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The DNSFilter Newsroom

We are an AI-driven startup that provides enterprise-grade DNS protection and content filtering for businesses. Our journey started in 2015 with the goal of making our product the best possible DNS security solution. Our newsroom has the latest press releases, articles, and all of the most recent happenings at DNSFilter.

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Recent News From DNSFilter

DNS Layer Security Can Give Businesses A 33% Boost in Cybersecurity Protection

September 1, 2021

“Sophisticated attacks have been increasing year over year. This has been reported many times, and the “why” hasn’t ever changed."

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DNSFilter Supports Quad9 in Sony Music Injunction Case

July 27, 2021

Sony Music issued an injunction against the privacy-centric nonprofit Quad9, an injunction that Quad9 is objecting to. DNSFilter supports Quad9 as they fight this injunction against the music conglomerate.

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DNSFilter Raises $30M in Funding to Fight Growing Number of DNS-based Security Threats

July 21, 2021

DNSFilter announced today that it has closed a $30M Series A investment round led by global venture capital firm, Insight Partners. This Series A round at a $180M valuation brings DNSFilter’s total equity funding to date to $33.5M.

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Best URL filtering software of 2021: DNSFilter

July 6, 2021

TechRadar named DNSFilter the No. 1 URL filtering software of 2021. Web filtering software makes it easy to manage website access across your business network.

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DNSFilter Announces Summit & Platinum MSP Partners For Q2

June 29, 2021

Six global MSPs are highlighted for their commitment to security via DNS in Q2 2021, with California-based MSP, Archway Computers named Summit Partner.

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DNSFilter Is Named G2 Leader in DNS Security Category, Maintains Position as the Top-Ranked DNS Security Solution on G2

June 24, 2021

Customers love DNSFilter. In the last two years, we’ve been awarded new G2 badges every quarter as more users take advantage of our DNS threat protection.

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Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cybersecurity Industry, With Jen Ayers of DNSFilter

June 8, 2021

For their series series called “Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cybersecurity Industry”, Authority Magazine interviewed our COO Jen Ayers.

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DNSFilter Announces Integration with Zapier and New One-Click Application Blocking Feature

June 2, 2021

The industry-leading AI-based DNS filtering startup has joined forces with automation application Zapier to save customers time and simplify data flow. They've also added a new feature, AppAware, that will allow users to block entire domains with a single click.

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DNSFilter Named One Of The The Top MSP Tools of 2021 by NovaBACKUP

May 13, 2021

NovaBACKUP put together a list of the top 10 MSP tools of 2021, and DNSFilter made the list along with Huntress, ID Agent, Hudu, and others!

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Support Builds For The New European Resolver Policy, Focused On Privacy And Transparency

May 13, 2021

A number of leading organisations have confirmed their support for the recently announced European Resolver Policy, including DNSFilter.

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Sneak Preview: N-able and DNSFilter Integration

April 29, 2021

Phishing sites become more believable every day, even to the experts. DNSFilter and N-able announce their partnership to protect against malicious sites.

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N-able (Formerly SolarWinds MSP) Announces Partnership With DNSFilter to Help MSPs Protect Customers From Online Security Threats

April 18, 2021

The number of phishing attempts continues to rise, with more than 2 million new phishing websites reported in 2020. The new embedded capabilities from DNSFilter will help give N-able partners robust protection against these types of threats, including phishing, ransomware, and zero day social engineering attacks.

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DNSFilter partners with Scamadviser

April 15, 2021

Both DNSFilter and Scamadviser share a deep commitment to protecting users from scams and malicious websites and are excited to partner to protect users.

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DNSFilter Unveils New Reporting Suite, Progresses into Q2 with Continued Growth

April 13, 2021

AI-based web security company DNSFilter announces Insights Reporting: intuitive DNS reporting for powerful network insights. After doubling company size in 2020, DNSFilter has taken customer feedback and turned it into action with Insights Reporting - a new and improved dashboard for real-time monitoring and investigation.

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DNSFilter Expands Team Leaders, Including Jen Ayers From CrowdStrike as COO

March 9, 2021

The AI-based startup's new appointments of Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Finance, People Operations Lead, and Director of Marketing showcase the company's continued efforts towards expansion after several years of growth.

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Ken Carnesi of DNSFilter: 5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Successful App or SaaS

January 13, 2021

Tyler Gallagher interviews CEO and co-founder of DNSFilter for his series about the “5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Successful App or SaaS”.

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DNSFilter Celebrates Major Growth After 5 Years, Poised for Continued Expansion in 2021

January 12, 2021

DNSFilter, a leading AI-driven startup providing DNS protection to enterprises, is walking into 2021 ready to take on cybersecurity challenges impacting businesses. Reflecting on 2020, DNSFilter celebrated several wins and company expansions despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AI-Based Startup DNSFilter Protects WFH Employees During COVID-19 with Innovative Software

November 29, 2020

"Since the start of the pandemic, we've seen the need for remote protection grow by nearly 300% on our network. Companies are looking for solutions that transition easily from traditional offices to work-from-home environments."

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Lenovo’s LanSchool Partners with DNSFilter to Offer Schools Affordable Content Filtering and Threat Protection

August 4, 2020

LanSchool is announcing a partnership with DNSFilter to keep schools and students safer from harmful online content and cyber threats, whether learning happens in the classroom or remotely.

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DC Startup Casts an AI Net to Stop Phishing and Malware

October 29, 2019

How DNSFilter is using NVIDIA GPUs to rapidly train its AI. This can make web surfing safer by identifying threats and objectionable content much faster than traditional offerings.

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