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- No setup fee
- Free Trial
- Free/Freemium Version
- Premium Consulting / Integration Services
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- Supported: DNS-layer security
- Supported: Secure web gateway (full proxy)
- Supported: Cloud access security broker (CASB) functionality
- Supported: Cloud-delivered firewall
- Supported: Interactive threat intelligence
- Supported: Integrates with SD-WAN
- Cisco Umbrella Datasheet
- Enterprise security and networking are facing a significant transformation as organization embrace SASE, a Secure Access Service Edge. Wide-scale adoption of cloud applications, an increase in remote workers, and expansion of branch offices has rendered the centralized, on-premises security model impractical. The convenience, cost savings, and performance benefits of going direct to the internet is driving a new decentralized approach to networking. Yet with change comes risk and a new set of security challenges. Organizations require a broader set of protection that not only improves security, but simplifies management. Learn more about Cisco Umbrella, a key component of Cisco's SASE architecture.
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- Malware prevention
- Website content control
- Internet security
- Price per user
- DNS protection.
- Malware protection.
- Trojan detection.
- Real time dashboards.
- On premise agents could be less clunky.
- False positives.
- Content Filtering
- The console interface may be better.
- Content categorization
- Content Filtration
- Segmented Policy Enforcement
- SSL Decryption
- No integration with Cisco AMP
- Activity Search can be a bit Obtuse
- Monitor Connections
- Prevent Malware and Phishing
- Smart Search
- More detailed connections
- App for Umbrella
- Upgraded smart search
- Integration with other tools
- Intelligence is 2nd to none
- Phenomenal performance
- Better documentation
- Protect against various types of malware
- Allow custom policy creation
- Allows endpoint centralized management
- Shows graphs with usage statistics
- More intuitive administrator interface
- AD integration is a bit complicated
- Better pricing
- Unified Management Interface is easy to use
- Site based IP address configuration for catch all DNS traffic
- Whitelist and blacklist easy
- Umbrella Virtual Appliances have been buggy in resolving local domain hosts.
- Integration between other Cisco and Meraki products is complicated.
- Reporting is not always accurate; for example, if you configure a Meraki access point to use an Umbrella Virtual Appliance, you lose device reporting. All reporting shows up under the AP's IP.
- DNS Security.
- Unique policy.
- Identifying users.
- Integration was slow.
- Report has limited information.
- DNS inspection.
- Threat and anomaly data feeds.
- Good for sending data to 3rd-party monitoring systems.
- Deployment to endpoints is tricky.
- Not really a good solution for Linux. You have to manually set OpenDNS servers.
- Data security and protection
- Security while on any network
- Web access security
- Slower data access for incident management
- Content filtering functions
- Flushing out old trail account data
Compan[ies] with distributed work force
Compan[ies] with more mobile workforce
Work from home access Companies with limited IT setup for setting up dedicated UTM and firewall products
Not suitable [for]: Companies with more focus on email based marketing promotions
Cost of subscription is high and can not be option for startups with limited capital flow
Accessibility to right support representative at right moment
- Cisco Umbrella effectively detects attacks before they reach our networks or endpoints by processing 180 billion Internet requests per day.
- On and off the network, Umbrella makes it simple to view Internet behavior across all users, cloud applications, devices, and places.
- Anti-phishing, anti-malware, and anti-ransomware security are amazing and for the most extended view, they efficiently stop attacks across all ports and protocols.
- For experts and professionals, the reporting is excellent, but it is not necessarily what our administrators require.
- Many times Cisco Umbrella security solutions flag new websites as harmful even if they are not.
- Secure traffic to only approved sites.
- Reporting on user traffic.
- Allow for fine grain control of policies and permissions.
- Troubleshooting blocks, legitimate traffic is sometimes blocked, and that is to be expected. Some tools to help administrators find and approve those blocks would be great.
- Ability to mass approve or deny applications in the App Discovery and control center.
- Web filter.
- Ease of use.
- Nutanix AHV support.
- Chrome plugin.
- Interface is not as easy as other products.
- Cisco Umbrella protects our devices and users from malicious sites of all kinds.
- Cisco Umbrella allows us to add additional web site types we may want to block for specific users.
- Cisco Umbrella keeps the list of sites blocked current by utilizing data from their entire security platform.
- Without the higher paid support options, support can be a little lacking.
- The reporting is pretty good for technical people but it isn't always exactly what we need in a school setting for our administrators.
- Easy to deploy
- It works
- The sso is a bit of a query mess
- DNS Filtering.
- Secure gateway.
- Firewall functionality.
- I wish admins could whitelist via the client rather than loading the website.
- Cisco Umbrella hasn't played well with CATO VPN client in the past.
- It sometimes flags new website as dangerous when they are simply new.
- Security protection on and off-network - Not required to have a connection with the perimeter gateway in order to get protection from internet threats.
- Scalability across a global network - As the product is self-built into the cloud, scalability based on requirements and user traffic can be extended to the maximum as possible with all license features available.
- Provide protection - Cisco Umbrella works on DNS level. It means whatever request gets resolved by Cisco Umbrella to get visibility into the request, so handling [cloud-level traffic] and sending clear traffic at the perimeter becomes an easy task.
- Cost Efficiency - [Cisco] Umbrella can be considered as a single license product with all functionality available in [the] SIG advantage package because DNS essential licenses don't provide functionalities that [most might want].
All customers should take advantage of [Cisco] Umbrella, which includes having lean IT architecture, remote workers, and cloud applications where monitoring each [host computers are] not possible and users periodically visit unknown websites. Customers who don't want to invest [in a] firewall for branch office workers [to have] [Cisco] Umbrella in place will work some extend level. Banking sectors also can [leverage] it as having on-premises VM implementation is also possible, which provides almost [the] same functionalities/future set similar to [the] cloud.
- Reliable security coverage across all ports and protocols work similarly [to] firewall and proxy.
- Security protection on and off-network.
- Rapid deployment.
- Efficient management and easy to manage policies.
- Highly scalable Talos intelligence from Cisco.
- The product does a good job of blocking known bad sites.
- Content filtering categories allow us to block material that is deemed inappropriate.
- Roaming client allows for laptops to be protect in or out of the office.
- Often, the roaming agent causes Windows to incorrectly be unable to detect Internet access, causing Office 365 to not work.
- Product support is not very good.
- Reporting across multiple clients is not efficient.
- Easy setup.
- MacOS web filtering IP layer.
- Mobile device - iOS and Android.
- Keeps users away from identified spam or malicious sites.
- Easily configured to add blocked sites of your own.
- Great reporting features.
- Timely and valuable response support from Help Desk.
- Keeping up to date on known malicious sites and blocking those is difficult for all vendors, but this could always be improved upon.
- A more detailed descriptions of what is included the Security Categories would be useful. Generic descriptions are provided. For example, state lottery sites could be detailed in the description of the Gambling category.
- Best DNS protection for Business
- Web filtering
- Fast and Reliable
- Sometimes highly expensive
- Logs can be better filtered
- Entry level setup should be free
- Continously improved threat intelligience
- DNS layer security for end users
- Improved end point visibility
- None. Everything works fine
- Either on-site or remote, security policies are equally implied
- Secure endpoints on company networks, protected endusers via DNS layer coverage
- Broad threat intelligience fed by all users
- Lots of filtering options
- Small client installer
- Client installer works on remote computers
- Creating a block list is a bit weird
- Certain circumstances can cause a website not to load because of SSL certificate issues
- Filtering rules can be a bit difficult to setup in complex scenarios