ICFE eNEWS #16-06 - March 10th 2016
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International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
accepts ICFE's Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist CITRMS® XV
for CPEs on their Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and the Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) designations.
10 March 2016 - 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.
The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has
accepted the ICFE's new CITRMS® XV course for up to 20
continuing education (CE) credits for the IAPP's Certified
Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and the Certified Information Privacy
The Association for Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE), the
Association of Family Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), and the International
Association for Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) and many other
professional organizations also accept the CITRMS® XV course for CEs and
Professional Development Units (PDUs).
To attain the certification, ICFE's CITRMS® XV candidates must
successfully complete a rigorous 100 question final exam, 80% or better
to pass, designed to thoroughly assess their comprehension of the
CITRMS® XV Independent Study Guide.
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 six months to upgrade to
the CITRMS® XV
Paul S. Richard
President - Executive Director
Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE)
ICFE - Institute of Consumer Financial Education -