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Fragmented terror threat

Terrorism: A fragmented threat, by Bill Udell and Jonathan Wood. Companies face a more fragmented, less predictable global terrorism threat in 2017. Alongside persistent threats from left-wing, right-wing and ethno-national militant groups, the Islamist extremist threat continues to evolve. The eventual collapse of Islamic State (IS) territory in Iraq and Syria will force a global exodus…
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Regulation’s multilingual morass

Global regulation: A multilingual morass, by Robert Boyd. Trains running late? Blame a company. Prices creeping upward? Blame a company. Hotel wifi crashing? Blame a company. Populism isn’t just a force at the ballot box. What’s more, it’s not just coming from voters. For 2017 and beyond, a wrathful combination of public outcry and regulatory zeal…
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Data trap 2.0

Data trap 2.0: A double-bind of threats and laws, by Rose Bernard. The global cyber security landscape will become more fractured in 2017. Companies will face legislative demands that are both increasingly restrictive and increasingly divergent – even conflicting – across different geographies. Add in rising threats from nation states, cybercriminals and cyber activists, and…
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