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RiskMap Podcast: Venezuela; Power shifts in Southern Africa; The global cyber threat

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RiskMap Podcast: Venezuela update; Power shifts in Southern Africa; The global cyber threat

 

The RiskMap Podcast - A conversation about what's happening in the world and what it means for global business.

 

In this edition: 
  • Laura Sharkey, an analyst covering the Andean region, provides an update on the crisis in Venezuela and the outlook for businesses operating there as the government of President Nicolas Maduro continues making moves to completely centralize power. [Minute 1:15]
  • A series of high profile cyber attacks in recent months have highlighted the significant risks facing global businesses. Nicolas Reyes, Associate Director for Cyber Security, discusses how companies can get ahead of the ever-shifting cyber threat. [Minute 7:58]
  • Barnaby Fletcher, an analyst covering Southern Africa, discusses the upcoming presidential election in Angola that will close the 38-year tenure of president José Eduardo dos Santos, South Africa's recent vote to continue the controversial rule of president Jacob Zuma, and how the varying questions around power and leadership throughout the region will impact the business environment. [Minute 16:30]
 

 

 

 

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