Posted by Brian Monroe - firstname.lastname@example.org 04/19/2021
Scholarships for Cybercrime Focus – 2021
Thank you for your interest in a scholarship for the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) credential. ACFCS is offering ten (10) complimentary CFCS certification packages to cyber-enabled crime fighters - fincrime professionals who have stepped forward to confront the epidemic of cybercrime and cyber-enabled fraud wrought by the pandemic.
This could include law enforcement agents pursuing romance scammers, fraud officers keeping their customers safe from account takeover, regulators helping financial institutions to adapt to new cyber threats, and others. To be considered, you should be in a role with direct responsibility for detecting and preventing cyber crime, in any form.
Preference will be given to those in the public sector (government and law enforcement) and those new to their career, under five years’ experience.
The application period is currently open and will end on Wednesday, May 12. Recipients will be notified by or before Monday, May 17 and announced publicly later in the month.
To apply, please fill out the form below with:
- Your name and contact details
- A brief description of your involvement in cybercrime/cyber fraud detection and prevention, focused on how you're responding to rising cyber threats (about 400 - 500 words)
- An attached resume/CV
Questions? don't hesitate to contact Brian Svoboda-Kindle, VP of Program Development, at email@example.com or 786-517-2720.
See What Certified Financial Crime Specialists Are Saying
"The CFCS tests the skills necessary to fight financial crime. It's comprehensive. Passing it should be considered a mark of high achievement, distinguishing qualified experts in this growing specialty area."
KENNETH E. BARDEN
"It's a vigorous exam. Anyone passing it should have a great sense of achievement."
(CFCS, Official Superior
de Cumplimiento Cidel
Bank & Trust Inc. Nueva York)
"The exam tests one's ability to apply concepts in practical scenarios. Passing it can be a great asset for professionals in the converging disciplines of financial crime."
(CFCS, Royal Band of
"The Exam is far-reaching. I love that the questions are scenario based. I recommend it to anyone in the financial crime detection and prevention profession."
(CFCS, CAMS Lead Compliance
Trainer, FINRA, Member Regulation
Training, Washington, DC)
"This certification comes at a very ripe time. Professionals can no longer get away with having siloed knowledge. Compliance is all-encompassing and enterprise-driven."
CFCS, CAMS, CFE, CSAR
Director, Global Risk
& Investigation Practice
FTI Consulting, Los Angeles