Uncertainty indexes are at maximum and unknown levels. The catalog of threats to organizations and companies is growing, but how, when and where they will materialize is still unknown. Thus, new risks are turning security into an evolving and increasingly broad concept.
Trends & Insights
La gobernanza criminal en América Latina realiza funciones propias del Estado en extensas áreas geográficas, como ofrecer seguridad o dotar suministros básicos.
Latin America is the most violent region in the world, accounting for 37% of homicides worldwide. Good governance, anomie or impunity are some of the determining factors to understand those crime levels.
From geopolitical conflicts to economic recession, 2022 is presenting a high level of uncertainty, which forces us to monitor trends, observe their progress and the evolution of the coming months.
Environmental problems imply major security challenges: destabilization, conflict, radicalization and organized crime are some of the effects of not paying the attention they deserve.
Proper management of current global risks will require innovation, cooperation and sustainability from companies, as well as creativity, courage and serenity from people. The pandemic and the damage it has caused for individuals, families and society should be analyzed as an opportunity to reconsider priorities, habits and values.
Violence levels is one of the main concerns for Latin American societies and States.
The metaverse poses immense opportunities as well as serious risks. From new spaces for violent social behaviour to perverse gamification or criminal e-learning: people will shape the lights and shadows of the metaverse.
Criminal innovation provides criminals important ways to improve and enhance their illicit goals: from the sophistication of drug cartels' modus operandi to the optimization of terrorist attacks.
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