OpenDNS and FamilyShield – WHS 14

OpenDNS and FamilyShield are great tools for simplifying Internet security.

I’ve been using OpenDNS for years. I originally started using as a novelty. I soon discover the many benefits of this service and now recommend that everyone uses it.

The primary function that everyone will benefit from is the content filtering. If you want granular control then OpenDNS is for you. If you want basic filtering services then FamilyShield would be an option for you to choose.

Here’s a run-down of the features for both services:
OpenDNS Basic

  • Cost – FREE
  • Reliable DNS Infrastructure
  • Web Content Filtering
  • Phishing Protection
  • Typo Correction

FamilyShield features the same great services but lacks customization.

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