Browse Blog Posts In Category “Security Research”

Targeted Attacks by Penguins, Cyborgs and Athletes

It’s All About The Data Today, data defines our personal identities, companies’ intellectual property, and businesses’ reputations. Your credit ratings, a company’s competitive advantage, and even stock prices are damaged…

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OpenDNS Recognized as #1 Innovative Enterprise Security Startup

The marketing people wanted a serious title, but my alternate title for this post would be “Why being ‘other’ in security is actually a great thing.” Today, Justin Somaini (current Chief Trust Officer of Box, Inc. and…

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Beyond the Hype: Understanding How Predictive Threat Intelligence Is Delivered

Big data has now replaced malware reversing as the new security intelligence engine. To stay ahead of bad actors, a new generation of security intelligence teams has risen with mathematicians, algorithmic geniuses and big data…

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Tomorrow’s Webcast - Containing Cryptolocker

Cryptolocker – the very word can strike fear into the most astute IT specialist. This ransomware has been targeting millions of people around the globe with astonishing success, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Arriving in…

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Amazon, Pandora, and OpenDNS: How Data Unlocks Our Predictive Powers

Acquiring and analyzing the right data is the key to unlocking the predictive powers of cloud-delivered services. To better understand how  “Big Data” and “Predictive Analytics” are applied to cyber security at OpenDNS,…

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Join us for our Fall S4 Meetup!

Tomorrow night, we’re hosting the latest in our series of events for the San Francisco security community.  Join some of the Bay Area’s finest security researchers and practitioners for food, drinks, and fun. We’ll discuss a…

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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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[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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