Studies and reports

New, first-of-its-kind research released today by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) shows that removable USB media devices such as flash drives pose a significant – and intentional – cybersecurity threat to a wide array of industrial process control networks.

According to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report, Oman’s outlook remains for an improvement in 2018, underpinned by an easing in oil output cuts and ramp-up in gas production, which both facilitate an increase in government spending. However, the accountancy and finance body says weak domestic demand continues to weigh on non-oil activity, posing a downside risk to the expected 3.6% GDP growth for 2018, while the overall pace of expansion is expected to slow to 2.9% in 2019.

In the nearly 40 years since its founding inside a Brentwood, Calif. garage in 1979, Teradata (NYSE: TDC) has grown to become the dominant cloud-based data and analytics company, serving the largest and most visionary enterprises in the world.

According to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report, the economic outlook for UAE is set to accelerate to 2% this year, up from the eight-year low of 0.8% in 2017, supported by rising oil prices, regional economic recovery, higher public spending and investment and a gradual build-up in business momentum. The accountancy and finance body says the non-oil sector, which represents close to 70% of the UAE’s economy, is driving the country’s economic growth this year.

Dubai’s property sector has witnessed several cycles of ups and downs in the past. But backed by the strong economic fundamentals of the city, the sector has demonstrated its resilience and continues to offer value for investors.