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.
The Manchester attack: context and advice
Following the terrorist attack on the British city of Manchester, how should businesses assess the government’s raising of the threat level to Critical? For those travelling to and working in the UK, what measures should you take?
Webinar: WannaCry ransomware attack - what next?
On 12 May, the WannaCry ransomware attack began, impacting companies worldwide. In this webinar, our cyber experts provide concrete detail on how the attacks were mounted and their effect.
Traditional Investigative Approaches In Asia May Lead A Company Into A Sinkhole
Multinational companies across Asia are no strangers to employee and third-party malfeasance, and often use significant resources investigating it. However, rather than solving problems, traditional investigation approaches increasingly backfire, leading to financial and reputational damages.
Stumbling blocks on China’s Belt and Road through Central Asia
Central Asia is China’s first port of call if its Belt and Road initiative is to reach the global breadths and heights that its architects asserted at the recent Belt and Road Summit in Beijing.
RiskMap Podcast: South Korea's new president; elections in Iran; and the G7 summit
In this edition we discuss what the election of president Moon Jae-in means for South Korea and global politics; the likely outcome of the election in Iran; and what to expect from the G7 Summit as the group of leaders welcomes Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.
Myanmar Needs To Emulate Indonesia
Much of the international press has been devoted to the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine state and the plight of the Rohingyas, but this is only one unique piece of the ethnic puzzle.
President Macron’s parliamentary challenge
A thumping win in France's presidential election sees Emmanuel Macron facing the formidable task of fighting the parliamentary elections in June with a young party lacking local networks and an electoral machinery. David Lea, Senior Europe Analyst at Control Risks examines Macron’s mission.
Automotive Expert Brief: Iran
Flexibility in contract negotiations to arise out of uneven enforcement of local content regualtions
RiskMap Podcast: Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, & Cameroon
In this May 1, 2017 edition of the RiskMap Podcast, Control Risks' analysts discuss the progress of Saudi Vision 2030 and a recent government reshuffle; what the election of leftist president Lenin Moreno means for Ecuador and the business environment; and a 3-month internet shutdown in Cameroon amid protests that have exposed deep divisions in the country.
Trump: expectations, reality and the next 1,361 days
Donald Trump pledged a bold first 100-days policy agenda, but it has been more of an endurance test. Surpassing the 100-day mark - when many observers were doubtful it would last that long - shows that the administration is resilient and may eventually find its feet on policy.
Are you ready for a crisis on the Korean peninsula?
Tensions have been rising on the Korean peninsula as North Korea increased its provocations with over twenty missile launches and an unprecedented two nuclear tests last year. The scope for frictions has been further heightened in recent weeks following US rhetoric about engaging in pre-emptive strikes against Pyongyang and the deployment of a US aircraft carrier to the region.
International Business Attitudes to Compliance 2017
Companies are putting themselves at risk by failing to appropriately prioritise and resource compliance.
Macron charts course to French presidency
With Emmanuel Macron winning most votes in the first round of France’s presidential election and the major parties swinging behind him to confront Marine Le Pen of the National Front, his path to the Elysée Palace seems pretty certain. Senior Europe Analyst, David Lea discusses what a Macron presidency would mean for business and Europe.
Jakarta's Elections: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
As the final round of Jakarta’s gubernatorial elections looms, the outcome is too close to call
Automotive Expert Brief: China
China is expected to finalise several new competition rules and regulations for the automotive sector this year, particularly on liberalising components sales and after-market services.
RiskMap Podcast: A pivotal vote in Turkey, Venezuela's autocratic shift, and a crisis in South Africa
Co-hosts Charles Hecker and Jackie Day discuss the referendum in Turkey that could alter its form of government; the bold moves by Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro to further consolidate his power; and the political shakeup in South Africa that has had dramatic economic effects.
What To Watch As Xi Jinping Meets Donald Trump
For once, a US-China summit is genuinely hard to forecast, but those looking for tectonic shifts are likely to be disappointed. We can expect some clues, however.
The battle for Mosul
Control Risks’ lead Iraq analyst, Glen Ransom, looks at the protracted battle to wrest Mosul from the forces of Islamic State and the political problems that will remain once the city is recaptured.
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.
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