Guide To Geopolitical Risk
Spotlight on the Russia/Ukraine Conflict

Guide: Geopolitical Risk

What does geopolitical risk mean for your organization and third party risk management (TPRM)? The risks emerging from recent Russian aggression against Ukraine have potential consequences for your organization’s Business Continuity, Compliance, Cyber, Data Privacy, Supply Chain, and Technology risks.

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This guide helps those managing third party risk to understand and manage possible risk exposure arising from the Russia/Ukraine conflict.

This guide includes practical guidance on how to apply relevant portions of the Shared Assessments Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Questionnaire to existing questionnaire responses to determine the impact the Russia/Ukraine conflict could have on your third parties.

What is Geopolitical Risk?

Geopolitical risk stems from war, terrorism, and even ongoing tensions between states that derail normal and peaceful international relations. Geopolitical risk has an adverse impact on the delicate balance of the world’s economy, security, and political relations.

More Geopolitical Risk Resources


View our Threat Briefing: Russia’s War on Ukraine, A National Security Perspective an hour-long webinar featuring a conversation with renowned counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke and Shared Assessments CEO Andrew Moyad.

Follow concrete steps in our Shields Up Blogpost for defending your organization against cyberattacks against Ukraine’s supporters in Europe and North America.

Learn about U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warning for organizations about foreign influence operations that leverage misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation (MDM).

Join our upcoming webinar Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Geopolitical ESG Fallout on April 6, 2022  (11:00am-12:00pm ET). 


Geopolitical Risk Guide