A broad view of security and insecurity
Individual empowerment, a process that allows us to have greater control over our own lives, is one of the major trends of the future and also has an impact on security in many aspects and from different disciplines.
The mindset of change will require, more than ever, courage and diversity as key anchor points to navigate this uncertain but surely exciting 2023.
Drones are emerging as one of the main tools of the future to perpetrate sabotage, terrorist actions and other illicit activities that endanger the integrity of people and infrastructures.
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.
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.
Change is not temporary: individuals and organizations that can adapt to the constant change will be able to anticipate it and understand that the environment that configures security, insecurity and its parameters.
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.
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.