Kuala Lumpur, April 26 - While there is no 100% protection, one could actually stay pretty safe just by not being such an easy target. This is true not just for that stroll down a quiet street, preventing home burglaries, and cyber security.
In today's world where everything is connected, everything can be hacked. Attacks are growing both in volume and complexity. For example, it could take tens of decades or more to decrypt files encrypted by some ransomware even with all the computing power in the world were dedicated to that task.
Kuala Lumpur, April 20 – US President Trump’s ‘America First’ policy is not unique; protectionism has crept up since the 2008-09 global financial crisis as G20 countries have stealthily ramped up measures against each other and governments have exhorted citizens to buy local products.
However, Trump’s stance signals a watershed for global trade. Before the US elections, G20 countries were officially and firmly anti-protectionist. However, President Trump’s ‘America First’ policies led the G20 to drop its anti-protectionism commitment in its March communiqué. Other countries are likely to watch the US closely, ready to react, fuelling fears of an all-out global trade war.
Business confidence in Malaysia has increased in the first quarter of 2017 as the economy benefits from rising commodity prices and improving trade prospects, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey released today.
The quarterly survey of global CFOs and finance professionals, conducted by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants), has found that global economic sentiment has risen to its highest levels since 2015 amid promising signs of a sustained recovery.