DNS Safeguard

Stop threats before they reach your network with DNS Safeguard, a cloud based Domain Name System (DNS) security solution.

  • Preemptive protection

  • DNS Safeguard proactively protects your business from malware, ransomware and phishing attacks no matter where your users access the internet, even if they’re not on the corporate network or a VPN. As a cloud-based DNS security solution, DNS Safeguard can identify and block connections to unsafe internet destinations before a connection is made.

DNS Safeguard is best for:

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    Organizations wanting to block dangerous connections between users and potentially malicious websites

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    Branch offices and mobile workers that connect directly to the internet without a VPN

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    Businesses and agencies that need powerful preventive security that is cost-effective and easy to deploy

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    What is it?

    DNS Safeguard provides DNS-layer security to improve visibility and protect your users on and off the network by stopping threats over any port or protocol before they reach your network or endpoints.

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    How does it help you?

    DNS Safeguard can help you block dangerous connections between users and malicious domains, stop command-and-control data exfiltrations, and proactively reduce security incidents and alerts.

Protective features of DNS Safeguard

DNS Safeguard uses the latest intelligence to spot dangerous domains and infrastructures.

  • Internet policy enforcement

    Easily enforce company-wide internet policies with customized content blocking.

  • Ongoing traffic monitoring

    Take advantage of our continual web traffic analysis and intelligence in identifying suspicious activity.

  • Whitelists and blacklists

    Maintain whitelists of websites and services that you know to be safe, as well as blacklists of those that represent threats.

  • Easy-to-use tools

    Quickly set up, manage and test acceptable use policies in our online console and put those policies into action.

  • Flexible policies

    Apply specific access restrictions to each user you manage, as desired.

  • Global protection

    Protect internet access across different locations and devices.

Valuable resources and information

  • Start security where threats begin—beyond your edge.

    As a cloud-based security solution, DNS Safeguard can be your first line of defense against internet-based attacks.

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  • 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report

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Why Verizon


  • 61 B+

    security incidents monitored each year, on average

  • 11

    years of forensics investigations and incident data analysis

  • 9

    global Security Operations Centers (SOCs)

  • 25+

    years of security experience

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