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Prestigious Partnership Announced Between Cyber Insurance Academy and Worldwide Broker Network (WBN)

Together, the partners will deploy a large-scale initiative to disrupt the insurance sector with the next generation of cyber insurance professionals.
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San Francisco and Tel Aviv: Cyber Insurance Academy is delighted to announce a new partnership with Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) today. As a result of the partnership, WBN Members will be eligible to seize a unique opportunity to set themselves apart as cyber insurance experts and to take advantage of the next growth engine of the cyber insurance industry.

CEO of the Cyber Insurance Academy, Guy Simkin, praised WBN “for taking the initiative in supporting their network with the best professional development opportunities in the market. Cyber insurance is not only here to stay, but it is also here to be grabbed at with both hands” and said that he is “grateful that the Cyber Insurance Academy has been given the opportunity to be a part of their network’s growth in this exciting area of expertise”.

Regarding the partnership, WBN CEO Olga Collins said, “WBN is very proud to announce this partnership with the Cyber Insurance Academy.  As the largest independent broker network in the world, we are dedicated to delivering outstanding service to our members. This new partnership will be of tremendous value to them and their clients.  Our members strive to be at the forefront of industry innovation and professional development and this exciting new global program is a natural fit for the strong culture of care that exists within WBN.”

The benefits of this new partnership include:

  • Significant discounts on the Cyber Insurance Academy’s accredited training Certified Cyber Insurance Specialist (CCIS) course
  • Immediate enrolment in the Academy’s Continuing Education Program
  • The opportunity to join a thriving community of cyber insurance professionals comprising over 400 graduates from 40 different countries


The Cyber Insurance Academy has taken a different approach to cyber risk transfer mechanisms and believes that the market today is in desperate need of education in order to unlock the development of the cyber insurance product and to support cyber policy buyers more confidently. Our educational program is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute – a mark of distinction awarded only to programs that meet rigorous criteria, namely, clear value-added, high standards of academic quality, and the delivery of tangible professional development.

For more information about the Cyber Insurance Academy’s courses for Cyber Insurance Professionals, please visit this page.

About The Cyber Insurance Academy’s CCIS course

The Cyber Insurance Academy offers the Certified Cyber Insurance Specialist (CCIS) program that enables CII members to immerse themselves in the complex, fast-paced, and rewarding cyber insurance sector while claiming up to 50 structured CPD credits with the CII. The course enables students to refine both their technical skills and their insurance knowledge to elevate their professional practice within the cyber insurance sector. Students are guided through a fully-interactive, self-paced, online program covering both fundamental and advanced cyber security subjects, cyber underwriting, claims and incident response, risk management, regulatory compliance, and more. Graduates of the program join a vast community of alumni where they can remain up to date on the latest industry developments through articles, webinars, workshops, and new courses.

About WBN

WBN is the largest independent broker network in the world. With more than 100 broker members in over 100 countries, WBN provides unrivaled service to multinational clients across property & casualty, and employee benefits. The organization prides itself on having a culture of care where members truly invest in each other’s success and make sure every client is their top priority.


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