HNPW & GISF | How Technology is Changing Security Risk Management in the Humanitarian Sector
|Date||12 May 2022|
|Time||11:00 am — 1:00 pm CEST |5:00 am—7:00 am EDT|
|Address||International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva|
Digitisation and technology are advancing so rapidly that changes that once took centuries now happen in years or months. In the past 18 months, the equivalent of 21 years of change has occurred which is at a faster pace than most humans can adapt. While the ‘digital revolution’ remains a strongly positive enabler, allowing the world to communicate, work and engage better with business communities globally, it does bring new challenges, risks, and opportunities for the humanitarian sector and security risk management. The threat terrain, complexity of risk, multiplicity of intent and global impact and the intersection of the sheer volume of information in a digital world has created an ever-changing landscape for the humanitarian sector.
The Bit by Bit report has highlighted three guiding principles government and business can benefit from moving forward when advancing a culture of innovation and also developing and deploying technology to support us be digitally safe and trusted. Focus on the mission, demonstrate the value of technology, and most importantly don’t forget the people! This requires exploring, understanding and managing changed actions to new intersectionalities of the technologies that are both fundamental and driving Society 5.0 and beyond, with the critical need to keep pace.
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