04 May 2022

System shock: supply chains suffer in Russia-Ukraine war

Global supply chains were already reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the Russia-Ukraine war has added a new wave of challenges, with sanctions and conflict restricting the flow of critical resources. Russia is ranked as the 16th-largest exporter by the World Trade Organisation, though it has particular strengths, with petroleum, coal

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29 Apr 2022

Remote Work Is On The Rise: Is Your Cybersecurity Plan Ready?

The pandemic accelerated a trend we already saw in the workplace: the rise of remote work and the need for work-from-anywhere policies. The increased flexibility has been great for many workers, but it’s also hastened the need for advancements in cybersecurity. According to the results of a 2021 IBM study, the

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27 Apr 2022

Tearing Up The Rulebook: Blockchain And Crypto Adoption Risks

There is no doubt that the history of blockchain and cryptocurrencies has been checkered, as major events, such as the 2013 shutdown of Silk Road, 2014’s Mt. Gox closure, the 2017 disappearance of Ruja Ignatova and the 2020 Telegram ICO fine and SEC settlement, have shown. The birth of the

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26 Apr 2022

What effect will Russian sanctions have on your supply chain?

We’ve all seen the horrific scenes of the war on Ukraine and the reports of bombing civilian targets. There’s no question that the damage to infrastructure, buildings, industry and the citizens of Ukraine is devastating and will require many years to recover, if ever. Global supply chains are also being

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21 Apr 2022

Transaction Monitoring And Risk Mitigation Strategies For Global Supply Chains

Between export bans and the numerous entities and individuals now restricted from transacting in the global economy, organizations worldwide must evaluate the legal, reputational, and cybersecurity impacts on their supply chain. How can companies navigate the current landscape and mitigate their supply chain and cyber risks? Sanctions against Russia continue

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19 Apr 2022

It’s the End of the Global Supply Chain as We Know It

What a difference a year makes. The U.S. inflation rate was at 1.4 percent when Joe Biden was sworn in as President in January 2021. In just fifteen months, it has since risen rapidly to a 40-year high of 8.5 percent, the result of global supply chain issues. Many hoped that

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19 Apr 2022

HowTo: Create a Cyber Maturity Strategy

For modern enterprises, cybersecurity is key to success. Rapid digital innovation, fuelled by the pandemic, has led to countless new ways to connect with customers, employees and partners. However, it’s also seen the emergence of a multitude of new opportunities for cyber-criminals to gain access to data and take remote

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18 Apr 2022

War in Ukraine – Business and Risk Management Implications

The coordinated attack by Russia on Ukraine has created a historic risk environment for operations in these countries, and for organizations around the world. Companies with interests in Russia, Ukraine and nearby eastern European countries, as well as multinational organizations, should be aware that the current situation is fluid and

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13 Apr 2022

War in Ukraine: Responding to supply chain disruption

The effects of war on the citizens of Ukraine have been immediate and horrific. As companies around the world seek to help in any way they can, they’re also trying to understand the likely secondary impact of the Russian invasion on their employees, customers, operations, and supply chain. Executive teams have

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13 Apr 2022

Capitalizing on a Crisis: What Global Events Mean for Cybersecurity

The advancement of Russian forces into neighboring Ukraine has been met with significant international condemnation. While stopping short of military intervention, many Western nations and corporations have responded by imposing extensive sanctions, cutting off the country and its citizens from assets, services and vital revenue streams. While the impact of these

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