Browse Blog Posts In Category “General”

High Profile Domains Under Siege

We are actively seeing several high profile domains being hijacked at the DNS level and are actively blocking all requests from the apparent attackers’ name servers. The attacker looks to have compromised domain name registrar…

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Your Questions Answered: Why Security Should Work the Way the Internet Does

Malware, botnets, and phishing attacks are becoming more prevalent than ever – consistently growing in volume and persistence every year; however, the way we think about security has remained the same. Recently, we hosted a…

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Seamless Campus-Wide Protection Without Latency: Fighting Back Against University Cyber Attacks

Cyber attacks on universities and colleges have been increasing at an alarming rate – and it’s not difficult to see why. Higher education institutions have long been known as repositories for valuable data, such as advanced…

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9 Things New Employees Learn in the First Week at OpenDNS

Starting a new job is tough. In addition to learning product details, understanding priorities, and figuring out new systems and processes, there’s all those names to remember! Since OpenDNS has been hiring like crazy for as…

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Four standout trends at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Last week Gartner held its annual Security and Risk Management Summit outside of Washington, DC. The event draws hundreds of CIOs, CISOs, and decision-makers in IT and security from organizations all over the world. The conference…

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Behind the scenes: meet the engineering team dedicated to creating happy customers

We’ve frequently taken to this blog to share stories of how OpenDNS services make happy customers. But sometimes the process of creating a happy customer is dependent on some behind-the-scenes work. This work can manifest itself…

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The OpenDNS Forums and IdeaBank now live in our new Support Portal

Community has always been essential to OpenDNS, so as we continue to evolve our services, making it easier and safer for the community to participate is a top priority. That’s why we’re moving community.opendns.com to a new…

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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…

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