Studies and reports

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today released its 2019 Security Predictions Report. Facing Forward: Cyber Security in 2019 and Beyond, taps into FireEye’s deep well of leadership and expertise to pull together a wide range of thoughts about what’s to come in 2019 and beyond.

US stocks sold-off on Monday with the S&P 500 finishing down 2.0%. The bond market was closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Investors remain focused on the same concerns that have been behind the market turbulence of the last six weeks: the sustainability of corporate profit growth, global growth prospects, trade frictions and the impact of higher interest rates. Today's sell-off seems to be related to incremental data points on a few of these fronts.

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today launched its 2019 Forcepoint Cybersecurity Predictions Report, with security specialists, behavioral intelligence researchers and data scientists providing guidance on the sophisticated threats facing organizations in the months to come.

Global strategic branding firm, Siegel+Gale, today announced Google as the top performing brand in the United Arab Emirates in their annual World’s Simplest Brands report. Supermarket giants, Carrefour and Lulu, came a close second and third.

Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) today reported that parents in the UAE are increasingly aware of the importance of selecting a school curriculum that teaches skills that are essential for future careers. In fact, 95% of UAE parents recognize the importance of checking a school’s curriculum to ensure it covers the required skills for future jobs. According to the survey, parents believe that the top three important skills required will be creative/innovative thinking (75%), emotional intelligence (70%) and languages (70%).