Browse Blog Posts In Category “Security Research”

New Survey Data Predicts the End of Hub-and-Spoke Networks for Branch Office Connectivity

The traditional hub-and-spoke network topology is dying. That’s the conclusion drawn by Forrester Consulting in a new OpenDNS-commissioned Technology Adoption Profile, titled “Securing Direct-To-Internet Branch Offices:…

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OpenDNS Unveils ‘NLPRank,’ a New Model for Advanced Threat Detection

OpenDNS Security Labs researcher Jeremiah O’Connor Last Wednesday, when he first saw Kaspersky Lab’s report on the Carbanak attack campaign, OpenDNS…

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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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Sony Pictures and North Korea: The Answers You Haven't Heard Yet

Editor’s note: As 2014 draws to a close, the news has been dominated by high-profile breaches, country-wide Internet outages and widespread discussion about the current state of information security. The OpenDNS blog team sat…

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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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