GLOBAL CATASTROPHIC RISKS
THE BIGGER PICTURE
According to the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), plausible global catastrophic risks include:
tipping points in environmental systems due to climate change or mass biodiversity loss;
malicious or accidentally harmful use of artificial intelligence;
malicious use of, or unintended consequences, from advanced biotechnologies;
a natural or engineered global pandemic; and
intentional, miscalculated, accidental, or terrorist-related use of nuclear weapons.
"Without action, these catastrophic risks will only grow over time, whether it be on climate change, ecothreats, synthetic biology or cyber"
Professor Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and co-founder of CSER
National Cyber Security Centre
RISKY BUSINESS MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION RISK
MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION RISK
What is Risk Management?
According to the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, the purpose of risk management is not to chase the unattainable goal of perfectly secure systems and a risk-free business; it is to make sure that you have thought about what can go wrong, and that this thinking has influenced your organisation's decisions.
In this course we examine the fundamentals of Risk Management, develop an understanding of the outcomes of GDPR and consider the privacy and security concerns for drones in the UK.