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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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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Why Richland Community College prefers malware protection without proxies or appliances

Each day, more than 2,500 students, staff, faculty and guests connect to Richland Community College’s networks from any of its six distributed sites. The school has been serving the educational needs of eight counties in South…

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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 “Painless and Lightweight” OpenDNS Enterprise Works for a Pennsylvania Library System

It’s no secret that libraries love OpenDNS. You’ve likely heard us mention the Ohio Public Library Information Network, the organization that’s using OpenDNS Enterprise to centralize security for all of Ohio’s libraries. Or…

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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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