Identity Theft Awareness

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The course teaches attendees about various kinds of identity theft, ways to protect against identity theft and the impact identity theft can have on its victims. The course also discusses action steps and resources for identity theft victims. (1-hour course)

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the history and general awareness of identity theft.
  • Define what identity theft is and the importance of guarding against it.
  • Provides information to guard against identity theft.
  • Describe steps on what to do if victimized by identity theft.

Identity Theft Awareness Video Playlist

Playlist Video 1: 10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Playlist Video 2: Avoid Medical Identity Theft by Consumer Reports
Playlist Video 3: How to Spot a Phishing Scam
Playlist Video 4: Plano Police Safety Minute - Defending Against ID Theft

Institutional Resources

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - provides identity protection services to employees, retirees and their families who are covered under the UT SELECT Medical Plan.

Additional Resources

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Texas Attorney General