Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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Airmic,BLM, 8th April 2022
Updated version released April 2022 , covering the latest developments in UK GDPR, including the International data transfer agreement (IDTA) which came into force last month – There are also some very significant GDPR ramifications to this post-Covid new normal. WFH, even if only a part of the post-Covid normal, has rendered many existing security regimes, designed for a pre-pandemic world, redundant.
Pool Re, 24th March 2022
[Free to access upon setting up an account] The risk of Russian cyber retaliation in response to Western sanctions over Ukraine is just one pressing reason why the UK’s new national cyber strategy is so important.
Control Risks, 22nd October 2020
Outlines some of the key strategies that businesses can use to stay one step ahead of ransomware extortionists in light of their evolving approaches to targeting and extorting victims.
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] The insurance industry has always been heavy users of data. Insurance and risk managers are gravitating towards emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and data analytics. Learn more about how AI is showing promise by unlocking value in departments across the enterprise including advantages such as in claims processing and customer experience.
Ransomware and warning shots about risk aggregation have added a big dose of complexity into an already complicated cyber risk landscape. Insurers are weighing the delicate balance of growth vs discipline in the face of surging claims and deteriorating profitability.
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)
Resources on the latest pertaining to GDPR in the UK, guidance on your general data protection obligations, and the key issues you need to consider regarding cross-border processing.