Studies and reports

Mimecast (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the availability of its latest quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), an aggregated report of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems.[1] The report shows the need for the entire industry to continue to work toward a higher standard of email security.

Global equity markets bounced back during the week on the back of growing optimism that the US Fed could cut rates this year to sustain expansion, outweighing the concerns over cooling off labor market. Brent oil prices performed negatively as it was down by 0.5% during the week.

Global commodity markets have seen their fair share of turmoil in recent weeks. The potential twin disruptive impact of trade war and upcoming recession helped sent energy and industrial metals sharply lower during May while continued weather related disruptions to the US planting season saw grain prices surge higher.

A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) today unveiled findings of a new study demonstrating that global communications service providers, whose businesses are predicated on continuous availability and reliable service levels, are struggling to fend off a growing number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against their networks. A lack of timely and actionable intelligence is seen as a major obstacle to DDoS protection, according to the study.

During the month of Ramadan, social media witnesses huge spikes in engagement as people have more downtime and as brands vie for their attention with one campaign after the other.