Jack Smallpage, Information Security Officer at Chess, tells the story of a recent Business Email Compromise (BEC) incident which almost cost us €60k.
Learn Why Projects Fail: How a Law Firm Reduced Their Communication Costs
Megan Yates, Business Sales Team Leader at Chess, looks at her recent experience as an Adoption and Change Management Consultant at a large law firm who chose Chess to help them connect their people with a new communications solution.
Cloud Communications – Make the Right Choice
Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader and Unified Communications Expert at Chess, reviews the differences and benefits of Cloud Voice and Teams Voice.
ACT NOW TO AVOID THE CHAOS
The 2025 PSTN and ISDN Switch Off - It's a big problem! Here's what to do.
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, summarises in a 3 minute read what Pegasus Spyware is and how it can hack your phone.
Vulnerability Assessment versus Penetration Test
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains the difference between Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing and their applications.
The Most Popular Sessions from Future Insight Technology
We brought together more than ten technology partners, leaders in the industry, and over 25 expert speakers, to share knowledge and advice with customers. All 52 sessions were delivered live during the two days, but don’t worry – you can still catch up on-demand here.
Your communications strategy – chat, call, collaborate
Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader and Unified Communications expert, explains what you need to consider when creating your communications plan.
Don't Waste Time on Broken Broadband
There are few things worse than having a busy day ahead of you only to find you cannot connect to the internet. To help out, we have launched Broadband Protect. With Broadband Protect you can work securely anytime, anywhere. Here’s how...
Adapting creative teaching online
In this article, we talk to Dr Iain Reid, PGT Programme Coordinator & Service Design Lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art. We discuss the challenges students face and how digital tools are used to support learning, collaboration, and creative development.
Prevention v Cure: Introduction to Pen Testing
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what penetration testing is and why diagnosing vulnerabilities earlier can save you money.
Manage Remote Networks
Tim Headicar, Technical Architects Team Leader at Chess, reviews how you can provide your people with secure remote access to your network using Cisco Meraki.
5 Minute Recap of the Apple Event
What Apple announced in September 2021 and what we think about the technology
Top 3 tips for working securely from anywhere
Covid-19 has changed the world for good and reinforced something we already knew – that being there for your customers is vital. So here are our top 3 tips for keeping in touch.
Security for SMEs
Dan Cooper, Security Consultant at Chess, reviews the integrated security Microsoft offers as part of their E5 licence and tells the story of one of our customers who committed to this approach.
Cloud Contact Centres and Remote Workers
How to work from anywhere and still deliver great customer service with a Cloud Contact Centre
Make calls and save money after 2025
Grant Thain, Vendor Manager and Connectivity Expert at Chess, advises how you can retain your phone line after 2025.
Defence in Depth
In this blog, Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what defence in depth stands for and whether it's a valid approach nowadays.
Active Monitoring Keeps You Secure
Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, takes a trip down memory lane, summarising his years of experience in the industry and the new level of protection all organisations need.
The Biggest Benefits of Managed Support
35% of UK businesses entrust a third party to manage their IT. In this article Emma Stott, Customer Service Director at Chess, summarises the three ke ...