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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: June 19, 2019
UAE. New book affirms that organizations need to fundamentally evolve their approach to technology and business models and unlock vast new economic potential enabled by edge technologies.
Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Results demonstrate that by getting ahead of risk and protecting data in the cloud, companies are more likely to experience benefits that drive business acceleration.
Posted: June 17, 2019
UAE. A report by DarkMatter Group found cybercriminal attacks in the UAE and Middle East are both widespread, frequently undetected, and often state-sponsored.
Posted: June 16, 2019
UAE. Business activity increases at strongest rate since series began in 2010; Prices charged for goods and services cut for thirteenth month running.
Posted: June 14, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. thyssenkrupp Materials Services relies on Microsoft for in-house solution development; AI as an essential component of the holistic digitalization strategy; Customers benefit from individualized offers and more efficient processes.
Posted: June 13, 2019
UAE. Cyber-crime is one of the biggest risks to businesses to date and globally its estimated costs will reach US$6 trillion by 2021.
Posted: June 12, 2019
UAE. Millions of files that are sitting out in the open across various file storage technologies are actually encrypted by ransomware; The analysis detected many files containing highly sensitive information.
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. Following Souq's rebrand as Amazon.ae, the brand achieves the highest uplift in Ad Awareness score, increasing by +13.9 points in May.
Posted: June 11, 2019
UAE. Only 29% of respondents confident in ability to moderate DDoS impact, according to new A10 Networks study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
Posted: June 10, 2019
UAE. 83% of UAE respondents consider digital competencies very or extremely important for achieving strategic objectives such as organisational agility, employee satisfaction, and talent acquisition, according to a new Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU) survey, commissioned by Riverbed Technology.
Posted: June 10, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Headline PMI climbs to 17-month high of 57.3 amid sustained acceleration in output growth; Lacklustre job creation in non-oil private sector.
Posted: June 10, 2019
UAE. Marked accelerations in growth of activity and new business; Price discounting helps to drive expansion in new orders; Employment index close to "no-change" level; Wages are stagnant.
Posted: June 8, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Bias based on race, gender, age or location, and on a specific structure of data, have been long-standing risks in training AI models; Opaque algorithms such as deep learning can incorporate many implicit, highly variable interactions into their predictions that can be difficult to interpret.
Posted: June 7, 2019
SAUDI ARABIA. Changes in regulations and insightful strategic policies reflect a healthy outlook for IPOs in the Kingdom; Across MENA, positive opportunities ahead for IPO activity, although investors may tread cautiously.
Posted: June 5, 2019
INTERNATIONAL. Quality and price remain top consumer concerns, creating a challenge for companies to deliver recycled and recyclable products at minimal additional cost.

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date:Posted: June 19, 2019
UAE. SANS 2019 State of OT/ICS Cybersecurity Security Survey finds people the biggest risk, mobile devices, wireless networks and cloud services increase cyber risk.
date:Posted: June 19, 2019
UAE. New book affirms that organizations need to fundamentally evolve their approach to technology and business models and unlock vast new economic potential enabled by edge technologies.
date:Posted: June 18, 2019
UAE. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index: Manufacturers will more than double multicloud use in the next two years.