Cifas Digital Fraud Practitioner

Cifas Digital Fraud Practitioner


Gain a comprehensive understanding of the cyber threats faced by an organisation exploring how the risks are manifested on digital technology platforms and how best to respond to and prevent them.

Certified by SFJ Awards, an independent national awrding body, the course will cover the main risk areas experienced by organisations, as well as highlighting key cyber fraud trends.  Delivered in an interactive format and drawing on insightful case studies, it is ideal for anyone responsible for responding to digitally enabled fraud and associated threats in the modern digital economy.

Course Module Details


This foundation programme covers the main risks experienced by digital users and organisations and how to respond to them, as well as highlighting the developing and ever-changing trends and threats involving cyber fraud and security increasingly faced by all sectors.

 

Module 1: Digital technology and cyber fraud risks

Learn how data is stored and processed on digital devices, and identify the risks.

 

Module 2: Internet technology risks

Learn how data is transmitted and handled across the internet, and the key risks.

 

Module 3: Online social engineering fraud risks

From phishing and pharming to romance frauds – understand how social engineering works and how to respond to it.

 

Module 4: Identifying personal and financial data online

Explore how criminals identify and recover sensitive data online, from the Deep Web and the Dark net to image exploitation and the use of Google search.

 

Module 5: Malware and Ransomware attacks

Understand how malware and ransomware attack and operate across devices and networks, and how to respond.

 

Module 6: Cryptography within Cyber Fraud Prevention

Learn how cryptography is used for security, from encryption and hashing to Blockchain.

 

Module 7: Database hacks and password exposure in insecure systems

Explore how password management systems use hash functions and learn how criminals crack them.

 

Module 8: Identify denial of service attacks

How databases function, how criminals hack them and steal data, and what can be done to protect them.

 

Module 9: The prevention of and response to cyber fraud

An overview of the ways to prevent cyber fraud, as well as how to investigate it.

Entry Requirements


This SFJ Awards certified course is designed for any fraud professional working in today’s digital world who needs to better understand the online challenge.

Typically you will be in counter fraud  or financial crime with limited or no previous technical training. However, we welcome learners who are looking to undertake the course as part of a career change. 

Duration


The teaching element of the course is over three days, with three modules delivered each day in 90 min blocks from 9am-10am, 11am-12.30pm, and 1.30pm to 3pm:

12, 13 and 14 July (Online delivery, three consecutive days)

6, 7 and 8 September (Classroom delivery in our offices in Euston, three consecutive days)

4, 11 and 18 October (Online delivery, one day per week, over three weeks)

 

Teaching


A blended practical course - trainer led supported by eLearning modules.

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Details

Price: £834.00 (per delegate)
Membership price: £795.00 (per delegate)
Type: Certified courses for specialist skills
Topic: Cyber and online

Available Dates

July 12, 2021 BOOK
September 6, 2021 BOOK
October 4, 2021 BOOK

Certification


Accredited by SFJ Awards as part of their Custom Certification Service. Successful learners will receive a Certificate of Completion that confirms them as a certified Cifas Digital Fraud Practitioner.

Tutor

Mark Johnson

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