Spyware, viruses, & security forum: NEWS - November 13, 2012

by: Carol~ November 13, 2012 1:02 PM PST

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NEWS - November 13, 2012

by Carol~ Moderator - 11/13/12 1:02 PM

OpenDNS Extends Company Security to Mobile Devices

OpenDNS is best known for its free secure DNS (Domain Name System) service. Consumers using OpenDNS can feel confident they won't be diverted to dangerous sites by a DNS poisoning exploit or similar attack, and parents can prevent access to inappropriate sites by any device on the home network. With the release of the new Umbrella service, OpenDNS offers a fast, secure connection option for businesses.

OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch explained that while modern workers are fully mobile, IT has failed to adapt. "They put firewalls around the castle," said Ulevitch, "but people are not in the castle... Leaving protection to security software at the endpoint is not good for the enterprise. When employees go on the road, network security doesn't follow them."

Continued : http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/304938-opendns-extends-company-security-to-mobile-devices

Also: OpenDNS introduces VPN and content filtering for mobile devices

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