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 […]
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 […]
The Security Incident Information Management Handbook was developed collaboratively between RedR UK, Insecurity Insight, and EISF, as part of the SIIM project, funded by EU Humanitarian Aid.
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 […]
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 […]
Where should my company start when considering international risk Chief Risk Officers have a huge job. In order to achieve an ideal operating state, we need to accept and understand the dramatic changes, challenges and enormous opportunities we all face. All business leaders will be best placed to think like a start-up company: imagining an […]
Covid risk update 2021 has not provided the relief from the Covid pandemic that much of the world’s population had hoped for. Another 4.5 million Covid cases were reported in the second week of May 2021 (compared to 4.1 million cases reported in the last week in January 2021). The extended period of high rates […]
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 […]