Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $557.3 billion in 2022, an increase of 6.5% from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) reveal in a new report the pressing need for the accountancy profession to make the necessary connections between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its relationship to environmental, social and governance (ESG) dimensions.
HP Wolf Security today released the findings of a global survey of 1,100 IT Decision Makers (ITDMs), examining their concerns around rising Nation State attacks. 72% of respondents said they worry that Nation State tools and techniques could filter through to the dark net and be used to attack their business. According to HP, such concerns are well-founded. In recent months, evidence has emerged that techniques deployed in the SolarWinds supply chain attack have already been adopted by ransomware gangs – a trend likely to continue.
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, today revealed that the risk of cyber-attacks has increased in the last year as per its biannual Cyber Risk Index (CRI) report. According to the survey, 80% of global organizations report they are likely to experience a data breach that impacts customer data in the next 12 months. The survey forewarns organizations in the MENA region to re-evaluate and re-instate their cybersecurity stance to combat advanced threats.
The UAE’s agriculture sector has developed by leaps and bounds in the last decade. To boost the country’s production, the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has been developing innovative technologies, including hydroponics, that will also help ensure food security in the region.