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

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

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

Events

A Look Back at Black Hat 2018: 3 Key Takeaways

The Black Hat USA 2018 conference earlier this month was packed full of hands-on sessions, workshops and training that hammered home two ongoing industry themes: The industry has come a long way in its understanding of potential security risks and how to protect against them; Threat vectors are emerging every day that challenge everything we […]

08.28.2018

Security

To Find the Right Security Tool, Know Thyself

Today’s security threats are more complex than ever – and finding the right tools to combat them can seem overwhelming. In this post, we walk you through the first step towards making the right choice — assessing your own needs. In the following post, we’ll describe how to use this knowledge to compare security products […]

06.28.2018

Cybersecurity

Announcements

Meltdown & Spectre Q&A: Two Major Chip Flaws Could Leave Devices Vulnerability to Security Threats

This week, a major announcement about two chip flaws—called Meltdown and Spectre—made headlines that have the potential to impact billions of devices around the world. The flaws exist in what is regarded as the “brain” of devices. According to a CNN article, researchers are saying that “almost every computing system—desktops, laptops, smartphones, and cloud servers—is […]

01.05.2018

Carrier Services

4 Tech Predictions for 2018

With 2018 just around the corner, Carousel experts have been ruminating about what’s in store for 2018. Here are what some of our top minds said about what IT leaders should expect in the next 12 months. Darryl Senese, VP, Carrier Services SD-WAN. It’s really a game changer, allowing IT leaders to do different things […]

12.19.2017

Events

Technology: It’s Always On

This article was originally featured on Medium.com. I had the honor of joining a distinguished panel of tech industry leaders to discuss topics in cybersecurity at the AlwaysOn Technology Symposium (AOTS) in Providence. This one-day event is a resource for IT professionals from across the country and is hosted by Carousel Industries, a leader in […]

12.07.2017

Internet Cyber Security

Security

The Right Technology and Services Partners Can Bring IoT From Vision To Reality

I believe the Internet of Things (IoT) has reached a tipping point where we will soon see the pace of connected devices accelerate. I say this because when I talk to organizations about their digital initiatives, they are connecting “things” without ever saying “IoT” or thinking about it as a separate thing. Markets hit mass […]

10.24.2017

Security

Four Steps to Staying Secure

On Thursday, October 19, Carousel will be hosting its third annual AlwaysOn Technology Symposium (AOTS), a one-day event that helps IT leaders better educate and teach their business about existing and imminent trends so the business can hear about them from IT first. Throughout the event, speakers dive deep into mega trends that are impacting […]

10.03.2017