Cifas Digital Fraud Specialist Programme

Cifas Digital Fraud Specialist Programme


Become certified as a Cifas Digital Fraud Specialist. Cyber enabled and cyber dependant fraud are two of the biggest fraud threats facing organisations. The certified course is essential for those with responsibility for assessing the cyber risk, responding to the risk or undertaking investigations into cyber fraud cases. 

Course Module Details


Cyber enabled and cyber dependant fraud are two of the biggest fraud threats facing organisations. The certified course is essential for those with responsibility for assessing the cyber risk, responding to the risk or undertaking investigations into cyber fraud cases. It covers all of 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.

Unit 1: Digital technology and cyber fraud risks

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

Unit 2: Internet technology risks Learn how data is transmitted and handled across the internet, and the key risks.

Unit 3: Online social engineering risks

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

Unit 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.

Unit 5: Malware and Ransomware attacks

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

Unit 6: Cryptography and Coding explained

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

Unit 7: Password exposure in insecure systems

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

Unit 8: Database hacks and denial of service attack

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

Unit 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


No prior entry requirements.

Duration


10 weeks teaching, with eight weeks allowed for assignment completion

Teaching


One virtual teaching session of 1.5 hours per week, for 10 weeks. A further eight weeks allowed for assignment completion.

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Details

Price: £1,045.00 (per delegate)
Membership price: £995.00 (per delegate)
Type: Certified courses for specialist skills
Topic: Cyber and online

Available Dates

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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 Specialist

Tutor

Mark Johnson

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