AXIS subsidiary gets GCHQ training certification

27-09-2018

AXIS Capital subsidiary AXIS Specialty UK Holdings has been certified as a GCHQ Certified Training provider for its course “Understanding Cybersecurity and Insurance.”

GCHQ is one of the three intelligence and security agencies in the UK. AXIS offers GCHQ certified training and related resources to insureds and brokers through the AXIS Cyber Centre of Excellence, a global resource that provides mentorship, education, consulting services and solutions to help improve brokers’ and insureds’ understanding of cyber risk.

“A first step in mitigating cyber risk is education, and we are proud to be recognised as a trusted GCHQ Certified Training provider that meets the rigorous cybersecurity training standards set by GCHQ,” said Dan Trueman, global head of cyber at AXIS.

“In addition to providing a range of cyber insurance products and a dedicated claims service, we offer cyber insurance training to help our clients and broker partners reduce the likelihood of loss and better understand the risk. Our cybersecurity training resources focus on helping companies understand cyber insurance and cyber risks, and are one of the many important tools and training programs offered through our Cyber Centre of Excellence.”

GCHQ has appointed APMG as the independent certification body for GCHQ-approved cybersecurity training courses in the UK. GCHQ certification helps individuals and businesses find trusted, high-quality training.

AXIS offers the GCT course “Understanding Cybersecurity and Insurance.” Intended for insurance brokers, client risk managers and security managers, this training program explains how cyber insurance works and how it helps companies mitigate and manage their cyber risks.

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