05/31/2022 · 12 min read
For years, the metaverse has been the realm of futurists and science fiction. Recent shifts in business strategies and technology investments show that the metaverse is no longer a distant reality but likely the next frontier for social interactions, commerce, and business engagements.
Advances in connectivity speeds, 3D reconstruction, artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, cloud technologies, and semiconductors and graphic processing units are all helping to drive the integration of the physical and digital worlds.
This new digital world will bring up existential questions for customers such as:
Each of these questions will bring new risks that the companies supporting the metaverse must confront. Companies should use those customer questions as a framework for identifying potential risks and exposures. Risk leaders should question how their products and services interact with the metaverse and how they might be affected by new risk scenarios. Such as:
Listen to this session from the 2022 Technology Risk Forum today to learn about the metaverse and what technology clients may expect in this not-so-distant future.
Metaverse and Meta Risks – 2022 Tech Risk Forum Replay
As technology companies begin to dive into the metaverse, we provide an understanding of all the elements and underpinnings of the metaverse so organizations are able identify new risk scenarios.
Director, Commercial Strategy, Technology, Cyber, Digital, Marsh McLennan Advantage
Senior Vice President, Casualty