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Note: This blog is solely based on my work experience and research. This is NOT an official Cisco document. All the details and recommendations in this blog are my personal opinion.

Employee may use tools or apps to make their life easy whether it is compliance with the organizations policy…


Note: This blog is solely based on my work experience and research. This is NOT an official Cisco document. All the details and recommendations in this blog are my personal opinion.

File Analysis is a key feature that helps to inspect all the files traversing through umbrella proxy to verify…


Note: This blog is solely based on my work experience and research. This is NOT an official Cisco document. All the details and recommendations in this blog are my personal opinion.

As per Gartner’s definition, “SASE capabilities are delivered as a Service based upon the identity of the entity, real-time…


Disclaimer — All content in this blog are based on my research and from work experience. Should not consider this blog as an official documentation from Cisco Systems.

Cisco Umbrella is a security product for safe internet access. It is a cloud-delivered solution with lots of security features including DNS-Layer…


Note: This blog is solely based on my work experience and research. This is NOT an official Cisco document. All the details and recommendations in this blog is my personal opinion.

SASE is becoming the new buzzword in the IT industry. Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture is a converge…


Umbrella has per-build APIs for easy integration with few security vendors like Check Point, FireEye, ThreatConnect, ThreatQ, ZeroFox. Umbrella also has the flexibility to create custom integration with most of the other security platforms. More information on integration with above vendors are documented here.

Destination List provides the fundamental security…


Cisco Umbrella has number of RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (API) - broadly categorized based on their purpose.

Management API — Mainly for administration task like to manage networks (add / remove) or roaming clients etc.

Reporting API — To pull information on security activities, top destinations, top categories etc.

Enforcement…


After the invention of World Wide Web (WWW) by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 within couple of years web browser application was released to the general public. The Internet become a platform with new commercial, social, cultural and technical opportunities.

Following the release of web browser WWW grew rapidly…


Disclaimer — All content in this article are based on my research and from work experience. Should not consider this article as official recommendation from Cisco Systems.

Unlike proxying all web traffic, Cisco Umbrella DNS-Layer protection use “selective” proxy mechanism to intercepts the web traffic, in Cisco terms this feature…


Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) is catching up rapidly than previous three revolutions. The speed and agility are not only forcing us to change the way we live and work, it is a disruption for many industries traditional approach and business models.

The first Industrial revolution began with the invention of…

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