Browse Blog Posts In Category “Malware”

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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Top Ten: The Most Important Cyber Security Tips for Your Users

National Cyber Security Awareness Month was established to strengthen the weakest point of any security solution: humans. No matter how effective—or expensive—the security tools protecting your network are, there’s no way to…

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This month, organizations across the United States are coming together to educate users and raise awareness about something that’s become a familiar topic in the news—cybersecurity. To read more about this month’s…

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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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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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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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[INFOGRAPHIC] How Umbrella Security Labs Delivers Advanced Malware Protection

If you haven’t been keeping up with the Umbrella Security Labs team on our blog or by following us on Twitter, you’re missing out on some really thoughtful research and innovations.  For example, we recently announced the…

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Tipsheet: Five questions to ask your Internet security vendor about Big Data

Big Data has become a dominant theme in Internet security today, as it has massive potential to help vendors shift from collecting and reacting to threats to actually predicting them. But how can you find out whether a vendor is…

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Spring Cleaning: Five IT Tips to Keep Your Business in Secure Order

As an IT administrator for OpenDNS, I rarely have a quiet day. Case-in-point: five new employees started this morning, which meant provisioning five new laptops, phones and email accounts, along with dozens of other activities…

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Overcoming the hype around Big Data and Internet Security

OpenDNS recently unveiled the Umbrella Security Graph, a new tool that enables researchers to not only analyze known threats, but to predict future threat origins as well. The revolutionary tool combines Big Data analytics, graph…

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