Sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
Cybercrime and government surveillance pose a risk to the internet comparable in a scale comparable to the 2008 financial melt-down, the World Economic Forum warns in this analysis of the risks facing business and governments in 2014. The report assesses the impact of cybercrime and government surveillance on the public’s trust in the internet, and warns that the potential fragmentation of the internet could have a serious impact on the global economy. The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2014 report identifies cyberattack as one of the most likely global risks in 2014 and the breakdown of critical information infrastructure as among the global risks likely to have the most impact. The report analyses 31 global risks and includes a special in-depth investigation into digital disintegration. Other risks of significant concern include income disparity, extreme weather events, unemployment and fiscal crises. Access >>>
Table of contents
- Global Risks 2014
- Risks in Focus
- Towards Ten Years of the Global Risks
Premium Content for Free.
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
Agile Foundations – the Agile Manifesto
In this extract from their book, Agile Foundations, Peter Measey and Radtac explain the key principles of the Agile Manifesto.
Big Data BlackOut: Are Utilities Powering Up Their Data Analytics?
This report from Capgemini Consulting identifies a disparity between the utilities industry's perception of big data analytics and its implementation...
CW Nordics – May 2015 Edition
Nordic countries top list of digital nations in the EU, outperforming others in the areas of broadband infrastructure, IT skills, web use, business ...