As changes to the way we work continue to evolve, security has become a greater concern than ever before. Owing to the rising ubiquity of remote workspaces and reliance on personal electronic devices like phones and tablets, securing a company’s personal information is an increasingly challenging and complicated issue.
The IMF publishes its twice-yearly health check on the world economy today, which includes its latest forecasts. The outlook has brightened considerably since an interim forecast in January. Signs of stronger activity are visible in both rich countries and emerging markets. Forecasts for worldwide GDP growth are therefore likely to be revised upwards across the board. The IMF’s boss, Christine Lagarde, recently noted that after six years of disappointing growth, the world economy has a “spring in its step”.