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OpenDNS Measures Customer Success With C.A.R.E.

I recently attended a chief customer officer summit where I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with many of my peers about the changing landscape around customer success. I enjoyed the collaborative nature of the event and was…

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Get Off-Network Security With OpenDNS’s Roaming Client

Our mission at OpenDNS is to secure our customers’ networks on any device, anytime, anywhere. Our Roaming Client product allows you to work safely off-network—at coffee shops, airports, or anywhere else you might take your…

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Growing Interest in Bro Helps Security Professionals Watch over Their Networks

Having sufficient insight about events in your network can help first responders prioritize threats and respond correctly, saving time and personnel resources—always in short supply, especially for smaller shops. One of the…

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WHOIS: Justin Slaten, Netflix Enterprise Technology Guru

WHOIS is our new monthly feature spotlighting a security professional doing new and innovative work in the industry. For our inaugural post, we spoke with Justin Slaten, Netflix’s Enterprise Technology guru. …

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The Importance of Installing Two Virtual Appliances

What’s the Purpose of Having a VA? To begin, a Virtual Appliance (VA) is an on-premise virtual machine. The VA provides a higher level of reporting granularity by providing insight inside your network through functionalities…

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President Obama: "Cybersecurity is a Shared Mission"

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The Final Countdown—Help Get Net Neutrality over the Finish Line

For years, David Ulevitch, OpenDNS Founder and CEO, has been an outspoken advocate for Internet freedom, and continuously has supported the battle for net neutrality. “Net neutrality is a cause that myself and OpenDNS as a…

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A Window on the Connected World: OpenDNS Investigate

As most practitioners know, information security is a tough job. With an explosion of new tactics making attackers (and even script kiddies) more effective than ever, it’s imperative that white hat skills and tools are on point,…

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Data Breach Laws: What Security Professionals Need To Know

According to David Inserra, a research associate in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy and Paul Rosenzweig, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of…

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Skepticism to Backbone in 15 Years: How SaaS Shaped the New Enterprise Security

In the Beginning, There Were Updates This month marks the 15th anniversary of SaaS—or “software as a service.” Prior to its widespread adoption, end users had to install frequent updates, software and hardware uptime often…

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