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, 20th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 43 (29th January 2021)
Lasting effects of the Covid-19 pandemic pose a long-term risk to the global cooperation needed to address the long-term challenges such as environmental degradation and social fragmentation.
World Economic Forum, 19th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 42 (22nd January 2021)
Also released this week, the 16th edition of the WEF’s Global Risks Report, produced in partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich, analyses the risks from societal fractures—manifested through persistent and emerging risks to human health, rising unemployment, widening digital divides, youth disillusionment, and geopolitical fragmentation.
Aviva, 4th January 2021
Businesses could not have expected the scale of the pandemic’s impact, and so may well have to plan for recovery to a new normal. As we look to the future and coming out of the lockdown, this report looks at digitalisation as one of the legacies left by pandemics and other large world events which organisations need to consider, aside from supply chains and health awareness.
Aon, 1st January 2021
[Free to read upon providing contact details] Cyber risk runs deep. Is your organisation making informed decisions around its cyber budget? Aon’s 2021 Cyber Security Risk Report helps answer this question.
Kennedys, 1st January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 42 (22nd January 2021)
Focuses on the important task of looking at the road ahead in order to support businesses in their strategic decision making – from the new cyber threats which will become more apparent in a world where digitisation has accelerated, to the need to redefine health and safety ‘at work’ in a world.
McKinsey & Co, 17th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
Given the profound uncertainties and their varying impact across business lines, insurers must commit strongly to risk-oriented, structured decision-making approaches. It is time for chief risk officers (CROs) to step up to this challenge. With their help, the industry can reinvent itself to stay relevant to customers and attractive to investors.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,World Economic Forum, 18th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 62 (11th June 2021)
This report offers a vision for how the international community could better protect the financial system against cyber threats. Cyber threats targeting the financial sector are no longer limited to low-level theft, but could now pose systemic risk.
Airmic,Paragon, 11th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 33 (6th November 2020)
With events such as the WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017, which has been classified as a cyber catastrophe event, a number of silent cyber issues have developed into very public property policy coverage disputes. Lyndsey Bauer, Partner at Paragon, provides an overview of silent cyber and the responses that insureds should take going forward.
The Lloyd’s List , 4th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 50 (19th March 2021)
Digitalisation has been under discussion for the past five years, although progress thus far has been uneven. Real changes will only be seen when ships are included in the digital value chain. explaining the advantages of adopting digital processes across the shipping industry is the issue at the heart of this podcast.
McKinsey & Co, 2nd November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 33 (6th November 2020)
Cybersecurity has become a top concern for the boards of financial-services firms, and the level of concern seems to be growing day by day. With organizations seeking to create new digital customer experiences, applying sophisticated data analytics, and investing in a wealth of other technology innovations, cyber risk management clearly requires governance at the highest levels.