Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

New players to even out Africa’s investment battlefield in 2020

The continent’s traditional development partners – the EU, China and the US – are facing increasing competition on the ground from new players, such as Russia, the Gulf states and Turkey

African markets will become increasingly attractive in 2020 at a time when wider global trends are more set against the interests of international businesses than they have been for many years. Fractious geopolitics in a US election year, a rising tide of global activism and a new level of cyber…

Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

Artificial intelligence technologies boost capabilities of cyber threat actors

The development of techniques to use these technologies and tools to enhance their capabilities is now increasingly on the agenda of cyber threat actors

In response to cyber defenders’ increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, malicious actors started discussing their potential application for criminal use. Research from Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com), the specialist global risk consultancy, shows that the development of techniques to use these technologies and tools to enhance their capabilities is now…

Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd
Source: Control Risks Group Holdings Ltd |

Boards still not grasping cyber threats, say IT decision makers

Senior management are risking their companies by not taking cyber security seriously

Key decision makers do not have confidence in their Boards’ ability to manage cyber security threats, according to the latest cyber security analysis from Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com). The global ‘Cyber Security Landscape’ survey of IT and Business decision makers found that almost half of respondents reported they believe their organisation’s…