Browse Blog Posts In Category “General”

Meet Jeff Samuels, OpenDNS's First-Ever Chief Marketing Officer

Building a world-class cloud-delivered security platform requires assembling a passionate, talented team. We recently made a hugely important hire: Jeffrey Samuels, our first-ever Chief Marketing Officer. Jeff is no stranger to…

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Busted: 5 Common Myths About Web Security

Despite your best efforts to educate employees on the hazards of the Web, does it still seem like there are a few users who end up clicking where they shouldn’t? There are many security myths that still get passed from user to…

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VIDEO: OpenDNS talks to Bloomberg TV about Syria

OpenDNS CTO Dan Hubbard appeared on Bloomberg TV this morning to discuss the technology behind Syria’s recent Internet outage. He discusses the likelihood of government involvement vs. technical failure, and shares details on…

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Breaking News: Traffic to Syria drops off the Internet

The Umbrella Security Labs team reported today that traffic to Syria dropped off the Internet around 18:45 UTC.  On closer inspection it seems Syria has largely disappeared from the Internet.
Shortly after our team broke the…

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Join the webcast: Cloud-delivered Web filtering for K-12 networks and 1:1 programs

I’m hosting a webcast this Wednesday, May 1, to share how thousands of schools are leveraging cloud-delivered Web filtering to meet CIPA without the pain and performance hits of managing hardware. Join me for a 30-minute…

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Introducing Internal Networks: map your entire distributed network with ease

One goal of the Umbrella security service is to allow you to secure each component of your increasingly distributed network in a way that makes the most sense for your organization.  Up until now, Umbrella Insights and Umbrella…

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Six new datacenters come online in Europe

Today we announced that OpenDNS has brought new datacenters online in Prague, Copenhagen, Paris, Berlin, Warsaw and Bucharest, effectively tripling our presence in Europe. Over the past few years the OpenDNS operations team has…

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Preserving privacy and providing transparency in a world of always-on security

Many people know us for our disruptive model of delivering security, offering it as a highly scalable and globally available service. And, people are starting to talk about the powerful security we provide our customers by…

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3 Reasons to Meet OpenDNS At EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference

Next month the OpenDNS crew is headed to St. Louis for the EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference, and we couldn’t be more excited. It’s our second year attending the event, and we’re eager to gain a deeper…

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Big News from OpenDNS

When I shared some stats earlier this year about our terrific 2012 growth, we already had big plans in the works to take OpenDNS to new heights. This morning we made two big announcements about how we’ll make it happen. First,…

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