Know your enemy
Protecting against the top threats of 2020
Cisco’s data centers process over
200 billion DNS requests daily.
Tracking global activity across the entire internet, including traffic from cybercriminals, we've seen it all, and we see the underlying trends.
In 2019, threat traffic increased by
To defend against all these threats, both today and tomorrow, first you need to understand them.
We’re dealing with threats like never before
Top 5 threats
Just how hard are these threats hitting?
Every week, our customers see domains that link to threats:
Who are these threats affecting most?
Small businesses (<1,000 employees)
Mid-sized businesses (1,000-9,999 employees)
Large businesses (>10,000 employees)
Where are threats headed next?
Over the past year, Umbrella tracked a significant increase in threat traffic.
command and control
callbacks to botnets
Phishing, ransomware, C2 callbacks —
they all first strike at the domain level. Cisco Umbrella offers DNS-layer protection, acting as the first line of defense against all of these threats.
When it comes to protecting at the DNS layer, Cisco Umbrella blocks twice as many threats as competitors
With security built into the foundation of the internet’s infrastructure, Cisco
Umbrella allows for greater accuracy and better detection of compromised
systems, improving visibility and protection.
Umbrella *with selective proxy
The toughest threats demand
the toughest protection
By analyzing and learning from internet activity patterns, Cisco Umbrella automatically
uncovers — and blocks — all of the top threats, both today and tomorrow, so you can
protect your users, data, and apps.
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