Unit 6: Global Risks and Resilience

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Crowdsourcing
the process of sourcing ideas, services, funding or content from the public in order to maximize the benefit of a large group's collective assets.
Cybercrime
any criminal activity associated with a computer
Cyber Security
the protection of information systems, hardware and software from theft or damage.
Drone
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
E-passport
Passports containing a computer chip with details about the owner.
Geopolitics
The influence of physical and human geography on politics and international relations.
Profit repatriation
returning foreign-earned profits or financial assets back to the company's home country
Reshoring
The relocation to the home country of a business's or company's operation that were overseas.
Resilience
The ability of individuals, communities or environments to respond to shock and changes while continuing
3D printing (additive manufacturing)
The process of creating three-dimensional objects by fusing two-dimensional layers of plastic, metal, and other substances on top of one another.
Hacking
Breaking into individuals/or company/government private assets to steal or utilize them illegally.
Identity Theft
The fraudulent acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain.
Global Supply Chain
a network of a firm's outsourcing suppliers and contractors
The Panama Papers
11.5 million files that were leaked from the database of the worlds largest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonesca.
Tax Avoidance
TNC's and major companies using loopholes, and illegal methods to avoid paying full taxes.