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Security

The new reality of ransomware defense

Headlines with the latest ransomware attacks seem to be everywhere. Big companies, small companies, healthcare organizations, government agencies, retailers—ransomware has struck every type of business in almost every sector. So why do some businesses still treat ransomware like an outlier threat? One problem is that discussions around cyber risks are sometimes seen as fear mongering, […]

03.26.2020

Security

Preparing your company’s coronavirus response plan? Start here.

Companies across the globe have seen their priorities shift in recent weeks, as impacts from the spread of COVID-19 enter new territory. Not only have supply chain concerns and fears of the economic fallout been top of mind, but disruptions in the workforce are prompting CIOs and CSOs to wonder how they’ll maintain daily operations […]

03.05.2020

Security

MSPs and the Road to Better Cybersecurity

This post is jointly authored by CTO Jason Viera and CIO/CSO Jason Albuquerque. Click their names to connect with them on LinkedIn and share your thoughts or questions. Recent ransomware attacks have highlighted concerns that managed service providers (MSPs) are an increasingly tempting target for hackers. It isn’t that companies like Carousel have more valuable […]

12.20.2019

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