Mobile malware: an evolving threat

November 30, 2015

In this podcast Stewart Bertram, Senior Manager, Control Risks’ Cyber Security Services, talks to one of our cyber crime specialists, Oliver Robinson, about the increasing threat that cyber criminals pose to mobile devices.

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RiskMap Podcast: The US chairs the UN Security Council; fighting IS; the Paris climate change conference.

November 28, 2015

In the coming weeks, as the US chairs the UN Security Council, what hopes for a unified coalition against IS? And world leaders meet for the UN conference on climate change.

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RiskMap Podcast: the G20 Summit, Catalonia and Spain’s election and Argentina’s presidential run-off

November 13, 2015

In the coming weeks, G20 leaders will meet in Turkey, Catalonia’s secessionist leanings will play into the Spanish election campaign and Argentinians will finally choose their next president.

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The UK Modern Slavery Act

November 5, 2015

The UK Modern Slavery Act is now in force. It aims to tackle human trafficking in the supply chains of companies with UK operations. What does it mean for you?

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The G20 summit, Turkey’s elections and what next for Argentina?

October 31, 2015

In the coming weeks the G20 nations meet as some of the emerging markets face tough challenges. Turkey holds another election and Argentinians make up their minds who should succeed president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

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Personal data in Russia

October 29, 2015

The new Russian law on personal data storage and processing is now in force. How does it affect your organisation? With Artem Lazurenko of Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence business.


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Understanding organisational resilience

October 22, 2015

In this podcast,  Stephanie Lhomme, Director for Europe and Africa in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence business examines how resilience - a term that originated in psychology - can be understood in an organisational  context.

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Ankara bomb deepens divides

October 19, 2015

The devastating bomb blast in Ankara has deepened divisions in Turkey as it approaches a general election and raised more questions about the world’s response to the Syrian conflict.

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RiskMap Podcast: Iran and the IAEA, next steps for the TPP and democracy in West Africa

October 13, 2015

Iran faces a deadline to disclose military dimensions of past nuclear activities; the Trans Pacific Partnership faces domestic challenges; and a pair of elections in West Africa. Hosted by Charles Hecker and Michael Moran.

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RiskMap Podcast: Netanyahu goes to Moscow, the US government faces a shutdown and Modi visits Seattle

September 25, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, visits Moscow amid concern over Russian military deployments in Syria; could the US government be facing another shutdown and what does Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, hope to get out of visiting Seattle?

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Preventing violence in the workplace

September 18, 2015
Workplace violence affects every country and is something that employers need to guard against as part of their duty of care. A discussion with John Lane, director of Control Risks’ Crisis and Resilience Consulting practice in Los Angeles.
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RiskMap Podcast: Brazil’s Woes, Xi’s US Visit and Presidential Politics in Uganda

September 11, 2015

In the coming weeks, Brazil faces a deepening crisis as a corruption scandal spurs a credit downgrade, Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to the United States against a backdrop of geoeconomic uncertainty, and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni seeks a fifth term. Hosted by Charles Hecker and Michael Moran.

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RiskMap Podcast: Managing Markets in China and the US, Europe’s Migrant Dilemma

August 28, 2015

With Chinese officials struggling to rein in the country’s economy after a week of extreme market volatility, the US Federal Reserve weighs a long-anticipated decision to raise interest rates for the first time in a decade. Meanwhile, the European Union’s struggles with migration exposes rifts within the bloc. Hosted by Charles Hecker and Michael Moran.

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RiskMap Podcast: Iraq’s reforms and electoral politics in Canada and Argentina

August 14, 2015

Recent government reforms in Iraq address popular demand for better government function, but have the potential to drive further instability in the country in the short and medium term. Meanwhile, election races in Canada and Argentina have the potential to unseat long-ruling parties—or at least usher in changes to each country’s economic policy. Hosted by Michael Moran and Gala Riani.

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Turkey post-election outlook

August 12, 2015

Following Turkey's recent parliamentary elections, this Control Risks podcast discusses the major political and security developments and how they have contributed to a climate of increasing uncertainty in the country.

About the presenters

Cagdas Cataltas
is a Senior Consultant in Control Risks' Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice.

Ali Sokmen is an Associate Analyst in Control Risks' Global Risk Analysis department.

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