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Preventing Identity Theft


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course will make you more aware of the risk of customers' personally identifiable information (PII) being used to steal their identities. You'll learn about precautions to keep PII safe and how to reduce the risk of malware or successful phishing attacks. Knowing some of the preventive measures to take can help safeguard both the client and your company as a whole. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor & Employment Law Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.

Target Audience
All employees who handle personally identifiable information

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Preventing Identity Theft

  • recognize the types of consequences employees could face for failing to protect PII
  • recognize precautions to take to help secure physical documents that contain client PII
  • recognize what you can do to help secure electronic PII for clients
  • recognize ways to prevent the spread of malware
  • recognize potential warning signs of phishing attempts
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_b18_lc_enus