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Cybersecurity & Digital Transformation

... the importance of Digital Transformation (DT). DT brings new cyber risks that could impact the initiative of also smart cities globally. As Cyber threats rising every day that target Digital & physical assets. IoT devices is key component to make any businesses or smart city/factory into DT, Devices & IoT manufacturers also increasing. Cyber attacks can potentially lead to damage digital economic systems. To deploy any IoT devices into societies its important that security considerations to be taken ...


A Unicorn Environment: How to Grow a Startup in China

China’s market is large, young, and avidly embracing new technologies, which provides for the rapid commercialization of digital business models In October 2019, China overtook the United States in the number of unicorn companies, defined as startups that have achieved a capitalization of more than $1 billion over a short period of time. In total, the Shanghai-based Human Research ...


RIAC at the Meeting of Confederation of Finnish Industries Board of Directors

On November 18, 2019, the Board of Directors of East Office of Finnish Industries, uniting 25 leading industrial corporations of Finland with a total of more than EUR 10 billion investment in Russia, met in Moscow. On November 18, 2019, the Board of Directors of East Office of Finnish Industries, uniting 25 leading industrial corporations of Finland with a total of more than EUR 10 billion investment in Russia, met in Moscow. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Mikko Hautala, Finnish Ambassador...


Rethinking Sanctions Efficiency

Evidence from 205 Cases of the U.S. Government Enforcement Actions against Business Problem Statement The question of whether economic sanctions are effective as a foreign policy tool has for a long time been central for the students of sanctions policy. Scholars have been rather skeptical about the utility of sanctions. Early ...


What Insurance Can Offer for Global Cyberspace Stability and Resilience

What cyber insurance is and why it matters While on a recent business trip to Russia, RIAC web editor Anastasia Tolstukhina met up with Dr. Andreas Kuehn, Senior Program Associate of the EastWest Institute to discuss the EastWest Institute’s recent report “ Cyber Insurance and Systemic Market Risk ”. The ...


Russian Companies Breaking Into the Brazilian IT Market

Kaspersky Lab’s contract with the Brazilian armed forces will play the part of the proverbial canary in a coal mine: it will be indicative of the new Brazilian administration’s attitude towards Russian IT businesses going forward Following the inauguration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is known for his pro-American views, the already meager Russian-Brazilian relations can now be compared to a toss of a coin. This is in stark contrast to ...


Business in Need of Cyber Rules

Business initiatives on rules of conduct in digital space For more than 20 years, countries have been struggling to introduce a set of rules of conduct and liability requirements for digital space users. Progress in designing a code of cyber conduct ...


Mitigating Cyber Risks: Is There Room for Two?

... Could these two expert groups make groundbreaking progress, leading UN member states to agree on how to behave in cyberspace and respond to cyber attacks? Despite the positive agenda, some of the most sceptical voices in this discussion come from the business community. Businesses claim that they have the most to lose from cyber attacks and are often responsible for dealing with the aftermath. Businesses are increasingly willing to take matters into their own hands when cyber attacks occur, but the ...


Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

The most prominent and currently active businessmen in Syria After raging for eight years, the violent phase of the Syrian civil war seems to be reaching its final stages, with Idlib as the last holdout . Recently, leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey held talks in Sochi to discuss securing ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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