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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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Lloyd’s, 1st July 2022
Lloyd’s Futureset’s latest report, created in partnership with Aon, aims to provide insights on the medium to long term impacts of the Ukraine crisis on the risk landscape. The analysis is based on in-depth interviews with 75 sector experts and practitioners across Aon and Lloyd’s, each providing real-life, practical insights on the challenges that companies are facing today and how they are adjusting their risk management approaches in response.
Airmic,Control Risks,KPMG,Marsh,QBE,Sedgwick, 7th June 2022
Cyber threats are considered worse in 2022 than they were last year and the greatest risk for business. Geopolitical, climate and supply chain risks are tied at second place. Diseases and the pandemic have dropped out of the top 10 list of risks – but has this been de-escalated too quickly? Have we learnt and embedded the right lessons from Covid-19?
Airmic,McGill and Partners, 7th June 2022
The aim of this Guide is to provide a toolkit to assist directors in understanding and keeping pace with the ever more complex cyber-related threats faced by the companies they serve. It takes the form of 12 questions designed to break a diverse set of issues down into a manageable series of topics.
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Howden, 6th June 2022
Friday Reading Edition 119 (19th August 2022)
The fallout from the war in Ukraine remains highly uncertain, but its immediate effect has been to reduce cyber frequency worldwide as warring sides refocus their priorities and resources.
Microsoft, 27th April 2022
Microsoft has released a report detailing the relentless and destructive Russian cyberattacks observed in a hybrid war against Ukraine, and what has been done to help protect Ukrainian people and organisations – so that policymakers and the public around the world know what is occurring, and so others in the security community can continue to identify and defend against this activity.
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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.
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National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), 29th March 2022
Cyber security – even in a time of global unrest – remains a balance of different risks. Ian Levy, the NCSC's Technical Director, explains why.
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Lockton, 28th March 2022
Given the potential for increased cybercrime, it is important to ensure that organizations evaluate their crime policy or policies if they sustain any type of monetary loss from a cyber event. The electronic loss of funds can potentially implicate both cyber and crime policies.
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.
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UK National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS), 18th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 96 (4th March 2022)
The NCSC has urged organisations to follow its guidance on steps to take when the cyber threat is heightened – this guidance encourages organisations to follow actionable steps that reduce the risk of falling victim to an attack.
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