Browse Blog Posts In Category “Umbrella”

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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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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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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Looking Ahead: Predictions for Cloud Security in 2015

The end of the year always seems to invite reflection and contemplation. At OpenDNS, we definitely have a lot to look back on. This past year we announced a new platform for delivering security, unveiled a new funding round with…

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Five Questions: Your Top Support Requests...Answered!

Hi, I’m Alexander Harrison, a customer support representative here at OpenDNS. My job is to ensure that all of your questions and challenges are met with the answers needed to get OpenDNS working for you. In this blog post,…

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Introducing a New Platform for Cloud-Delivered Security

“We are not getting the most out of our existing security products. They don’t talk to each other, and they don’t work when people leave the office.” This is what I hear from CIOs and CISOs when I talk about the OpenDNS…

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5 Tips to Help IT Admins Protect Their Users during National Cyber Security Month

As you may have heard, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Vendors, security practitioners and regulatory agencies alike are producing a veritable treasure trove of infographics, ebooks and articles all detailing…

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iOS 8, VPN Issues and Worry-Free Upgrade Instructions

Today, Apple released iOS 8 for the iPhone and iPad. If you use OpenDNS on your iOS device, please read the following important information prior to upgrading your device. If you have already upgraded, you should read it as well. …

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SC Magazine Review Calls Umbrella “One of the Most Powerful Network Security Services Available”

Since the launch of Umbrella over two years ago, OpenDNS has been focused on one goal that inspires the work of every department at the company: to provide compelling security value to our customers. Customer feedback is our…

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Spoiler Alert! You Are Under Attack

You may have heard that targeted attacks are on the rise—businesses are constantly under attack. The challenge that security professionals face is too much noise, and at the end of the day, it’s pretty hard to determine…

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