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DNSFilter is a technology company that provides a DNS-based content filtering and threat protection. It protects users from phishing or ransomware attacks and stops infections before they happen. Additionally, DNSFilter helps university and K-12 networks to be CIPA compliant and prevent students and staff from using inappropriate websites and malicious domains.
HQWashington, DC, US
Employee Ratings4.8

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)45(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

DNSFilter Office Locations

DNSFilter has an office in Washington
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1440 G St NW
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DNSFilter Financials and Metrics

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DNSFilter total Funding

$30 m

DNSFilter latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

4 days ago

DNSFilter investors

DNSFilter's latest funding round in July 2021 was reported to be $30 m. In total, DNSFilter has raised $30 m
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DNSFilter News and Updates

DNSFilter secures $30M Series A to step up fight against DNS-based threats

DNSFilter, an artificial intelligence startup that provides DNS protection to enterprises, has secured $30 million in Series A funding from Insight Partners. DNSFilter, as its name suggests, offers DNS-based web content filtering and threat protection. Unlike the majority of its competitors, which i…

DNSFilter nabs $30M to fight DNS threats with AI

DNSFilter, a company applying AI to DNS security and analysis, has raised $30 million in a venture funding round.

DNSFilter Announces Summit & Platinum MSP Partners for Q2

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AI-powered DNS resolver, DNSFilter, announced its global MSP Partner Partner Program to expand its market reach and showcase marquee managed services providers (MSPs) who are demonstrating an outstanding commitment to security via DNS. The new...

DNSFilter Unveils New Reporting Suite, Progresses into Q2 with Continued Growth

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global, AI-based web security company DNSFilter (www.dnsfilter.com) announces Insights Reporting: intuitive DNS reporting for powerful network insights. After doubling company size in 2020, DNSFilter has taken customer feedback and turned it into...

DNSFilter Expands Team Leaders, Including Jen Ayers From CrowdStrike as COO

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AI-driven startup company DNSFilter provides DNS threat protection and content filtering for enterprises. The company announced Jen Ayers as Chief Operating Officer, Jerry Cosmas as VP of Finance, Asim Baksh as People Operations Lead, and Jillian...

AI-Based Startup DNSFilter Protects WFH Employees During COVID-19 with Innovative Software

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AI startup company DNSFilter provides a DNS security threat and content filtering solution for enterprises. Their industry-leading solution detects if a page contains malicious or inappropriate content in real-time. As companies have swiftly...

DNSFilter Blogs

SUNBURST Attack: Tracking Down DNS Requests to Malicious Sites

Last month, the SUNBURST attack on SolarWinds Orion, FireEye, and various government agencies shook cybersecurity. The unprecedented attack has remained in the news consistently, despite taking place a month ago. On January 5 of this year, US intelligence officially pointed the finger at Russia bein…

We Predicted Our TimescaleDB Performance Would Get Us To 3B Queries: Here’s What Really Happened

Two years ago we moved from InfluxDB to TimescaleDB. We thought our TimescaleDB performance could get us to 3B daily queries. Here are the actual results.

What It Takes To Run A Remote Company

DNSFilter has always been a remote company. With businesses moving remote in 2020, CEO Ken Carnesi has put together this guide for running a remote company.

NIST Compliance: Is DNS a NIST Requirement?

NIST compliance is a serious concern for companies looking to obtain government contracts. DNS filtering is just one requirement for compliance.
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DNSFilter Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DNSFilter founded?

    DNSFilter was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does DNSFilter have?

    DNSFilter has 45 employees.

  • Who are DNSFilter competitors?

    Competitors of DNSFilter include FingerprintJS, Group-IB and Radar Cyber Security.

  • Where is DNSFilter headquarters?

    DNSFilter headquarters is located at 1440 G St NW, Washington.

  • Where are DNSFilter offices?

    DNSFilter has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does DNSFilter have?

    DNSFilter has 1 office.