Category: Plain English Guide

The Plain English Guide to: Voice-over-IP (VoIP)

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a technology which allows telephony services to be delivered via the internet as opposed to traditional phone lines.

The Plain English Guide to: Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)

The ‘as a service’ business model has taken the world by storm, but it’s also made its way into more nefarious hands. Here’s our Plain English guide to Ransomware as a Service (RaaS).

The Plain English Guide To: SIEM and SOC

SIEM and SOC might initially sound technical, but they represent key strategies for improving cybersecurity for businesses. Our Plain English Guide gives you the low-down.

The Plain English Guide to Single Sign-On (SSO)

Single Sign-On (SSO) helps small businesses run more efficiently by enabling their teams to log in to multiple software platforms at once with a single set of credentials.

The Plain English Guide to: Penetration Testing

In this Plain English Guide for UK businesses, we explain penetration testing – a means of improving your company’s cybersecurity by simulating a cyberattack.

Blockchain

The Plain English Guide to: Blockchain

Blockchain is one of the least understood technologies today, but it’s also one of the most talked about due to its use in cryptocurrencies. Here’s what UK businesses need to know about blockchain.

The Log4j Vulnerability

The Log4j Vulnerability: A Plain English Guide for UK Businesses

In December 2021, a vulnerability was discovered in the Apache Log4j framework which is used in some of the world’s most popular online services. It’s a confusing topic, so here’s a primer for UK businesses in plain English.

Cryptocurrency

The Plain English Guide to: Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency, often shortened to “crypto”, is a relatively new asset class based on a digital framework known as the blockchain. Here’s everything you need to know about crypto in 2021… and beyond.

End-to-End Encryption

The Plain English Guide to: End-to-End Encryption

You’ve probably heard the term “end-to-end encryption” thrown around over recent years as a larger focus on privacy has come into play. But what does it really mean? Here’s everything you need to know… in plain English.

Microsoft

The Plain English Guide to: Microsoft LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel)

The Microsoft LTSC, or Long-Term Servicing Channel, is a little-known branch of Microsoft products which runs parallel to the business or personal versions. LTSC products are very niche, but are they right for your business?

The Plain English Guide to Malware

The Plain English Guide to: Malware

With an estimated 65,000 attack attempts in the UK every day, being familiar with the risks of cyberattacks is essential for any business. In this Plain English guide, we’ll give you everything you need to know about malware and how it can affect your business.

The Plain English Guide to Endpoint Detection and Response

The Plain English Guide to: Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Cyberattacks are more advanced than ever, meaning your company’s threat protection needs to be up to the task. When conventional anti-virus isn’t enough, it might be time to consider a more advanced option: Endpoint Detection and Response, or EDR.

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