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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 Technologist (CIPT).

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

Sent by:

Paul S. Richard
President - Executive Director
Institute of Consumer Financial Education (ICFE)

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