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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Allianz, 27th April 2021
Like most industries the professional and business services sector is evolving, influenced by a number of macro environmental factors, including technology and cyber threats. Looks at five key trends shaping Professional Services today, and consider how the sector may look in the future as a result.
Howden, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 76 (24th September 2021)
Covid-19 has accelerated the rise of the intangible economy marking one of the most important economic shifts in modern times. Howden calls on insurers to help fill protection gaps as intangible risks become increasingly ‘invisible’ across multiple lines of business and territories.
HP, 1st April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
While Nation State subterfuge is by its nature a notoriously opaque area of research due to high levels of classify cation, this study offers unique insight and informal reports acquired from publicly available information (such as whistle-blowers and insider leaks reported in the press), as well as analysis of more than 200 known incidents between 2019-2021.
Ventiv, 29th March 2021
With increased crime comes increased risk: risk that your data has been compromised in some way, whether stolen, altered or deleted. On a personal level, this may include identity theft or credit card theft. When it comes to your business, though, the implications can be far more significant.
McLarens , 22nd March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 79 (22nd October 2021)
Features the types of fraud on the rise, how fraudsters may use COVID-19 to their favour, example of recent Suspected Insurance Fraud and the tactics used, and how the industry is working together to fight fraud.
Airmic, 17th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 50 (19th March 2021)
[For Airmic members only] Ben Hobby and Bernard Regan from Baker Tilly share their thoughts for the year ahead, on ransomware payments, IT investment decreasing due to the pandemic and related recession, and how the cyber insurance market will continue to change, as will the way premiums are calculated.
Oxford Martin School, 12th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 85 (3rd December 2021)
A discussion on the steps that need to be taken by technologists, businesses, government and the international community to ensure that our digital infrastructure can continue to provide the level of resilience and security we need.
Forbes, 1st March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
US President Joe Biden’s supply chain executive order is a significant risk management mandate. It’s also a signal that the Biden Administration is focused on systemic risks – like the systemic risk and failures we’re all living through with COVID and its far-reaching impacts across our economic, business, political and social systems.
Pool Re, 17th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 72 (27th August 2021)
The SolarWinds hack impacted multiple organisations globally, including US government departments, tech companies, and other corporates. It has raised renewed questions about supply chain security, how companies can protect themselves and how Western governments can prevent other operations of this kind.
Control Risks, 17th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 62 (11th June 2021)
Geopolitical tensions are increasingly playing out in the technology and digital space, with impacts felt across geographies and sectors. At the same time, the rapid increase in connectivity triggered by Covid-19 has added further urgency to debates regarding reliance on foreign technology and its impact on national security.