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    Identity Theft

    Welcome to this module on Identity Theft - a type of fraud that has increased dramatically in the recent years. Here you'll learn what identify theft is, and how it works and what you can do to prevent it. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing types of fraud with grave consequences for the targeted individuals and our Company. Learn about the tell-tale signs of identity theft and how you can prevent it. [Duration: 15 min]

    Learning Objectives

    • Explain identity theft and its consequences
    • Recognise identity theft risks and red flags
    • Recognise the signs of identity theft
    • Know how to proceed if you suspect identity theft

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    Course Contents

    • Welcome
    • What is identify theft
    • Types of identity theft
    • How identity theft works
    • Best practice for preventing identity theft
    • You make the call: Could it be identity theft?
    • Scenario: A customer calls
    • Scenario: The caller dupes the employee to give information
    • Increase in cases of identity theft
    • Scenario: After the theft
    • Scenario: Account takeover
    • Scenario: The debit card
    • Reporting and whistleblowing
    • Summary
    • Affirmation
    • Assessment


    Duration Approximately 25 minutes
    Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
    Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
    Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
    Assessment Ten-question assessment
    Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
    Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
    Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
    Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary


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