Social Engineering Fraud Schemes (CPE Course)

CPE Credit: 1 hour

Course Type: Downloaded PDF materials with online test

Price (with PDF Textbook): $10


Course Description
Simple fraud schemes that use social engineering techniques are gaining popularity in the United States.  These schemes rely on trickery to persuade an unsuspecting employee to divert cash or sensitive information to the fraudster.  This course examines techniques being employed such as email spoofing, phishing and vishing using actual recent cases and discusses techniques to minimize the possibility of this type of fraud in your organization. 


Author: Mill Creek Publishing

Course Number: AC1107

Learning Objectives

  • Describe email spoofing schemes such as CEO fraud
  • Describe phishing and related schemes
  • Recognize techniques to prevent social engineering schemes

    Level: Overview

    Instructional Method: QAS Self-Study

    NASBA Category: Accounting

    Prerequisites: None

    Advance Preparation: None

    Program Registration Requirements: Click on "Purchase Course" near the top of this page to pay for and access the course. You will then be able to download the course as a PDF file, then take an on-line examination, and then download a certificate of completion if you pass the examination.

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    AccountingTools, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

    The NASBA sponsor identification number for Accountingtools, Inc. is 115881.


    AccountingTools is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider. We are compliant with the requirements for continuing education providers (as described in sections 10.6 and 10.9 of the Department of Treasury’s Circular No. 230 and in other IRS guidance, forms, and instructions). Our IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider number is 72821.