Guarda Academy

Learn more about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and wallets here. Guarda team has collected the most relevant data for crypto newcomers as well as for advanced users.

Blockchain

What is staking and how it works?

What is staking and how it works?

Staking is a thing everyone hears about quite often in the world of blockchain. In general, it’s very close to a bank deposit.

3 min
What Are the Network Fees in Blockchain and How Do They Work?

What Are the Network Fees in Blockchain and How Do They Work?

As you might already know, transactions in cryptocurrency come with fees presented by the network. It happens that the services take their transactional fees for sending and receiving cryptocurrency but in the case of a non-custodial wallet like Guarda this does not happen. So, the question is – how are the fees calculated and what are we all paying for when sending cryptocurrency transactions?

5 min
What is a smart contract?

What is a smart contract?

A smart contract is a digital protocol that ensures that a contract is automatically executed when the agreed conditions are met. Smart contracts allow you to process transactions without requiring a third party to verify or enforce the agreement. Agreements are traceable and irreversible.

7 min

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Crypto

Cryptocurrency Wallet vs Exchange: What’s the Difference?

Cryptocurrency Wallet vs Exchange: What’s the Difference?

Owing to the excessive volatility of the cryptocurrency market, the popularity of various exchange platforms is insane. Trading on the exchange can be truly exciting and even profitable but, unfortunately, when it comes to the security aspect, the situation doesn’t seem so bright.

11 min
What is a crypto wallet?

What is a crypto wallet?

We often say that cryptocurrencies are “stored” in wallets; However, this is technically incorrect. The funds are stored on the blockchain: that great decentralized book that is the foundation of the crypto world.

10 min
What is a cryptocurrency?

What is a cryptocurrency?

Nowadays almost everyone is talking about cryptocurrencies, their exchange rates, usability and so on. Even those who know nothing about the blockchain field try to participate in such discussions. What are all these people actually talking about?

10 min

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Security

How to detect crypto scam?

How to detect crypto scam?

Unfortunately, crypto fraud is still a reality. Attackers will try to take advantage of all the places they see promise or advantage. It is certainly still possible to steal funds in the cryptocurrency space, so the fraudsters always look for new ways to trick people – whether by stealing their data or money directly.

10 min

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Tutorials

How to Keep Your Crypto Wallet Safe and Secure

How to Keep Your Crypto Wallet Safe and Secure

A crypto wallet mostly works in the same way as a traditional wallet does – it is designed to keep your money safe and always needs to be kept safe and secure for this to happen.

3 min
What are blockchain domain names

What are blockchain domain names

As the global network develops, traditional domains (.com, .org, .gov, .net, etc.) become ineffective. By analogy with cryptocurrencies, blockchain domains belong directly to the owner, and not to a third party or central authority.

7 min

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