ICFE eNEWS #15-28 - September 2015
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ICFE introduces CITRMS®-XV
Press Release - September 15th 2015
Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.
San Diego, CA. - One result of the soaring increases in credit and
identity theft are new laws, rules and regulations regarding the keeping
of consumer information private, massive data breaches and the
ever-changing tricks and tactics of the identity thieves. It brings
about the immediate need for highly trained identity theft risk
management specialists focusing on these new areas of risk including the
internet and smart phones.
The all new ICFE Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist -
CITRMS® XV course curriculum addresses such vital areas as: the
nature and forms of identity theft and related fraud; consumer
protection laws and related requirements of information keepers; the
public dossier and other sources of information such as social media.
Identity theft risks and issues for businesses, including information
about security laws, related requirements and liabilities, and risk
management are included.
To attain the certification, ICFE's CITRMS® XV candidates must
successfully complete a rigorous 100 question final exam designed to
thoroughly assess their comprehension of the CITRMS® XV Independent
Over 5,000 individuals, including privacy consultants, law enforcement
people, lawyers, military counselors, paralegals, financial planners,
credit and debt counselors, notaries, and mortgage brokers trained,
examined and certified as CITRMS® by the ICFE since 2005. All of
the current CITRMS® certificants will have nine months to upgrade to
the CITRMS® XV.
More information on the
ICFE.info Web site.
CITRMS® XV was written by Yan Ross, ICFE's Director of Special Projects.
He is an accredited educator, and actively practiced law for over 30 years,
including 10 years in government positions and 20+ years in private practice.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School. For over
15 years, he has addressed Identity Theft Risk Assessment and management
for consumers, organizations holding personally identifiable information,
and professionals who work with individuals and organizations who are at
risk of falling victim to identity thieves.
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