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Bash, Shellshock and Security: What You Need To Know

Quick summary: OpenDNS’s infrastructure and our customers’ deployments are not vulnerable to remote exploits targeting the Bash/Shellshock vulnerability. Additionally, most Umbrella customer deployments will automatically be…

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5 Ways Silicon Valley "Startups" Are Approaching Security Differently

Here at OpenDNS, we believe our approach to security is uniquely positioned to “work with the way the world works today”. We’re located in San Francisco and surrounded by some awesome cutting-edge tech companies. Our CEO…

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Your Success is Our Success

Great technology deserves a great customer experience. That’s why OpenDNS is proud to introduce veteran service executive Chris Doell as the company’s Vice President of Customer Success. Chris brings over 25 years of…

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iOS 8, VPN Issues and Worry-Free Upgrade Instructions

Today, Apple released iOS 8 for the iPhone and iPad. If you use OpenDNS on your iOS device, please read the following important information prior to upgrading your device. If you have already upgraded, you should read it as well. …

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Welcome Tokyo, Our 24th Data center!

There are cities and then there are megacities. Tokyo is the largest megacity in the world, with about 13 million people who call it home. As of last week, it’s also the home of OpenDNS’s 24th global data center! This new…

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BoxWorks Preview: Q & A with OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch

Editor’s note: Later today, OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch will be speaking at BoxWorks 2014 alongside Box Chief Trust Officer Justin Somaini and Securosis CEO and Analyst Rich Mogull about the role of cloud services in the security…

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All the Phish in the Sea

Every week, we hear of new threats to computer security: Cryptolocker, Heartbleed, Zeus. With so many different names and kinds of threats, it can be daunting to keep track of all the different ways that a computer can be…

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SC Magazine Review Calls Umbrella “One of the Most Powerful Network Security Services Available”

Since the launch of Umbrella over two years ago, OpenDNS has been focused on one goal that inspires the work of every department at the company: to provide compelling security value to our customers. Customer feedback is our…

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OpenDNS Is Heading to Vegas!

It’s no secret that the end of July/beginning of August means one thing in the world of information security: it’s party time. Hackers, suits, and sheep alike are heading to Vegas for the conference trifecta of Black Hat,…

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Spoiler Alert! You Are Under Attack

You may have heard that targeted attacks are on the rise—businesses are constantly under attack. The challenge that security professionals face is too much noise, and at the end of the day, it’s pretty hard to determine…

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