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Why Umbrella: Trusted, reliable threat protection

A proven track record against threats


Cisco Umbrella provides a broader set of protection that not only improves security but simplifies management. From delivering unmatched threat protection to assisting with compliance considerations and reducing bandwidth costs, it’s security you can count on every day.

Why Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella provides a consistent and secure experience for all users and devices, no matter where they are located.

Why Try Umbrella
Block threats before they launch, reduce response times, and deliver safe, secure internet with Umbrella’s cloud tools.

Why DNS Security
Umbrella’s robust DNS-layer security provides an added layer of protection for users on-premises, while also ensuring roaming users get reliable protection for wherever their work takes them.

Why Umbrella SASE
SASE offers an alternative to traditional data center-oriented security by unifying networking and security services into a single cloud-delivered service.

Our Customers
Customers share how Cisco Umbrella protects their users anywhere and everywhere. Find out why 24,000+ companies rely on Umbrella for effective threat protection.

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Fast, reliable cloud

Our cloud infrastructure has delivered a fast, secure, and reliable internet experience to more than 100 million enterprise and consumer users (and counting).

Global Cloud Architecture
Our global cloud architecture is key to our ability to cut latency by up to 73%, have the highest cyberthreat detection rate in the industry and deliver 100% DNS service uptime.

Cloud Network Status
Current network status and a rolling 30-day view of various operational messages provide full transparency.

Cloud Network Activity and Traffic
Route requests to the closest datacenter — for the fastest network performance with automated failover.

Unmatched Intelligence

Leveraging threat intelligence from Cisco Talos, one of the largest commercial threat intelligence teams in the world, Umbrella uncovers and blocks a broad spectrum of malicious domains, IPs, URLs, and files that are being used in attacks.

A New Approach to Cybersecurity
How our global cloud architecture and world-class research teams enable you to identify and detect cyber threats faster and more effectively

Cyber Attack Prevention
Global intelligence to predict and prevent cyber attacks before they reach your network and endpoints.

Interactive Intelligence
Learn from the relationships between malware, domains, IPs, and networks across the internet to automatically identify attacker infrastructure being staged for the next threat.

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Extensive Integrations

Umbrella partners with leading IT companies to integrate our security enforcement and intelligence. Built with a bidirectional API, Cisco Umbrella makes it easy to extend protection from on-premises security appliances to devices and sites beyond your perimeter.

IT Security Integrations
Easily integrate security enforcement and intelligence with your existing security stack.

Hardware Integrations
Take advantage of the Cisco ecosystem and quickly provision thousands of network egresses, off-network users, branch locations, and Wi-Fi users.

Meraki Integration
Protect Meraki networks against threats such as malware, ransomware, and C2 callbacks with no added latency.

Cisco Umbrella and SecureX
SecureX, a cloud-native Extended Detection and Response (XDR) platform, connects the Cisco security portfolio with your existing infrastructure for a simpler, more consistent experience.

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