Curriculum > Information Security & GDPR > Targeted Attacks > IS116

Identity Theft

Quote: Cyber Expert, Brett Johnson.

Tutorial Content

At a Glance

  • Personal Information
  • Social Media & Oversharing
  • Fraud

As an all too common form of fraud, identity theft can have devastating consequences for its victims, financially and in terms of reputation. Alerting users to the most common, yet frequently overlooked identifiers, the information contained within this tutorial is applicable in both users’ personal and professional lives.

“Your identity is a collection of confidential numbers, addresses, answers, and details which uniquely identify you. Often an attacker only needs parts of your identity to inflict serious damage to your finances or reputation.”

- Hut Six, Identity Theft

Learning Objectives

  • Privacy & Personal Data
  • Physical and Digital Factors
  • Reporting Identity Theft
  • Completion time: ~ 9 minutes