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Maverick* Research: Investing in Technology Is the Only Way to Reduce Humanity’s Ultimate Vulnerability

Published: 04 June 2019

ID: G00389479

Analyst(s): Prateek Bhajanka, Roger Williams, Jonathan Davenport

Summary

Digital technologies often have negative effects; however, in many cases, more-detrimental vulnerabilities already exist. CIOs should use a three-factor approach to evaluate technology innovation risks, as well as existential threats. (Maverick research exposes unconventional thinking and advice.)

Table Of Contents
  • Specific Maverick Caution
  • Maverick Findings
  • Maverick Recommendations

*Maverick Research

Analysis

  • Assess Current Risk for Each Factor
  • Assess Change in Risk From New Technology
  • Example Scenario: The Vulnerable World Hypothesis
  • Digital Versus Natural Harm
  • Evaluating the Impact on Risk
  • Implications

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