Browse Blog Posts In Category “Awesomeness”

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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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

I remember thinking to myself when I first started working at OpenDNS, “Man, I am really enjoying this job and this company. It’s gonna be a sad day when I no longer feel like working here anymore.” This was a reference to…

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Can't wait to try Umbrella security? You don't have to.

Nothing demonstrates the impact and value of a security solution like testing it in your own environment. Unfortunately, the process of evaluating enterprise security solutions is often tedious and resource-intensive. It doesn’t…

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Speed, Security, and Safety Through DNS

The Domain Name System, or DNS, serves as the core of all work at OpenDNS. It lets us connect 50 million people a day to the Internet with our free home DNS service, predict malware outbreaks in the OpenDNS Security Labs, and…

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Tomorrow’s Webcast - Containing Cryptolocker

Cryptolocker – the very word can strike fear into the most astute IT specialist. This ransomware has been targeting millions of people around the globe with astonishing success, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Arriving in…

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Top Ten: Holiday Shopping Security Tips

During the holidays, millions of people around the world turn to the Internet to complete their shopping lists. In fact, this past Cyber Monday was the biggest in history, with deal seekers spending an estimated $2.29 billion on…

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OpenDNS Gives Thanks

It’s the last week of November, and here in San Francisco that means it’s time to celebrate one of our favorite holidays: Thanksgiving! We have much to be thankful for this year – the continued support of our customers and…

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