HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR   25 September 2020
September 25, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 25 September 2020

Activists rally for ‘721 Yuen Long attacks’ and memorial for 2019 death of anti-extradition protester; Communications Authority clamping down on RTHK broadcaster and other media outlets; foreign media organisations under increased political and operational risks; and upcoming 1 October rallies. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.


SIM Report: Latin America & the Caribbean, Issue 7
September 25, 2020

SIM Report: Latin America & the Caribbean, Issue 7

This Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report analyses:

  • Argentina’s mounting economic difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The future of the EU-Mercosur trade pact amid opposition in Europe
SIM Report: Southeast Asia, Issue 8
September 23, 2020

SIM Report: Southeast Asia, Issue 8

This Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report looks at:

Myanmar: COVID-19 surge heightens instability risks as West, China jockey for influence ahead of November elections 

Singapore: Anti-foreigner sentiment likely to increase as COVID-19 dents economy and public health
SIM Report: Southern Europe, Issue 5
September 21, 2020

SIM Report: Southern Europe, Issue 5

The impact of COVID-19 on Europe's tourism sector and challenges facing the industry are key features in the latest Southern Europe SIM. 

Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk  Weekly Brief 21 September 2020
September 21, 2020

Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly Brief 21 September 2020

In this week's Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly—a joint collaboration between us and Cyjax—we cover:  
  • A database containing 2.4 million records belonging to China's Zhenhua Data leaked
  • Hundreds of security vulnerabilities revealed in the websites of Marriott, British Airways, and EasyJet
  • UK National Cyber Security Centre issued an alert warning of a recent spike in ransomware attacks
  • Polish government publishes draft bill requiring tougher scrutiny on tech companies 
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR   18 September 2020
September 18, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 18 September 2020

Low number of street-level demonstrations during the week (11-17 September); detained Hong Kongers in China worsening diplomatic tensions between Hong Kong and the US; Washington issues ‘reconsider travel’ notice to Hong Kong; leave of Australian magistrate creates uncertainty over territory’s Common Law-based judicial system; and upcoming protests. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.

MOZAMBIQUE: Growing investment woes amid combination of reputational, political, and security risks to extractive industries
September 17, 2020

MOZAMBIQUE: Growing investment woes amid combination of reputational, political, and security risks to extractive industries

This Sub-Regional Intelligence Monitor forecasts growing political, security, and reputational risks associated with LNG projects in Cabo Delgado.
Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk  Weekly Brief 14 September 2020
September 14, 2020

Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly Brief 14 September 2020

In this week's Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly—a joint collaboration between us and Cyjax—we cover:  

  • Russia, China and Iran ramping up cyber-attacks ahead of US elections
  • Equinix hit by USD9 million ransomware attack 
  • Emotet malware posing greater threat to private sectors in France, Japan and New Zealand
  • European countries inching closer to implementing digital tax regimes
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR   11 September 2020
September 11, 2020

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 11 September 2020

Police make mass arrests during 6 September pro-democracy rallies; trial of Swiss photographer potentially signals worsening operating environment for foreign journalists; and activists calling for boycott against Disney’s Mulan. We assess the threats and developments that impact organisations in the week ahead.