CIFAS

AcronymDefinition
CIFASCredit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (UK; historical acronym of CIFAS - The UK's Fraud Prevention Service )
CIFASCouncil of International Federation of Advanced Studies (Rome, Italy)
CIFASCertified International Financial Accounting Specialist
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CIFAS chief Simon Dukes warned: "Internal cyber crime works in many ways.
CIFAS said there were 638 cases of insider fraud last year Boss Simon Dukes said: "Internal cyber-crime works in many different ways.
Experian's new CIFAS Autofile functionality will enable Hunter users to automatically populate fraud submissions to CIFAS with the required information.
Another form of protection is the CIFAS Protective Registration service, which costs pounds 14.
CIFAS is campaigning for there to be a centralised death register, as well as one for births.
The CIFAS, the UK's fraud prevention service, has stated that bank accounts and insurance policies are the easiest target for fraudsters.
According to the not-for-profit fraud prevention service CIFAS, around 70,000 people a year are victims of bank fraud on the internet.
Also speaking will be Beverley Young, of CIFAS (Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance Service) and Christine Watson of NECC.
The website has been created by the British Security Industry Association and is endorsed by various members of the Identity Fraud Consumer Awareness Group: Call Credit, Card Watch, CIFAS - the UK's Fraud Prevention Service, Experian, Project Sterling, Retailers Against Crime, Royal Mail and the Scottish Business Crime Centre.
Subscribe to the CIFAS Protective Registration service.
As part of the campaign, CIFAS, the UK's Fraud Prevention Service, have created a guide on how to best protect yourself and your data with simple steps such as making sure anti-virus software is up to date and not using simple passwords.