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Emerging markets face ‘unparalleled’ civil unrest, as economic impacts of pandemic unfold

As the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic mounts, protests in emerging and frontier markets are set to swell with millions of newly unemployed, underpaid, and underfed citizens, posing a risk to domestic stability with few parallels in recent decades. This stark assessment comes from global risk analysis company Verisk Maplecroft

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Focusing on the recovery aspects of cyber resilience

A new academic paper by Dr. Cyril Onwubiko, Director, Enterprise Security Architecture, Pearson, presents a comprehensive cyber recovery operational framework. The paper has been published in the proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment.

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Approach to global resilience should be built on the 'Five Capitals' say Cranfield academics

In a letter published by the journal, Nature, Cranfield academics are calling for global resilience to be shaped around the 'Five Capitals' - natural, human, social, built, and financial. The academics believe that too often silos exist within governments and within organizations and businesses that mean risks are not anticipated quickly enough or prepared for well enough.

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