OpenDNS is now part of Cisco Learn More

Internet security for your home or small business.

The easiest way to make your Internet safer, faster and more reliable.

Protect every device in your home and small business, instantly. OpenDNS settings apply to every device — laptops, smartphones, tablets, DVRs, game consoles, TVs, literally anything that connects to the internet. Not to mention, we’re one of the world’s leading DNS service providers, meaning you’ll experience faster internet speeds as well. Safer and faster – what’s better than that?


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What Customers and Trusted Media Sources Are Saying

  • “As the children have started getting online OpenDNS has been invaluable as a barrier against sites I wouldn’t want them to accidentally visit.”


  • “I chose OpenDNS for the extra safety it provides. Having OpenDNS add another layer of security between the computer and the Internet feels good, and so far it’s worked perfectly.”


  • “I’m very thankful for OpenDNS’s anti-phishing feature, as it has saved my wife, my kids and I from going to harmful sites. It gives me peace-of-mind that my family is safe on the Internet.”


  • “I told my wife, who was at home with our kids while I was in Iraq for 16 months, about all the great features that OpenDNS had to offer. She managed to easily get our network set up at home.”

    — Neil

  • “Whether it’s my wife or people who come to visit, I like knowing that people who use my Internet access are less likely to be subject to phishing and fraud. I’ve also set it up for my parents for the same reason.”


  • “I set it up in minutes, and it was instantly protecting all of the computers in our home. OpenDNS is a great asset for keeping my family safe online.”

    — Jeff

Benefit Matrix


Family Shield




VIP Home


Premium DNS



Faster, more reliable home Internet

Built-in identity theft protection

Parental controls that protect every device in your home, instantly

Customizable filtering

Pre-configured to block adult content

Visibility into activity, no enforcement

Retain the past year of Internet stats on your home network

Export up to 14 days of global or per-network activity

Restrict Internet access to specific white-listed domains for a "locked-down" environment

Free email support






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