The Cyber COPE Insurance Certification℠ (CCIC) provides Chubb brokers and agents with an understanding of industry best practices in cyber security risk management, governance and operations. In this program students will learn what high-performing advisors need to know in order to thrive in their roles, including how to interact with executive leadership of potential customers, how to provide analysis and support in effective cyber risk management, and approaches for building and maintaining strong relationships with prospective cyber risk insurance clients.

The eight-month program imparts applicable training, including topical discussions on current cyber security risk challenges and mitigation practices. Learning objectives are met through a combination of expert faculty instruction, business case analyses, and discussions with thought leaders in the field. The CCIC is developed and delivered by Chubb and Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Policy & Information Systems.

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Program Details & Application

Major Topics Covered in the CCIC Program

  • Cyber security foundations
  • Cyber risk and resilience management
  • Effective incident response
  • Cyber law and regulation
  • Developing custom insurance solutions

Program Requirements

This eight-month program consists of three residential sessions at locations including the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, a series of virtual learning modules and a Capstone project. As part of this certification, students will develop an engagement strategy and a custom solution for a chosen organization. This engagement strategy and plan is designed to allow students to apply several of the methods, tools, and techniques taught during the program.

To achieve the CCIC designation, individuals must complete all modules in the course of study, including:

  1. Attend the three residential training sessions  (Kickoff, Midterm, Practicum & Graduation)
  2. Participate in the virtual classroom sessions. It is required that you attend 75% of the CCIC virtual sessions live. Missed sessions to be made-up by viewing recording of virtual session.
  3. Complete a Capstone Project that incorporates the acquired cyber knowledge and risk mitigation tools in six deliverables, culminating in a competition among Project Teams.

To maintain the designation, participants are required to attend two virtual sessions each year.


Dedicated cyber insurance agents, brokers and wholesalers across North America that are strong partners of Chubb with a focus on cyber insurance.

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Application Process

For consideration to attend the CCIC program, candidates must apply using an online application.

Participants will be notified of their acceptance.


Residential modules for this program will be held at the Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA campus and at least one additional location relevant to the course content, such as Washington D.C. or Silicon Valley, CA.

Virtual training attendance is also required.


The CCIC is an eight month program.

Chubb Contact

Kathleen W. Overlin
Chubb Agency Education Manager

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