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International Outlook for 2017 Technology and infrastructure

2017 Preview: Cyber power presents new prospects and perils

Cyber power presents new risks to global politics, security, and commerce. Analyzing the cyber threat environment is crucial to contain risks in 2017.

Finance Technology and infrastructure Uncategorized

How Technology Empowers Women Around The World

Global Risk Insights sat down with Allison Kahn, Director of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women’s Mentoring Women in Business Programme, to discuss the interplay between female empowerment, mentoring and

North America Technology and infrastructure

Three reasons why Russia may be hacking the U.S. election

Understanding why Russia is disrupting the U.S. electoral race through cyber attacks is an important step in preventing it.

Security Technology and infrastructure

Russia-US cyber tensions show the true threat of cyberwar

Russia is now testing the limits of the current norm-based international regime that has thus far kept global cyberwar unrealized.

Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Gabon’s risky internet curfew, the world’s first since 2011

Gabon’s daily internet curfew is the world’s first since 2011 as post-election violence and uncertainty continue to impact investment, particularly bonds.

Latin America Technology and infrastructure

Startups in Latin America: A new engine for growth?

Can entrepreneurship and startups provide the solution to much-needed growth in Latin America? And, if so, how will this solution be achieved?

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

Hacking the Kazakh way, top-down

The ferocity of the Kazakh government’s cyber campaign against dissent in Kazakhstan inspires comparisons to China’s Great Firewall.

Asia Pacific Technology and infrastructure

Protests threaten China’s nuclear energy plans

NIMBYism is on the rise in China, and without better dialogue between stakeholders, threatens to undermine Beijing’s efforts to meet its COP21 goals.

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

Why Pokemon Go scares Middle Eastern governments

Pokemon Go is creating headaches for Middle Eastern governments, as concerns over security and subversion prompt calls for intervention.

Europe Technology and infrastructure

Belarus’ IT sector sparks new growth

The recent development of the IT sector in Belarus has had major positive effects on the local economy and led to the creation of a new social dynamic among young high-skilled workers. It also occurred at a time when the country is trying to improve its ties with regional actors.