Browse Blog Posts In Category “Field Reports”

Umbrella for MSPs Protects Networks Against CryptoLocker

Customers trust OpenDNS to protect them against the latest online threats, but sometimes infections sneak in as binary email attachments or on thumb drives. To address these botnet threats, OpenDNS blocks the malware’s ability to…

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Did Someone Say Road Trip?

Throughout the month of October, Team OpenDNS is hitting the road. We’re stopping at major conferences and security events near you: Kicking things off in the Great White North, our first stop is SecTor in Toronto, October 8-9…

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There and Back Again: OpenDNS Hits the Road!

Whether it’s through this blog, social media, or our forums, we stay in touch with our customers pretty much all the time. But sometimes, afk interaction is required. All summer long, Team OpenDNS has been crisscrossing the…

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Field Reports: How FLEXcon reduced malware by 98% with Umbrella by OpenDNS

Depending on their business size or industry, our customers choose Umbrella for vastly different reasons. For example, while a K-12 school district might choose Umbrella as a stand-alone solution for Web filtering and malware…

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Field Reports: Why Retail Chains Love OpenDNS

We shared this morning that yet another retail chain, this time Orange County, Calif.-based Planet Beauty, has chosen OpenDNS Enterprise. Planet Beauty joins several popular retail organizations, including Eastern Mountain Sports,…

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Field Reports: Why cutting-edge technology companies rely on OpenDNS for security

Ilium Software is a mobile application company best known for eWallet, an app designed to protect its users from identity theft. So when the company went searching for an enterprise security solution to keep its employees and…

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The Intern Tells All: My Summer at OpenDNS

A note from Founder / CEO David Ulevitch: Building a world-class technology company isn’t just about hiring the best executives or engineers, although certainly that’s part of it. It’s also about creating an environment where…

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Field Reports: Why Tim Hortons trusts OpenDNS to protect its brand name.

Ask a Canadian, Midwesterner or East Coaster about their favorite place to grab breakfast on-the-go, and they just might say Tim Hortons, as the company has more than 3,600 restaurants in Canada and the U.S.  Tim Hortons gives…

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Visualizing Threats in Big Data

Big Data

There are hundreds of millions of domains registered on the Internet’s authoritative DNS name servers. And hundreds of thousands new or modified registrations occur every day. Some of these are legitimate, but many are…

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Webinar: Learn about the role of DNS in botnet command and control

If you’ve caught the recent posts from our security team on malware and botnet activity, you know OpenDNS has an inside-view of how these malicious threats are operating and proliferating. Now, we’d like to invite you to take a…

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