Browse Blog Posts In Category “Umbrella”

5 Recommendations for Security Without Baggage

Baggage is often an emotionally-charged word. It can refer to the reason you have to pay exorbitant fees while travelling, or that ex that you had to cut ties with before they went fatal attraction on you. So applying the term…

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Evolution of the MSP

OpenDNS has been working with Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for almost 5 years. During that time, we’ve seen some pretty profound changes to the industry. MSPs have evolved and adapted in many ways to better suit the market,…

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Answering Your Big Questions on Big Data

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last ten years, you have heard the term “big data.” Do you know what it means? If you’re like most people, you probably answered something to the effect of “kinda.” Well,…

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OpenDNS and FireEye: A New Security Partnership

When it comes to protecting a single location or network perimeter, appliance-based solutions seem to rule the day. While typically expensive, their ability to detect and enforce is second to none when protecting a single internet…

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Can't wait to try Umbrella security? You don't have to.

Nothing demonstrates the impact and value of a security solution like testing it in your own environment. Unfortunately, the process of evaluating enterprise security solutions is often tedious and resource-intensive. It doesn’t…

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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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The Wrap Up: Containing Cryptolocker Webcast

As Cryptolocker continues to proliferate, our security team diligently monitors this threat to keep our customers from falling victim to it. Beyond threat protection, we take our responsibility as security professionals seriously…

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Speed, Security, and Safety Through DNS

The Domain Name System, or DNS, serves as the core of all work at OpenDNS. It lets us connect 50 million people a day to the Internet with our free home DNS service, predict malware outbreaks in the OpenDNS Security Labs, and…

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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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Delighting the Customer: Introducing the Umbrella Account Management Team

Delighting the customer is a common goal and familiar phrase for all OpenDNS employees. This aim permeates our culture and guides our growth. OpenDNS staff members are often recognized internally for going above and beyond…

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