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Industry Peer Program Between DUAL and Cyber Insurance Academy Revealed

A new collaboration has been announced between The Cyber Insurance Academy and DUAL North America, Inc. a leading specialty program administrator in the U.S.

London & Tel Aviv: A new collaboration has been announced between The Cyber Insurance Academy and DUAL North America, Inc. a leading specialty program administrator in the U.S. The industry peer program will make it easier for DUAL’s broker network to gain the knowledge and skills they need to offer cyber insurance solutions to their clients successfully.

Speaking about the partnership, Guy Simkin, CEO of The Cyber Insurance Academy praised DUAL “for consistently investing in the education and training available to its workforce and community” and added that he was “excited to see the positive impact that a robust cyber insurance training program will have on their network’s business”. 

Lawrence Baldino, President of Cyber, Technology, and Professional Liability at DUAL North America said “This world is increasingly digital, and the Cyber Insurance Academy team is on top of the constantly changing landscape, so I’m excited to offer their expertise to our network. As a graduate of the certificate program myself, I am a strong advocate for the experience it provides for any insurance professional. Not only does this designation allow you to gain a unique perspective and ability to explain to a client some of the exposures and risks in the cyber market as technically as an underwriter would, but the continuing education the team provides allows an opportunity for lifelong education.”

Benefits of the program:

  • A unique opportunity for DUAL’s North American broker network to enroll in the Certified Cyber Insurance Specialist (CCIS) program at a discounted rate
  • Enrollment in the Cyber Insurance Academy’s CE Program
  • Membership in a thriving community of cyber insurance professionals from over 40 different countries

Cyber insurance is an increasingly important area of expertise for brokers as the number of cyber-attacks and data breaches continues to rise. The CCIS program provides essential training and education on cyber risk, covering topics such as the latest cyber threats, the process of underwriting cyber insurance policies, and the role of brokers in helping clients manage their cyber risks.

About DUAL North America, Inc.

DUAL North America, Inc. is a leading Specialty Program Administrator offering Property, Casualty, and Financial Lines products through several specialized operating subsidiaries. DUAL currently has offices in 14 locations throughout North America that underwrite and manage unique insurance programs utilizing advanced technology and simplified distribution methods. DUAL North America transacted over $1.5bn in gross written premium in 2022 across over 25 insurance products. DUAL North America is a part of DUAL International Limited, the specialist underwriting arm of Howden Group Holdings.  Howden Group Holdings is one of the world’s largest international underwriting agencies and one of Lloyd’s largest international cover holders with operations in 19 countries. 

For more information, visit www.dualna.com.


Find out more about the Cyber Insurance Academy’s accredited training here.

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