CII launches new Spotlight Course on Cyber Risk and Insurance


Authored by The Chartered Insurance Institute

Demand for cyber cover continues to grow as does the range of risks, wordings and underwriting approaches.

This introductory course (cost £59 for members or £76 for non-members including VAT) provides a good understanding of cyber risk insurance and policy coverage and how it relates to underwriting, claims handling and broking.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for all insurance and risk professionals looking to build knowledge and understanding of cyber risk and insurance to inform their day-to-day roles, influence the wider business activities and to serve customers facing challenging cyber threats.

Learning outcomes 

Completing this module will give you a better awareness of cyber risk insurance, how it features in policy coverage and how it relates to underwriting, claims handling and broking. By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the nature and types of cyber threat.
  2. Explain how legal and regulatory developments impact cyber exposure.
  3. Identify how different insurance policies can impact cyber coverage.
  4. Summarise the principal considerations of underwriters and brokers in relation to cyber insurance policies.
  5. Describe the claims handling process for cyber insurance.


  • Up to 7 hours study time
  • Three-month enrolment on the course
  • Online course delivered on RevisionMate using Assess* modules and video tutorials


A final assessment of 30 multiple-choice questions (three attempts to pass to be eligible for the completion certificate).

CPD accreditation

Delegates participating in the accredited CII Cyber Risk and Insurance course can claim up to 7 CPD hours towards the CII / Personal Finance Society member CPD scheme.


£59 for members or £76 for non-members (incl. VAT)


About CII

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the leading professional body for the global financial services profession, exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability.

With over 115,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.

Our membership covers all disciplines within the insurance industry (claims, broking, underwriting), those working in the life and pensions sector, the mortgage advice market and financial advisers (under the Personal Finance Society brand).

Our Royal Charter requires us "to secure and justify the confidence of the public" in our members and in the insurance and financial services sector.

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