What It Takes To Run A Remote Company

Ken Carnesi
November 3, 2020

DNSFilter has always been a remote company. With businesses moving remote in 2020, CEO Ken Carnesi has put together this guide for running a remote company.

Cyber attacks threaten companies with persistence and regularity, making cybersecurity budgets a business necessity. We walk you through cybersecurity budgeting basics for SMBs.

ASCII Toronto was our first trade show on foreign soil and it was a resounding success! We got the chance to meet and mingle with many new, potential customers. DNSFilter was entered into ASCII’s “Rapid Pitch” competition along with 5 other vendors to see who would give the best 3-minute pitch. The competition was tough,…
WASHINGTON, D.C., — July 26, 2018 — DNSFilter, a leader in DNS based threat protection, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named DNSFilter to its 2018 top Emerging Security Vendors list. This list recognizes up-and-coming security companies who are shaping the future of internet security within the MSP/IT Channel. In addition to celebrating these notable…

7 keys to a great development process

Ken Carnesi
March 1, 2018
A few months back, DNSFilter had hit a wall. Development was slowing, details were scattered all over the place and we were losing track of development priorities. To compound the issue, we were also in the middle of on boarding more developers than we ever had before. It was looking like it was going to be a…

DNSFilter in Techstars!

Ken Carnesi
February 1, 2018
Today marks a big day in the history of DNSFilter. We have been itching to announce this — but DNSFilter is now officially a Techstars company! For the past few months we have been going through a rigorous screening process which finally culminated with our acceptance in late December. It’s been extremely hard to keep tight lips about this! In January I…

Success = Hard Work

Ken Carnesi
October 12, 2017
Everyday I see articles and blog posts with titles such as “4 Things Every Startup Founder Should Know” or “How to Raise $10M.” This sort of stuff may be useful for some people. However, I suspect such writeups are often telling you things you already know (in one way or another). What I rarely see…

The Origins of DNSFilter

Ken Carnesi
October 3, 2016
To kick off our first blog post, I figured it made sense to spend some time explaining why we started DNSFilter and where the idea came from. So, here it goes: Approximately ten years ago I founded Anaptyx while attending Boston College. Our original focus was to provide internet service to apartment and condominium communities.…