HONG KONG MONITOR  9 April 2021
April 9, 2021

HONG KONG MONITOR 9 April 2021

Calls to replace AstraZeneca vaccine with J&J grow due to side-effects concerns; bilateral tensions ratchet up between Beijing and London over BNO passport issue; and sentencing day for pro-democracy activists will send concerning message to the international community and foreign businesses. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.


SNAPSHOT: US joint boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics poses threat to commercial viability of 2021 Tokyo Olympics
April 9, 2021

SNAPSHOT: US joint boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics poses threat to commercial viability of 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Our latest Snapshot examines the likelihood and commercial impact of a US-led joint boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

 GEOPOLITICAL AND CYBERSECURITY RISK WEEKLY BRIEF 6 APRIL 2021
April 6, 2021

GEOPOLITICAL AND CYBERSECURITY RISK WEEKLY BRIEF 6 APRIL 2021

Our Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly Brief, a joint report with our partners from Cyjax, covers: 
  • Attacks and cybersecurity news
  • Data breaches, fraud and vulnerabilities
  • APT activity and malware campaigns
  • Geopolitical threats and impacts

HONG KONG MONITOR  2 April 2021
April 2, 2021

HONG KONG MONITOR 2 April 2021

Beijing eroding political opposition participation in LegCo; Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine set to resume rollout after temporary pause; and trial of opposition activists and politicians likely to elevate political and business risks in the territory. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.


SIM REPORT: COVID-19 continues to hamper logistics in Kenya, raising business costs
March 31, 2021

SIM REPORT: COVID-19 continues to hamper logistics in Kenya, raising business costs

This East & Southern Africa Sub-Regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report assess the logistics impact of COVID-19 in Kenya, and how protracted load-shedding in South Africa will hamper economic recovery. 
 GEOPOLITICAL AND CYBERSECURITY RISK WEEKLY BRIEF 29 MARCH 2021
March 29, 2021

GEOPOLITICAL AND CYBERSECURITY RISK WEEKLY BRIEF 29 MARCH 2021

Our Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly Brief, a joint report with our partners from Cyjax, covers: 
  • Attacks and cybersecurity news
  • Data breaches, fraud and vulnerabilities
  • APT activity and malware campaigns
  • Geopolitical threats and impacts

HONG KONG MONITOR  26 March 2021
March 29, 2021

HONG KONG MONITOR 26 March 2021

Hong Kong requests foreign governments to not recognise the validity of BNO passports; Pfizer coronavirus vaccine distribution halted; ‘831 Prince Edward Station attack’ anniversary looms. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.


SNAPSHOT: Assault on Mozambique’s Palma underscores growing militant threat to commercial operations
March 29, 2021

SNAPSHOT: Assault on Mozambique’s Palma underscores growing militant threat to commercial operations

The assault on Palma in Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique, was unprecedented and marked the first time Ahlu al Sunnah wal-Jamaah had targeted a large number of expatriates. We assess its security implications on commercial activities in the area. 
SIM Report: EU digital green pass likely to help restore cross-border travel
March 26, 2021

SIM Report: EU digital green pass likely to help restore cross-border travel

The latest Southern Europe Sub-Regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report examines the EU's proposal for a Digital Green Certificate and a milestone agreement that highlights Greece's improved investment climate.