Cloud

6 Reasons Why a Managed Cloud Hosting Service is Right For You

There are many options available when it comes to tapping into the power of the cloud. But handling cloud technology yourself can be expensive and time consuming. A partnership with a managed cloud hosting services provider addresses these challenges and delivers benefits that are difficult to achieve on your own. Whether you’re finding your use […]

04.15.2020

Cloud

What to Look for in a Private Cloud Solution Provider

The technology market includes a number of private cloud solution providers with different capabilities and ranges of expertise. With so many potential partners to choose from, how can you find the right vendor to meet your organization’s private cloud needs? We’ve put together some key points to consider as you evaluate your options. Conduct a […]

04.14.2020

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