uses real life examples of the latest hacks, security breaches and computer scams to demonstrate how cybercrime occurs and what countermeasures we can take to combat the innovations of criminals. This non-technical presentation will provide proven approaches to recognize and prevent the latest cybercrimes.

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Learning Objectives

Following the presentation, audience members will be able to:

  • Empower business owners, operators and employees with tools and behavior recommendations to prevent them from becoming victims of cybercrime.
  • Recognize and stop cybercrime before it occurs.
  • Utilize practices to keep your mobile devices secure.
  • Recognize and prevent social engineering.
  • Stay safe from email hijacking and account takeovers.
  • Utilize good practices involving passwords.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
September 10, 2020


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

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Jeff Lanza was an FBI special agent for over 20 years. He investigated corruption, fraud, organized crime, cybercrime, human trafficking, and terrorism. Jeff has lectured at Princeton University and as a “distinguished lecturer” at Missouri State University. He appears regularly on Fox News and CNBC, and he appeared on such national programs as TODAY, Good Morning America, Dateline, and NPR’s Marketplace. Jeff is passionate about keeping people and organizations safe from risk and has presented to thousands around the globe. His latest book, Pistols to Press, has received critical acclaim from national media figures. In addition, Jeff has authored speeches for FBI executives and has …