Cyber Security Academy
Demystifying cyber risk for business leaders
Cyber security: high on your agenda? Ultimate responsibility for cyber security lies with the board. However, it is a highly technical and fast moving global threat, and anyone who isn’t in the IT team can easily feel they lack full understanding of the issues.
Our Cyber Security Academy for business leaders offers a library of videos, articles, podcasts and other content to help non-technical leaders understand the essentials of cyber security and communicate more confidently about this threat.
Created by our global cyber security team, our insight will be invaluable in reducing the uncertainty around the issue, helping you to protect your company.
RiskMap Podcast: Special Edition - The London Attacks and the Evolving Terrorism Threat
In this special edition of the RiskMap Podcast, host Charles Hecker speaks with Jonathan Wood, Director of Global Issues, and David Lea, lead analyst for Western Europe, about the recent terrorist attack in London, the evolving threat of global terrorism, and how companies can respond.
The nexus of terrorism, radicalized insiders and workplace violence
Hear from the country’s leading experts in the field of active shooter, radicalization, and behavioral profiles. During this webcast, we share best practices for identifying threats within the workplace, and controls for responding to incidents, should they occur.
Automotive Expert Brief: Romania
A political crisis that shook Romania in January and February has taken a serious toll on the newly elected centre-left government. More than half a million Romanians took to the streets to protest against the government’s bid to curtail anti-corruption efforts after it issued a decree that would have decriminalised certain corruption offences for public officials. At the heart of the crisis lies an issue that spans the political, social and corporate sphere: the country’s praised fight against corruption, and the political backlash against it.
How to Build a Compliance Programme that Works
The evidence suggests that most organisations are taking compliance seriously. And yet, many programmes fail. Why this is happening and what you can do to ensure your compliance programme is effective?
Behind the stats: Why global hijacks have decreased but maritime kidnaps and terrorism are rising
Although Control Risks recorded a 21% decrease in attacks and boardings of ships globally in 2016, cases of high-severity maritime terrorism and kidnaps increased and several emerging trends are likely to pose threats to maritime operators in 2017.
Asia's Next Flashpoint
Control Risks believes that it is actually North-east Asia, where China’s equally forceful muscle-flexing bumps up against larger, more capable military powers, that is the theater to watch with concern.
RiskMap Podcast: The ousting of Park Geun-hye, US-Mexico relations and doing business in Mali
In this edition of the RiskMap Podcast, hosted by Charles Hecker and Angela Mancini, we discuss what lies ahead for South Korea now that Park Geun-hye has been ousted as president. Also: behind the bluster, what’s happening in US Mexico relations, and how’s business in Africa’s second largest gold producer?
The new centre-left government in Romania has had turbulent first months in office as its attempt to curtail the country’s widely praised fight against corruption triggered the largest public protests in decades.
Kidnapping trends worldwide in 2016
The world of kidnapping-for-ransom saw several notable developments in 2016. Areas of relative calm faced emerging threats, new victim sets found themselves at risk and kidnappers struck in a range of unexpected locations.
RiskMap Podcast: Building a Dubai in Africa; the future of US-EU security cooperation; Brazil & Argentina opening to trade
In this edition of the RiskMap podcast, hosted by Charles Hecker and Maria Knapp, we discuss the African countries who are vying to build the continent’s first Dubai-like megahub; US-EU and NATO relations in the wake of the Munich Security Conference; and the outlook for Brazil and Argentina as they liberalize their economies.
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