Security

Panelists at PBN Cybersecurity Summit talk top cyber risks

Carousel CISO Jason Albuquerque was invited to speak on a cybersecurity panel at Providence Business News to share his cybersecurity knowledge gained through real-world, real business experience. During the event, Jason shared important information about breach preparedness, saying “in the case of a breach, how can your teams react? Do they know exactly how to […]

10.11.2019

Security

Beware of the Overshare

Cybercriminals are constantly on the hunt for new ways to obtain information. According to the Better Business Bureau, they love to target people that widely share personal and corporate information on social media (especially not under a private account), because it makes their job that much easier. Attackers are far more sophisticated than we give […]

10.03.2019

Partner

How to Protect Your Organization by Protecting Your Customers’ Data

Welcome to the New Regulated Normal The tide is shifting when it comes to customer data. While organizations covered by HIPAA or FERPA are used to dealing with the security requirements that come with those laws, new general privacy laws are starting to enfold other industries. GDPR and the new California Consumer Privacy Act both […]

09.24.2019

Announcements

Meet the Graduates: Carousel Team Members Complete Ethical Hacker Training to Become Cyber Warriors

Carousel team members spanning across different geographies, titles, and time zones completed a comprehensive cybersecurity training program in the areas of ethical hacking and auditing to become the company’s inaugural graduating class of Cyber Warriors. As part of an ongoing commitment within Carousel to strengthen a Culture of Cybersecurity and Secure by Design philosophy, the […]

09.10.2019

Security

Executive Fraud Email: Keep Your Sensitive Data (and Money) Safe From This Trendy Crime

According to the FBI, between December 2016 and May 2018 there was a 136% increase in identified global losses related to email scams such as executive fraud—when perpetrators impersonate high-ranking executives and demand sensitive information from company employees. These losses resulted in $12.5 billion in exposures between October 2013 and May 2018 (source). With this […]

05.30.2019

Security

WATCH: Always On Virtual Series Spotlight: Securing an Insecure World

Not a day goes by without a phishing incident, a ransomware attack taking down a major corporate network, or a data breach compromising millions of customer records. And these are only the ones that are detected and reported by the media. We live in an “Assumption of Breach” world and as attack surfaces exponentially increase […]

05.08.2019

Security

Choosing a Security Solution: Take the Long View

Once you’ve assessed your needs, look past the glossy sales material and slick user interfaces to understand how well the security solutions you’re being pitched will work in the long term. Focus on gritty practical issues such as: Total cost of ownership: Given the size and skills of your staff, will you need to hire […]

04.30.2019

Thought Leadership

Life and Leadership Lessons from The CISO: Soft Skills Matter

In the professional workforce in general, and particularly in the fields of IT and technology services, you hear a great deal about the importance of developing “soft skills” as a means of increasing one’s organizational value and accelerating career advancement. What exactly are “soft skills”?  Many a definition exists but I think the simplest and […]

04.16.2019

Thought Leadership

Carousel Hosts Local Girl Scout Troop for Security Training

Earlier this week, Carousel’s Chief Information Security Officer Jason Albuquerque hosted a very special group of young ladies in our Exeter, RI headquarters to discuss topics near and dear to his heart: cybersecurity and how to use technology to improve our lives. Fourteen members of the local Girl Scout Troop 478 (Daisies ages 5-7) representing Warwick, West […]

02.22.2019

Security

Carousel Celebrates Data Privacy Day

Did You Know? 2019 is the Year of Carousel Security Excellence As we look to appreciate and celebrate Data Privacy Day 2019, I’d like to first take a moment to recap the state of the industry in 2018. Overall, there was great progress, though at the same time there were an incredible amount of breaches, […]

01.28.2019