Cisco Umbrella Pros and Cons

Cisco Umbrella Pros

Syed Ali Wajahat
Sr Network and Security Consultant (SDN & Security) at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers.
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ITSystem8bce
IT Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability.
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Andrew Ta
Network Engineer at LADWP
The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites.
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Hasnae Lamrani Alaoui
Presales Engineer at DataProtect
The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing.
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Shadi Alyounes
Security Tem Leader at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway.
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Security8666
Security Engineering Senior Manager at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes.
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NetworkE6f1e
Network Engineer/ Administrator at Katalyst Technologies
Threats never come close to your network with security at the DNS level​.
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Joe London
Network Manager at a K-12 educational company or school with 201-500 employees
​They have a wealth of articles in their knowledge base. This has given me the freedom to troubleshoot on my own time. ​​
Reports provide insight into internet usage and information helpful in creating QoS rules.
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BrandonBaker
Lead Enterprise Security Architect at ResCare
It provides centralized, device-agnostic management of the Internet experience.
It has the ability to quickly block new threats.
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Tzcheng Kuo
IT Manager at Bureau of Education, Tainan City Government
It has helped reduce my unit's security events.
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Cisco Umbrella Cons

Syed Ali Wajahat
Sr Network and Security Consultant (SDN & Security) at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM.
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ITSystem8bce
IT Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Security, overall, can always be improved.
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Andrew Ta
Network Engineer at LADWP
Support for multiple domains is important to us.
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Hasnae Lamrani Alaoui
Presales Engineer at DataProtect
I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network.
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Shadi Alyounes
Security Tem Leader at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The solution's technical support is not very good.
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Security8666
Security Engineering Senior Manager at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution.
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NetworkE6f1e
Network Engineer/ Administrator at Katalyst Technologies
There should be a way to monitor traffic at the user level.
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Joe London
Network Manager at a K-12 educational company or school with 201-500 employees
If the virtual appliances could also gather traffic bandwidth reports, that would be great.
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BrandonBaker
Lead Enterprise Security Architect at ResCare
It needs better integration with external threat feeds to improve scoring.
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Tzcheng Kuo
IT Manager at Bureau of Education, Tainan City Government
Some countries don't have a DNS server leading to a domain resolution IP, not at a local level.
Its DNS service does not support IPv6 query.
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