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INTERNATIONAL. In its latest monthly Global Focus, Standard Chartered predicts there will be no sharp upturn in the current US recession and it will have a global impact. The rest of world may be better insulated, but not decoupled, and as risk aversion mounts, countries with current account deficits will see their currencies under pressure.The big story that is set to continue to unfold over coming months, and indeed years, is how the balance of global economic and financial power is shifting, from West to East. But three issues currently stand out. First, how severe will be th
Posted: November 16, 2018
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
Posted: November 14, 2018
UAE Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Survey reveals strength in diversity and opportunities for improvement; 74% of women aspire to senior leadership roles.
Posted: November 13, 2018
UAE. In this Mimecast-sponsored report, insights from global IT leaders have been sewn together to offer first-hand prescriptive advice and tactics for navigating the challenges of threat intelligence.
Posted: November 12, 2018
HONG KONG & SINGAPORE. Family businesses should better harness generational diversity, overcome entrenchment and engage external sources of talent and capital to sustain growth between generations.
Posted: November 11, 2018
UAE. Slower improvements in activity and new work, alongside another contraction in employment contributed to the rate of growth slowdown.
Posted: November 10, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. According to one poll, 46% of audiences associate VR with novelty experiences and 60% with high-end gaming, but artificial and virtual reality have the capacity to provide truly transformative experiences by promoting new and meaningful feelings, skills and understanding.
Posted: November 9, 2018
UAE. Countries and companies have consistently fallen short of the effort required to attract enough people into the cybersecurity profession and ensure that they have the right skills.
Posted: November 8, 2018
UAE. Almost 900 C-suite executives from across the Gulf's industries were asked a wide-ranging series of questions on a face-to-face basis aimed at gauging business sentiment; Gulf highlights growing role of private sector.
Posted: November 7, 2018
UAE. Many UAE companies remain critically vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of a failure to maintain basic cyber-hygiene practices.
Posted: November 6, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. The headline ENBD Saudi Arabia PMI rose slightly to 53.8 in October from 53.4 in September, as employment and new order growth picked up.
Posted: November 6, 2018
UAE. "Analysis shows that public spending on salaries in the region, which is high relative to peers, does not correlate with good services and relatively attractive public sector jobs can distort the private sector labour market."
Posted: November 5, 2018
UAE. Headline PMI falls to 55.0 in October, from 55.3 in September; Sharp increase in new orders; Business confidence hits record-high; New business growth remains strong in non-oil private sector.
Posted: November 4, 2018
UAE. Overall salaries projected to increase by 4.8% in the UAE across industries in 2019; Life Sciences industries had the highest salary increase in the UAE at 5%.
Posted: November 3, 2018
UAE. Sensitive information stored in the cloud, SaaS collaboration and IaaS/PaaS configuration mistakes, along with cloud threats, are at all-time highs - creating significant risks to enterprise data.
Posted: November 2, 2018
UAE. ACCA and Institute of Management Accounting reveal the latest The Global Economic Conditions Survey report; Middle East region witnesses subdued growth in economic confidence due to macroeconomic factors.

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date:Posted: November 16, 2018
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
date:Posted: November 14, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. RPA software spending is on pace to total US$2.4 billion in 2022.
date:Posted: November 14, 2018
UAE Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Survey reveals strength in diversity and opportunities for improvement; 74% of women aspire to senior leadership roles.
UAE. The new cybercriminals are effectively a cross-breed of the once esoteric, targeted attacker, and the pedestrian purveyor of off-the-shelf malware, using manual hacking techniques, not for espionage or sabotage, but to maintain their dishonorable income streams.
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