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International emerging risks; threats to the international order

New risk: Coup d’etat in Myanmar 2020 has been a rollercoaster, a very unstable year with some unexpected events. 2021 has also started with major risk events at the international level. Of course, the assault on the United States Capitol on 06 January and the commencement of vaccinations against Covid-19 in many countries have been […]

Risk 2021

Hello 2021 and all the risks you have install for me The new year is a time to check our assumptions from last year and confirm that the plan for 2021 is still looking good.  It is important to ensure you reflect on all the successes you had, and remember to consider all the security […]

Risk and prediction in different field

The value of prediction in business planning The value of a prediction is not accuracy. The value of prediction and scenario planning is the reasoning and conversation that the prediction catalyzes. And let’s recognize that predictions can also be self-fulfilling prophecies. And of course, predictions are more fun when you’re correct. However, it’s likely more […]

Online Risk and Information Security

How do I stay safe online? At The International Risk Podcast, we are regularly asked by senior leaders about online safety and security risks.  Most people know that the internet can be a high-risk environment for individuals and companies, and it is not just the banking and finance sector that faces serious risks.  Hackers, thieves, spammers, and other threat actors […]

Attention risk leaders! 2021 Potential risks

Attention risk leaders! Whilst some companies were blessed in 2020 with a growth accelerant, many companies – perhaps the majority – were focused on repositioning, recalibration, risk-reassessment and survival.  The most successful companies, be it companies whose success can be measured on their ability to survive, or for those companies with positive balance sheets, have […]