Browse Blog Posts In Category “Awesomeness”

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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Creating a Culture of Security Awareness

If you follow cyber security news these days, you’ll find that there’s a lot to keep up on. Threats exist everywhere. Just in 2014 alone, we’ve heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL, the proliferation of…

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No more ads

TL;DR: We’ve always tried to put user experience first, even when that gets in the way of making more money. Browsers have changed, we’ve become a security company, and we’ve shifted our business to rely on paying security…

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New Funding for OpenDNS

We’re sharing the news that we’ve closed a $35M Series C funding round. This financing is the largest in our company’s history and almost double our combined previous capital raised. All of our existing investors, Sequoia…

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Welcome Sydney, Our 21st Data Center!

OpenDNS is committed to providing the best experience to our users everywhere. To do that, we’re continuously building out our global network. We’re building more new sites than ever before as well as adding more network…

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Code Community: Introducing OpenLate @ OpenDNS

OpenDNS HQ is located in the heart of San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, which is known for technology startups. During the day, coffee shops are filled with coders building the newest technology – but around 7PM or so, these…

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The Art of Security

I have the pleasure of walking through the doors of 145 Bluxome Street everyday. It’s an office where we can achieve anything, filled with individuals who are talented at their trade and a team who is inspired by the company’s…

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OpenDNS Recognized as #1 Innovative Enterprise Security Startup

The marketing people wanted a serious title, but my alternate title for this post would be “Why being ‘other’ in security is actually a great thing.” Today, Justin Somaini (current Chief Trust Officer of Box, Inc. and…

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OpenDNS and FireEye: A New Security Partnership

When it comes to protecting a single location or network perimeter, appliance-based solutions seem to rule the day. While typically expensive, their ability to detect and enforce is second to none when protecting a single internet…

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