This is the entry-level fraud control certification for fraud control professionals with less than two years of qualified experience.
Fast-track your career with the support and strength of Certified Information Security certification body. If you’re a student or career changer considering moving into the field of information security, or just starting out in fraud control management, you are eligible to become certified as a Fraud Control Associate by Certified Information Security. By aligning yourself with an industry leader in fraud control education, you’re jumping ahead of thousands of others vying for solid positions in the early stages of their careers. Fraud Control is an immensely rewarding career with unlimited possibilities. Earning your CFCA™ is an excellent way to get off to a good start!
Getting Certified as a CFCA™
The CFCA™ certification is available to qualified candidates who:
Are a member of CIS in good standing.
If you are not already an Associate member of the CIS certification student body, you must first become a member to pursue the CFCA credential.
- Get the required training:
Pass the CFCA Exams.
For CFCA certification by CIS, candidates must pass CIS exams FC101 and FC102. CIS exams are administered on-line and can be taken at your convenience at your home or work through the CIS eLearning Center, where your progress and score are monitored and recorded centrally. Your exam results are provided automatically upon completion of your exam.
Submit your professional endorsements.
CFCA is an entry-level credential and has no experience requirements.
Submit three CIS Candidate Endorsement Forms to the Certification Department at CIS Headquarters. Your completed application and documentation can be mailed, transmitted by facsimile, or e-mailed to:
Certified Information SecurityATTN: Certification Department1004 Green Pine CircleOrange Park, FL 32065 USAFax: +1(786) 522-9063
- Gain final approval from the certification committee and become certified by CIS.
You will officially become certified once your exam and credentials are approved by the certification committee. Your certification will be mailed to the address you provided for your membership account. Those who have attained a CIS credential will be invoiced for certification renewal upon annual membership renewal.
Upgrade Path: CFCP™
After earning the two years of experience required for CFCP™, the candidate will be certified accordingly after completing the endorsement process. An additional exam is not needed.