Owen Lystrup

Market Manager, Integrated Marketing & Comms

OpenDNS, Part of Cisco

Owen Lystrup is a writer and editor for OpenDNS. He carries seven years of IT experience, including work in the security operations team for a Fortune 500 company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from CSU, Chico, where he studied journalism and public relations, and a minor in literary editing and publishing.


November 20, 2015


How OpenDNS Predicts Attacks When Hacker Infrastructure Is Cheap and Plenty

On Thursday OpenDNS announced two new data science models that detect clues to an attack, and then find the attacker’s entire infrastructure. The first model titled Spike Rank (SPRank) detects spikes in network traffic using mathematical concepts that are often found in sound wave analysis, the same methods music services like Shazam and Pandora use […]

November 6, 2015


OpenDNS Introduces IP-Layer Enforcement for Umbrella

Cisco announced on Tuesday that OpenDNS was updating its cloud-delivered network security and threat intelligence solutions, as part of the company’s strategy to provide Security Everywhere across the extended network. Acquired in August, OpenDNS handles nearly 80 billion daily DNS requests and uses its unique view of the Internet to extend security for an increasingly […]