Studies and reports

On Jan. 22, FireEye participated in a panel focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology during the World Economic Forum. The panel addressed issues raised in a report developed by FireEye, together with our partner Marsh & McLennan (a global professional services firm) and Circle (a global crypto finance company). The report touched on some of the security considerations around crypto-assets – today and in the future, and in this blog post, we delve deeper into the security paradigms surrounding cryptocurrencies and blockchain networks.

Every year, the battle to survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer gets tougher. As consumer expectations heighten and ecommerce sales continue to rise, businesses too slow to adapt to a digital world have a tough road ahead, according to a new study by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

The Central Bank announced that the Money Supply aggregate M1 increased by 1.3%, from AED 479.5 billion at the end of November 2018 to AED 485.6 billion at the end of December 2018.

Global accommodation marketplace and experiences platform, Airbnb, revealed a major jump in bookings and arrivals to Dubai during the Dubai Desert Classic (24 – 27 January). One of the region’s most prestigious golf tournaments held at Emirates Golf Club, attracts thousands of domestic and international visitors each year. Guest arrivals on Airbnb are set to more than quadruple on the 24th January, the first day of the competition, when compared to average daily arrivals in January 2019.

Global markets have rallied during the month of January to record one of the best monthly gains during the past 30 months. The markets have continued the upward trajectory on the back of optimism of potential resolution between the US and China, which could have a positive impact on global economies.