The news for security from the 2020 World Economic Forum Risks Report is really a simple as it gets, the 4th industrial revolution (4IR) is upon us, and the opportunities and benefits for the world are amazing and here to stay. The report indicates that “50% of the world’s population is now online” with an “additional 1 Million people a day joining the internet”.
The Global Risks Report 2020 | World Economic Forum
The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting. The global economy is facing an increased risk of stagnation, climate change is striking harder and more rapidly than expected, and fragmented cyberspace threatens the full potential of next-generation technologies — all while citizens worldwide protest political and economic conditions and voice concerns about systems that exacerbate inequality.