DRI’s Global Risk and Resilience Trends Report: The Top 8 Resilience Trends
DRI International’s 5th Global Risk and Resilience Trends Report gives a global perspective and comprehensive trends analysis of how resilience professionals view their industry and the external factors that are shaping it.
In 2019, the risks posed by technology attack or failure have further consolidated their positions at the top of the resilience register. Top of the index, both overall and in every region and nearly all business sectors, is the concern of a successful major cyber attack. Next, is the related fear of a severe data breach. In third position, we have the more traditional issue of a significant IT outage caused by technical malfunction or human error.
Cyber attack and data breach are not just business and financial issues. NATO has recently stated that a major cyber attack may trigger Article 5 (collective defense) which commits members to come to the aid of one another. This reinforces the critical importance of cyberspace and its potential as the flashpoint for global hostilities.
Looking at 2019 also revealed eight overarching trends in the profession. They are provided to assist resilience professionals understand how their working arrangements compare with the overall direction across a wide range of organizations. To read more, click here to download the complete report free from the DRI Library.