Studies and reports

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today released the Mandiant® M-Trends® 2019 report. The report shares statistics and insights gleaned from Mandiant investigations around the globe in 2018.

Jobs in the telecoms, Information Technology (I.T.) and media sectors are in increasing demand among job-seeking Emiratis, according to findings by Careers UAE, the leading recruitment and training fair for UAE nationals, which returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from March 19-21.

A negative vibe swept across financial markets this morning after the US-North Korea summit ended abruptly and with no agreement reached.

With US President Donald Trump stating that the US is unwilling to lift sanctions and North Korea “unprepared” to meet his demands, the chances of a breakthrough deal happening any time soon are unlikely. However, Trump and Kim walking away from the negotiating table doesn’t mean bilateral relations between the two have taken a turn for the worse. With the summit ending amicably, this could open the doors for further talks in the future.

Commodities started March on the defensive as losses across key agricultural products and emerging profit-taking in precious metals more than offset gains especially among industrial and platinum group metals. Continued investor appetite for global stocks was led by strong markets in Asia, not least in China.

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2018 Security Roundup Report, which depicts a threat landscape that has evolved heavily through both approach and tactics. One shift in attacks that businesses should be aware of is the rapid growth of cryptocurrency mining, which increased 237 percent in the same time. Overall, attacks that capitalize on the human desire to respond to urgent requests from authority are on the rise, such as Business Email Compromise (BEC) and phishing, with phishing URL detections having increased an incredible 269 percent compared to 2017.