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170516May 16, 2017 WannaCry ransomware worm attacks the world

The threat of ransomware attacks on large corporations, myriad institutional facilities and small to mid-sized commercial businesses has haunted organizations in the United States for more than a decade.

2017/05 - May
170515May 15, 2017 Worldwide Cyberattack Cripples Computers

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies.

2017/05 - May
170511May 11, 2017 SMBs: The Perfect Ransomware Targets

Ransomware is an epidemic, laments Hatem Naguib, senior vice president and general manager of Security at Barracuda Networks.

2017/05 - May
170511May 11, 2017 Nearly 50% of Organizations are Victims of Ransomware Attacks

A new study has revealed that ransomware attacks targeting organizations continue to be one the rise, with 47% of organizations revealing that they have been victims of a ransomware attack over the past 12 months.

2017/05 - May
170510May 10, 2017 Nearly half of organizations victims of ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks continue to be on the rise, with 47 percent of organizations now saying they suffered a ransomware incident in the past 12 months, but these attacks are also becoming more sophisticated and potentially destructive.

2017/05 - May
170509May 09, 2017 Microsoft Office: The ubiquitous software that few trust to protect their data

Barracuda survey finds the bulk of users are relying on third parties to safeguard their files.

2017/05 - May
170509May 09, 2017 Against a Rising Tide, Most Mid-market Orgs Aren't Ready for Ransomware

A ransomware attack puts a range of things at risk, including revenue, reputation, viability and jobs. Yet despite its rising prevalence, most businesses, especially those in the mid-market, aren’t prepared to face the threat.  

2017/05 - May
170509May 09, 2017 Ransomware remains profitable as 47 percent fall victim to attacks

Ransomware is one of the most successful and profitable weapons in the cyber criminal's armory, partly because it leverages an old-fashioned crime in a new digital format.

2017/05 - May
170508May 08, 2017 Three Phases of a Ransomware Attack

When you’re looking for a way to defend your company against a threat, it helps to break the threat down into smaller parts. Where does it come from and how do we stop it? How does it spread and how do we stop that? If we can’t stop it, what do we do after the attack?

2017/05 - May
170503May 03, 2017 Barracuda Finds Tax Return Scam A Continued Threat

Tax season is coming to an end, but tax-related scams are not slowing down. In fact, sometimes tax fraud can be even more successful after tax day.

2017/05 - May
170503May 03, 2017 Barracuda protects industrial IoT with network-based firewall

Industrial IoT systems using open communication protocols could be vulnerable to attacks through TCP Port 502.

2017/05 - May
170502May 02, 2017 W-2 Phishing Scam Threatening Small Business After Tax Day

For the majority of small businesses the end of tax season brings a sigh of relief. But don’t let your guards down just yet. A new threat surrounding W-2 fraud has been detected, increasing the concerns over tax-related scams at this time.

2017/05 - May
170501May 01, 2017 Top 25 Cloud Data Backup Enablers List for May 2017

The growth of the cloud backup industry, over the last one decade, has been dramatic. The market has witnessed the rise and fall of many start ups and stabilization of others.

2017/05 - May
170501May 01, 2017 Microservices Role in Transforming IT Security

Thanks to the rise of microservices, IT security may never be the same. IT organizations increasingly need to leverage massive amounts of compute horsepower to thwart attacks that are increasing in size and sophistication.

2017/05 - May
170429April 29, 2017 Transparency test: Seeking web browser histories of local officials

Metropolitan Transit District Chief Executive Officer Paul Jablonski spent 52 minutes of the first day of March on a website that features videos about how to fly fish, records show.

2017/04 - April
170424April 24, 2017 3 Basic Digital Citizenship Standards All Educators Should Know and Teach

Educating students about online interactions and safety is important, but so is educator understanding of what it means to be a digital citizen.

2017/04 - April
170420April 20, 2017 CIOs Coming To Terms With Fear Of Cloud Security

IT security is always listed as the number one barrier to adoption when it comes to cloud computing. But despite those concerns adoption of cloud security services continues to grow at unprecedented rates.

2017/04 - April
170418April 18, 2017 Network Firewalls: How to Protect Your Network from Unauthorized Access

They lack the buzz of more recent security innovations, so network firewalls can be overlooked. Yet firewalls are an essential aspect of any security strategy. We cover the basics of network firewall technology and look at the latest in next-generation firewalls.

2017/04 - April
170413April 13, 2017 3 Ways Data Improves Customer Satisfaction

As most MSPs can attest to, building and maintaining a successful business means establishing your expertise and authority as a business partner.

2017/04 - April
170405April 05, 2017 Phishing campaigns target airline consumers seeking business credentials

A series of phishing campaigns is targeting airline consumers with messages crafted to trick victims into handing over personal or business credentials.

2017/04 - April
170405April 05, 2017 Barracuda Adds Advanced Threat Protection to SignNow

E-signature platform updates enhance security, functionality, and user experience.

2017/04 - April
170405April 05, 2017 Airline Phishing Attack Targets Businesses

Barracuda Networks has reported that many of its customers have been hit by a so-called “airline phishing attack” that focuses on industries related to logistics, shipping and manufacturing, according to CSO Online.

2017/04 - April
170405April 05, 2017 The role of the MSP as a trusted cloud advisor

As the role of "as a service" continues to grow, there's a wealth of opportunities for MSPs. (Contributed article by Barracuda’s Jason Howells).

2017/04 - April
170404April 04, 2017 WhatsApp Backdoor Comment

Following the news about WhatsApp backdoor to encryption proposals made by Vera Jourova, Wieland Alge, General Manager EMEA at Barracuda Networks commented below. (With comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge).

2017/04 - April
170404April 04, 2017 SMEs in the cyber attack crosshairs: Top tips to avoid a breach

A lack of time and specialist knowledge means that many SMBs think suffering a security breach is inevitable – but it doesn’t have to be. (With comments from Barracuda’s Jason Howells).

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Air Travel Phishing Scam Has High Open Rates

A phishing scam targeting frequent flyers is so realistic that it has an email open rate above 90%, according to new research by Barracuda Networks. 

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Top 25 Cloud Data Backup Enablers List for April 2017

The growth of the cloud backup industry, over the last one decade, has been dramatic. The market has witnessed the rise and fall of many start ups and stabilization of others.

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

With clever cybercriminals finding creative new ways to get to users, has email security lost the battle to protect. (With comments from Barracuda’s Asaf Cidon).

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

With clever cybercriminals finding creative new ways to get to users, has email security lost the battle to protect. (Syndicated from Network World).

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Email security appears grounded as attacks continue to take flight

With clever cybercriminals finding creative new ways to get to users, has email security lost the battle to protect. (Syndicated from Network World).

2017/04 - April
170403April 03, 2017 Star Review: Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection (BATP)

When we looked at this we were surprised at the configuration. For example, we had not thought of a next generation firewall as a defense against ransomware. However, on further consideration we decided that it isn't really the firewall that's doing the work all by itself.

2017/04 - April
170402April 02, 2017 Phishing campaigns target airline consumers seeking business credentials

A series of phishing campaigns is targeting airline consumers with messages crafted to trick victims into handing over personal or business credentials. (With comments from Asaf Cidon).

2017/04 - April
170331March 31, 2017 Aviation-Related Phishing Campaigns Seeking Credentials

A wave of email-based phishing campaigns is targeting airline consumers with messages that contain malware that infects systems or links to spoofed airline websites that are personalized to trick victims into handing over personal or business credentials. (Features research from Barracuda, with comments from Asaf Cidon).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Airline phishing attack has 90% success rate

A phishing attack that uses customized information has a 90% success rate in getting unwitting targets to open malware-infested emails, according to researchers. (Features research from Barracuda).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Custom phishing attacks grow as crooks create fake flight confirmations, receipts

Well-researched attacks designed for cyber-espionage and malware distribution are being specificially targeted at those who regularly travel by air. (Features research from Barracuda).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Fake airline tickets catch out 90% of phishing targets

Ignore that unexpected airline email - you're not going anywhere, though your data may be. (EMEA, features research from Barracuda).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Congress Chose Corporate Greed Over Your Privacy: What You Should Know

The US Senate and House both voted this week to overturn privacy rules that had been adopted by the FCC last year. The rules had not actually gone into effect yet, but thanks to Congress your internet service provider is free to track your online activity and sell it to the highest bidder—or any bidders, really. (Features comments from Barracuda’s Asaf Cidon).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Airline phishing attack has 90% success rate

A phishing attack that uses customized information has a 90% success rate in getting unwitting targets to open malware-infested emails, according to researchers. (EMEA, features research from Barracuda).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 World Backup Day: 10 experts on changing digital culture habits so you avoid falling victim to April Fools’ day pranks

Every year around the globe companies are reminded on March 31st that backup is not just a sales pitch but a critical practice to any business with digital assets. (EMEA, with comments from Barracuda’s Jason Howells).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 Blimey, did you know? It's World Backup Day. But... surely every day is world backup day?

Today, March 31, is supposed to be World Backup Day. Where did that one come from? Isn't every day a backup day? (EMEA, with comments from Barracuda’s Phil Maynard).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 World Backup Day 2017: The best ways to backup your business

We have gathered insights from six industry pros to explain why and how you need to backup company data. (EMEA, with comments from Barracuda’s Jason Howells).

2017/03 - March
170331March 31, 2017 What Even Is World Backup Day And Why Is It Important?

We take a look at the origins of World Backup Day and why businesses should take it seriously. (EMEA, with comments from Barracuda’s Phil Maynard).

2017/03 - March
170328March 28, 2017 Barracuda offers faster backup recovery capabilities with Boot Live 2.0

Barracuda Networks Introduces Barracuda Backup Live Boot 2.0. This new version includes the solution Cloud Live Boot for Microsoft Hyper-V environments and according to the manufacturer faster recovery capabilities to minimize downtime in VMware vSphere and Hyper-V environments.

2017/03 - March
170328March 28, 2017 Barracuda and Zscaler together

Barracuda Networks and Zscaler give life to a new partnership aimed at offering customers Web security services into complete and scalable cloud mode and that combine high performance and low cost.

2017/03 - March
170327March 27, 2017 3 Reasons MSPs Should Embrace the Broader Role of MSSP

The skyrocketing number of security threats combined with a growing acceptance of the as-a-service business model is creating an increased demand for managed security services providers (MSSPs). (Contributed by Brian Babineau, GM, Intronis) 

2017/03 - March
170326March 26, 2017 So You’re Having the “Cloud Talk” with Customers – Now What?

There are a few things that VARs can do right now to start working with customers who are exploring their options in the cloud. (Contributed by Barracuda’s Ezra Hookano)

2017/03 - March
170324March 24, 2017 Dr. Wieland Alge Knows the Dark Corners of Cyber Crime

How serious is the threat of cybercrime already, how can we protect ourselves and what challenges are coming to us in the future? A conversation with cyber security expert Dr. Wieland Alge.

2017/03 - March
170323March 23, 2017 iCloud Hacked, 200M iPhone Users’ Data in Danger: Report

An extra ounce of digital prevention could save hundreds of millions of iPhone users a ton of worry. Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple’s iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. That’s a lot of photos, music files, and other personal data potentially in the wrong hands. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Asaf Cidon) (syndicated via NBC Bay Area)

2017/03 - March
170323March 23, 2017 Barracuda Offering Backup Customers and MSPs Faster Restores With LiveBoot 2.0

span style="font-family: Courier,Courier New,monospace;">span style="font-size: small;">Barracuda Networks, Inc. announced Backup LiveBoot 2.0, which includes Cloud LiveBoot for Hyper-V and gives customers faster restores to minimize downtime in vSphere and Hyper-V environments.

2017/03 - March
170322March 22, 2017 iCloud Hacked, 200 Million iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report

Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple’s iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. (Featuring comments from Barracuda's Asaf Cidon)

2017/03 - March
170322March 22, 2017 iCloud Hacked, 200 Million iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report

Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple’s iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Asaf Cidon)

2017/03 - March
170322March 22, 2017 iCloud Hacked, 200 Million iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report

Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple’s iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Asaf Cidon)

2017/03 - March
170322March 22, 2017 Barracuda Launches Cloud Ready
The Barracuda Cloud Ready program provides a free license for 90 days for AWS or Microsoft Azure to customers who buy particular products for network security and application. (Italy)
2017/03 - March
170321March 21, 2017 Barracuda Provides Backup LiveBoot 2.0

LiveBoot 2.0 promises Barracuda backup customers and MSPs a faster data recovery.(Germany)

2017/03 - March
170321March 21, 2017 Barracuda and Zscaler offer cloud-based Web security service
Barracuda Networks and Zscaler, a leading provider of cloud security solutions, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement to provide a comprehensive, scalable cloud-based Web security service without the cost, complexity and burdens associated with deploying Extensive on-site equipment. (France)
2017/03 - March
170321March 21, 2017 Phishing, the bases for defense

In terms of phishing in recent months a number of Barracuda Networks customers have been affected by threats contained in email messages falsely from FedEx and DHL couriers. (Italy)

2017/03 - March
170320March 20, 2017 New products of the week 3.20.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as NetMotion and Barracuda. (Features LiveBoot 2.0 news)

2017/03 - March
170320March 20, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: 20 March 2017
2017/03 - March
170320March 20, 2017 Barracuda NextGen Firewall F Series will feature a national campaign
Facing the competitive Mexican market, Barracuda will begin a national campaign in conjunction with its wholesaler PC Com, in order to publicize the benefits of its NextGen Firewall F Series, according to Ismael Toscano, Regional Sales Director of the brand. (Mexico, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Ismael Toscano)
2017/03 - March
170317March 17, 2017 7 apps that will help you cut down on paper clutter

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. (Features SignNow)

2017/03 - March
170317March 17, 2017 SC Awards Europe 2017: The full list of finalists!

We are delighted to reveal the full lists of finalists for SC Awards 2017 Europe. Winners will be revealed at the Awards Night on Tuesday 6 June. (Barracuda nominated for Best Customer Service)

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Launches New VM Backup Functions for VMware, Hyper-V

Storage systems maker Barracuda Networks on March 16 released new backup functionality for VMware virtual machines (LiveBoot 2.0) alongside a similar feature for Microsoft Hyper-V (Cloud LiveBoot).

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Liveboot 2.0 adds Hyper-V support, speeds up boot times, enhances UI

The faster reboot time applies in both VMware and Microsoft environments, and allows new machines to be spun up in a couple of minutes.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Offers Backup Customers and MSPs Faster Restores with LiveBoot 2.0

New Barracuda Backup Updates Minimize Downtime in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V Environments.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Updates LiveBoot with Microsoft Hyper-V Support

Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) today announced Barracuda Backup LiveBoot 2.0, which includes Cloud LiveBoot for Microsoft Hyper-V and gives customers faster restores to minimize downtime in VMware vSphere and Hyper-V environments. Barracuda LiveBoot 2.0 offers a backup and recovery option for larger virtual machines, and reduces boot times.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Updates Backup Appliance LiveBoot Solution

The new 2.0 release includes a simpler user interface, shorter boot times for temporary virtual servers, and the ability to launch VMs in Barracuda’s public cloud based on Microsoft Hyper-V.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Releases LiveBoot 2.0

Today Barracuda Networks Inc. announced the latest edition of its Barracuda Backup LiveBoot, version 2.0. The new version of LiveBoot includes Cloud LiveBoot for Microsoft Hyper-V, as well as VMware, which aims to give customers of both to see faster restores and minimized downtime.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Barracuda Networks Expands Cloud Services Reach

As cloud computing evolves, it turns out that locally deployed appliances are turning into gateways to a variety of cloud services that either extend or augment a local function. Barracuda Networks this week unveiled two examples involving its own services and that of a third-party partner.

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: 16 March 2017

Updates: Atera, Collabrance, Datadog, Datto, Marketopia, OneNeck IT Solutions, ProtectWise, SolarWinds, TriCore Solutions, Veeam, Zerto, Zscaler & more. (features Barracuda/Zscaler news)

 

2017/03 - March
170316March 16, 2017 Can vendors help VARs ride out Europe's currency rollercoaster?

Following the decimation of the value of European money in the US, channel experts debate whether vendors can do anything to protect their partners.

2017/03 - March
170315March 15, 2017 2 Russian Agents Charged in Massive Yahoo Hack

Two members of Russia's intelligence agency are among four people charged in a huge recent hack of Yahoo, U.S. law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. Scott Budman reports. (Video news segment features Barracuda’s Stephen Gee)

2017/03 - March
170315March 15, 2017 Security for SMEs: Barracuda and Zscaler announce partnership

Barracuda Networks and Zscaler will work together in the future in terms of web security. As both companies report, the new partnership is intended to provide customers of small and medium-sized businesses with comprehensive cloud-based Internet protection. (Germany)

2017/03 - March
170314March 14, 2017 Today's channel rundown - 14 March 2017

Daily tech news and analysis channel partners need to know now, including Unify's Plantronics join, cloud's U.S. expansion, Barracuda's cloud tie-up and more. (Features Barracuda’s web security collaboration with Zscaler).

2017/03 - March
170314March 14, 2017 Challenges Ahead For New White House Cybersecurity Advisor

It appears that President Trump is poised to select Rob Joyce, currently chief of the National Security Agency’s secretive Tailored Access Operations (TAO), as his cybersecurity czar. If Joyce assumes that role, he will have some daunting challenges ahead. (Features comments from Barracuda’s Fleming Shi)

2017/03 - March
170314March 14, 2017 Barracuda and Zscaler Partner on Cloud-Based Web Security Service

Available both as a bundled component of Barracuda’s NextGen Firewalls or as a stand-alone solution, the new offering brings Zscaler functionality previously available only to large businesses within reach of midsize companies as well.

2017/03 - March
170314March 14, 2017 Barracuda and Zscaler Team for Cloud-Delivered User Security

The companies float a new cloud-based security service aimed at helping SMBs keep their users and data safe wherever they roam.

2017/03 - March
170312March 12, 2017 The World Wide Web’s inventor warns it’s in peril on 28th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, now wants to save it. The computer scientist who wrote the blueprint for what would become the World Wide Web 28 years ago today is alarmed at what has happened to it in the past year. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170310March 10, 2017 oes WikiLeaks C.I.A. Dump Suggest Cybersecurity is Largely Futile?

Thus far, WikiLeaks has redacted the actual codes used in C.I.A. cyber attacks, citing a type of ethics review. But the fear is the organization could choose to release the powerful, weaponized exploits at any time. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170310March 10, 2017 Your email is hacked? Remedies exist!

France, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Joeri Van Hoof.

2017/03 - March
170310March 10, 2017 WikiLeaks case – CIA intelligence agencies do nothing to fix vulnerabilities

Italy, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier.

2017/03 - March
170309March 09, 2017 Next WikiLeaks worry: the release of the code

The computer security world is bracing for the next bombshell from the massive Wikileaks document leak: disclosure of the actual computer code for the CIA’s alleged cyberweapons. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170309March 09, 2017 Does WikiLeaks CIA Dump Suggest Cybersecurity is Largely Futile?

This week’s WikiLeaks disclosure essentially confirms the harsh reality that all of the endpoints IT professionals work so hard to secure have long been cracked and rendered wide open to intrusion by the U.S. government – at least. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170308March 08, 2017 WikiLeaks Dump: How to Prevent Yourself From Being Spied on

The CIA is allegedly using “weaponized” hacking tools to break into phones, televisions and other devices, according to documents released by WikiLeaks, once again raising major concerns about privacy.

2017/03 - March
170308March 08, 2017 'No big surprise' says security industry in response to CIA data breach

The CIA breach is being described as the biggest "since Snowden", and yet most in the security industry have expressed that the view that "spooks will be spooks". (Features comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170308March 08, 2017 WikiLeaks exposes apparent CIA spying secrets

WikiLeaks has published a huge trove - perhaps the biggest CIA leak - of what appear to be CIA spying secrets (the organisations’ hacking tools). (Features comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge).

2017/03 - March
170308March 08, 2017 Next WikiLeaks worry: the release of the code

The website claims they have several hundred million lines of code from the CIA's hacking arsenal that includes damaging information. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

 

2017/03 - March
170308March 08, 2017 Does WikiLeaks C.I.A. Dump Suggest Cybersecurity is Largely Futile?

Thus far, WikiLeaks has redacted the actual codes used in C.I.A. cyber attacks, citing a type of ethics review. But the fear is the organization could choose to release the powerful, weaponized exploits at any time. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170307March 07, 2017 Security Experts Weigh In On WikiLeaks 'Vault 7' Dump

WikiLeaks is at it again. The website unleashed thousands of documents today that it claims are from the CIA’s deep arsenal of hacking tools and practices. According to WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.(Features comments from Barracuda’s Slawek Ligier).

2017/03 - March
170307March 07, 2017 2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors

Features Barracuda Networks.

2017/03 - March
170307March 07, 2017 Security in digital transformation: Resilienter count

Article features comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge. 

2017/03 - March
170307March 07, 2017 IT Security Spending grows to Counter Advanced Threat Realities

Artcle features comments from Barracuda’s Anshuman Singh.

2017/03 - March
170307March 07, 2017 Cybercrime and IoT, the birth of a new Mafia?

Article features comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge.

2017/03 - March
170302March 02, 2017 2017 Channel Chiefs Details

Article features Barracuda’s Ezra Hookano.

2017/03 - March
170302March 02, 2017 2017 Channel Chiefs Details

Article Features Barracuda’s Neal Bradbury.

2017/03 - March
170301March 01, 2017 Top 25 Cloud Data Backup Enablers List for March 2017

The growth of the cloud backup industry, over the last one decade, has been dramatic. The market has witnessed the rise and fall of many start ups and stabilization of others. Interestingly, the companies that have gained a strong foothold in the industry are not all similar.

Barracuda makes the list.

2017/03 - March
170301March 01, 2017 Product Comparison: Backup And Recovery Software

We compare the certifications, pricing structures, and support of 10 business continuity solutions. (Features Barracuda Backup-Intronis MSP Edition).

2017/03 - March
170301March 01, 2017 One IP address, multiple SSL sites? Beating the great IPv4 squeeze

We're fresh out of IPv4 addresses. Getting hold of a subnet from your average ISP for hosting purposes is increasingly difficult and expensive, even the public cloud providers are getting stingy. While we wait for IPv6 to become usable, there are ways to stretch out the IPv4 space. (Mentions Barracuda NextGen Firewall as including commercial reverse proxy software).

2017/03 - March
170227February 27, 2017 DDoS Attacks Show the Need for IoT Vigilance

In the last few years we have seen several high-profile Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against political and financial targets. (Contributed by Barracuda’s Wieland Alge)

2017/02 - February
170227February 27, 2017 Barracuda gets top grades at Tech & Learning Annual Awards

The Tech & Learning Annual Awards of Excellence have wrapped up, and we are pleased to be among the winners. (Syndicated from the Barracuda Blog).

2017/02 - February
170224February 24, 2017 Why MSPs Need to Diversify Beyond BDR Services

MSPs who sell only basic managed services offerings comprising RMM, help desk and backup and disaster recovery (BDR) are becoming an endangered species. (Contributed by Barracuda’s Brian Babineau).

2017/02 - February
170223February 23, 2017 Barracuda Appoints Ingram Micro

Barracuda Networks Inc. signs up Ingram Micro as a distributor in ASEAN, as it focuses on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions. (With comments from Barracuda’s James Forbes-May).

2017/02 - February
170223February 23, 2017 Am I properly protected?

Austria, with comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge.

2017/02 - February
170217February 17, 2017 Balancing Digital Transformation with Security

With 2017 in full swing, it is hard to ignore the impact that digital transformation has on today's businesses. Across the globe, companies of all sizes are transforming their processes, workflows, and cultures in favor of digital interaction. (Contributed article by Barracuda’s Hatem Naguib)

2017/02 - February
170217February 17, 2017 Seasonal spam: the unwanted email gift that gives and takes

During the holiday season, like half term, fraudsters manipulate businesses and individuals by unleashing a deluge of spam emails - how to protect against this threat. (Contributed by Barracuda’s Wieland Alge)

2017/02 - February
170216February 16, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: 16 February 2017

Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, February 16, 2017. (Barracuda met with Channele2e at RSA stay tuned for a more in depth piece here on Joe Panettieri’s conversation with Barracuda’s Michael Hughes).

2017/02 - February
170216February 16, 2017 Shielding Against Ransomware Attacks

Barracuda Networks Inc. is releasing a platform refresh for its Barracuda Backup product portfolio of data protection solutions, designed to protect data for organisations facing increasing demands with limited sources. It also offers IT administrators the ability to more efficiently plan for and support future data growth.

2017/02 - February
170216February 16, 2017 Barracuda Appoints Ingram Micro as ASEAN Regional Distributor

Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, appoints Ingram Micro as a distributor in ASEAN. (Malaysia, with comments from Barracuda’s James Forbes-May).

2017/02 - February
170216February 16, 2017 Barracuda Appoints Ingram Micro as ASEAN Regional Distributor

Barracuda Networks, Inc, a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, appoints Ingram Micro as a distributor in ASEAN. (Malaysia, with comments from Barracuda’s James Forbes-May)

2017/02 - February
170215February 15, 2017 Ransomware attacks start to mutate: Meet ‘ranscam’

As the advancement of the Internet of Things exposes attack points for cyber threats and hackers adapt to the new cloud environments, cyber security is finding that it needs to be proactive in creating safer operational spaces for the enterprise. (Features comments from Barracuda’s Darius Goodall).

2017/02 - February
170215February 15, 2017 Barracuda Expands Storage Capacity and Performance for Barracuda Backup Solutions

The update of the Barracuda Spare Parts provides customers with more storage capacity, doubling the capacity of some models, achieving lower unit cost of bytes and providing more space for data expansion.

2017/02 - February
170215February 15, 2017 Ready for the cloud? Barracuda Simplifies the Transition

Cloud Ready program is designed for companies who purchase a Web Application Firewall or NextGen Firewall vendor: customers are offered ninety days free trial of the same solutions in AWS and Microsoft Azure environments. (Italy)

2017/02 - February
170214February 14, 2017 Ransomware: could dentists and GPs be the next victims?

Ransomware is continuing to wreak havoc across the world, confirming its place as the number one security concern for organisations. (With comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge) 

2017/02 - February
170208February 08, 2017 Barracuda Announces “Cloud Ready” Program

Barracuda Networks, provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has announced its new "Cloud Ready" program, which allows organizations to extend or migrate their applications and workloads easily and securely into cloud environments.

2017/02 - February
170207February 07, 2017 IT Security Spending grows to Counter Advanced Threat Realities

Money funded on IT security systems is definitely no guarantee of a full proof security but going by what trends say, it is surely occupying a major and important chunk of budget allocation and rightly so. A new IT security spending forecast from International Data Corp (IDC) suggests some staggering numbers. (Article contributed by Barracuda’s Anshuman Singh, Director Product Management) 

2017/02 - February
170207February 07, 2017 Top 25 Cloud Backup Enablers List for February 2017 – Backup Review

The growth of the cloud backup industry over the last one decade has been dramatic. The market has witnessed the rise and fall of many start-ups and stabilization of others. Interestingly, the companies that have gained a strong foothold in the industry are not all similar.

2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 Barracuda boosts customer cloud transitions with “cloud ready” program; expands storage capacity and performance for backup solutions

Barracuda announced Monday its new “Cloud Ready” program designed to help organizations securely extend their workloads and applications into cloud environments.

2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 Barracuda Networks Riding Record Microsoft Migration, Initiated At Buy

Security vendor Barracuda Networks (CUDA) is riding the "largest migration of applications in the history of IT," Microsoft's (MSFT) move to cloud delivery of its key Office 365, and the market is undervaluing that opportunity, Needham & Co. said Monday in initiating coverage on Barracuda with a buy rating.

2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 The new weapon of hackers? The curriculum in emails
Now you can not even trust the e-mail with the curriculum. After the messages written in Aramaic with amazing offers from people loans unlikely or unbelievable and unexpected victories in lotteries that do not even exist, hackers have found another bait to carry out cyber attacks and penetrate the systems of the poor unfortunates. (Italy)
2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 New Barracuda Backup Provides Customers a Critical Layer of Defence Against Targeted Ransomware Attacks

Barracuda Networks, Inc.  a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, announces a platform refresh for its Barracuda Backup product portfolio of data protection solutions. (Article features comments from Barracuda’s Thiban Dharmalingam, Regional Manager Malaysia)

2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 The threat of the month: the analysis of Barracuda
The Barracuda experts launch Threat Spotlight, a new section of the company's blog that analyzes in detail a threat a month to offer advice to companies on how to protect themselves from attacks. (Italy)
2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 Barracuda Launches Free “Cloud Ready” AWS, Azure Customer Trials

Barracuda Networks has launched a free cloud services trial program for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The “Cloud Ready” program works like this: With each new Barracuda NextGen Firewall or Barracuda Web Application Firewall – including both physical and virtual deployments – Barracuda provides a cloud license for the same solution in AWS or Azure for up to 90 days.

2017/02 - February
170206February 06, 2017 Barracuda Accelerates Customer Cloud Transitions with New ‘Cloud Ready’ Program

Barracuda Networks has introduced its “Cloud Ready” program designed to help organizations securely extend their workloads and applications into cloud environments.

2017/02 - February
170203February 03, 2017 cyber attacks, eye to CV arriving by email

Simple, with a known size and often credible, a Curriculum Vitae arrived by mail can become a dangerous lure to finalize cyber attacks. (Italy)

2017/02 - February
170203February 03, 2017 It revealed the biggest attack on the Polish banking sector

Malicious software, which had found in their networks - for employee computers and servers - several banks operating in Poland allowed unknown perpetrators stealing data. (Poland, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge) 

2017/02 - February
170202February 02, 2017 Groundhog Day: IT security habits to repeat and retire

Most of us are familiar with the film, or at least the phrase, Groundhog Day – made popular by the cult film starring Bill Murray. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge) 

2017/02 - February
170202February 02, 2017 Barracuda refreshes its entire lineup of backup appliances

Memory, performance and capacity have been increased, with capacity on the physical models going up from 100 per cent in the entry level appliances, to between 15-30 per cent in the high end ones.

2017/02 - February
170202February 02, 2017 Barracuda Championship Partners with ZoomAway to Offer New Ticketing Options

This year's annual Barracuda Championship will return July 31 - Aug. 6 with a new ticketing platform thanks to a partnership with ZoomAway Inc. a Nevada based subsidiary of ZoomAway Travel Inc.

2017/02 - February
170201February 01, 2017 Barracuda simplifies firewall for AWS' Malaysian customers

Several updates aimed at simplifying web application security for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers in Malaysia have been recently unveiled by cloud-connected security and storage provider Barracuda Networks (Barracuda). (Malaysia, featuring comments from Barracuda Regional Manager, Thiban Darmalingam)

2017/02 - February
170201February 01, 2017 10 Ways to Stay Safe Against Ransomware and Other Advanced Threats

The connection between IT security and data protection has never been as tight as it should be inside most organizations. In a perfect scenario, the identification of a probable security threat would initiate a series of backups to ensure there is no data loss or breach in data security in. (Contributed article by Barracuda’s Hatem Naguib)

2017/02 - February
170201February 01, 2017 Top 100 Cloud Backup Companies for February 2017

"The top 100 online backup companies are grouped into 4 categories..."

2017/02 - February
170131January 31, 2017 Signing Day is no longer just the fax; Florida gives its machine a Twitter handle

It’s time for colleges around the nation to dust off the fax machine with National Signing Day set for Wednesday.

2017/01 - January
170131January 31, 2017 Has MSP-centric Networking Finally Arrived?

Datto’s buyout of Open Mesh and launch of Datto Networking — both confirmed this morning — arrive at a key time for MSPs and the IT vendor community. Amid the cloud and mobile booms, small businesses are seeking “anywhere, anytime” connectivity to their data assets.

2017/01 - January
170128January 28, 2017 The times of hesitant treatment of safety issues are over

Never was data protection as valuable as today. Could you think, if one thinks of the cyber attacks of the last year. But only the media highlights were in the limelight. In fact, attacks on the data can affect any and all companies at any time. A comment by Wieland Alge, Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Barracuda Networks.

2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 Data Protection Day 2017: Top tips from industry experts

Data privacy and protection is a compelling issue. Just last week, WhatsApp came under fire over a supposed ‘backdoor’ that could potentially be used to siphon supposedly confidential communications. (With comments from Wieland Alge, Barracuda EMEA GM & VP).

2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 Trump Clings to Personal Phone Despite Security Risks

President Donald J. Trump has continued to use his personal Android smartphone despite security concerns, The New York Times reported Wednesday. (Featuring comments from Barracuda’s VP of Engineering, Slawek Ligier) 

2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 Azure partners benefit from Microsoft cloud growth
2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 Humanitas DMH chooses Barracuda NextGen Firewall F on Microsoft Azure Express Route
"Barracuda has made technological innovation at Humanitas DMH possible. Without the Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series we were not moved to Azure. We wanted to have an emergency plan for the connections and security, and Barracuda has changed the way we look at IT architecture, "said Kevin Feenstra, ICT manager Humanitas DMH.
2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 European Day for the Protection of Personal Data - the stakes for the company

The European Day for the Protection of Personal Data will take place on 28 January. Set up by the Council of Europe, this day aims to make European citizens aware of the importance of protecting their data. (France, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge)  

 

2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 Web applications say goodbye to vulnerabilities with Barracuda
The new Vulnerability Remediation Service simplifies application protection in the cloud and hybrid environments via Web Application Firewall, making it automatic is the elimination of vulnerabilities, both compliance with security policies. (Italy)
2017/01 - January
170127January 27, 2017 How to keep data safe on Data Protection Day: From cyber insurance and GDPR, to cloud and encryption

Procrastinating in the cloud? Relying on cyber insurance? On Data Protection Day you should look into your data security processes and reevaluate how you are protecting the hot commodity that is data. (With comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge)

 

2017/01 - January
170126January 26, 2017 Toss your day job. Start a backup company. Sorted

Barracuda's BJ on cloud... and Reg man on that sweet, sweet data protection honey. (Interview with BJ Jenkins, Barracuda CEO)

2017/01 - January
170126January 26, 2017 Protect Yourself From Seasonal Spam

Holidays and other notable events bring out the spammers like ants at a picnic. Security companies and IT departments consistently report a large increase in malicious email during shopping seasons like Christmas or important world events like the Brexit vote last year. (Contributed article by Slawek Ligier, Barracuda VP Engineering)

2017/01 - January
170126January 26, 2017 Intronis Launches Virtual and Cloud Editions of Its Subscription-Priced Firewall

The new offerings share a common architecture and management interface with the on-premises firewall appliance that the Barracuda Networks division shipped last June.

2017/01 - January
170126January 26, 2017 Barracuda launches Vulnerability Remediation Service
The new service simplifies application protection in the cloud and hybrid environments.
2017/01 - January
170126January 26, 2017 How partners can expand their security portfolio
Blackmail attacks, DDoS attacks and identity theft are among the biggest current threats to businesses. Industry experts explain what channel partners need to do to remain successful in the era of Ransomware and targeted attacks. (Germany, featuring comments from Barracuda’s Wieland Alge)  
2017/01 - January
170125January 25, 2017 Securing Cloud Environments: Why MSPs Must Act Now

According to IDG’s Enterprise Cloud Computing Survey, 2016, 70 percent of all organizations now have at least one application in the cloud. The survey predicts that by 2018, less than half of all applications and platforms will preside on premises. Additionally, an average of 28 percent of survey respondents’ IT budgets are dedicated to cloud computing this year. (Contributed article by Brian Babineau GM, Intronis MSP Solutions, for Barracuda Networks).

2017/01 - January
170124January 24, 2017 Agrifirm has a grip on IT with Barracuda in Azure

Agricultural cooperative Agrifirm had minimal control over its business applications to deal with different business models and data, and a high risk of losing data. Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series and Web Application Firewalls through the Microsoft Azure cloud platform Agrifirm can realize significant improvements in the IT environment, productivity and security.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda Introduces Virtual and Public Cloud Firewalls for MSPs

Offering greater flexibility and scale, the new deployment options help MSPs protect on-premises virtualized environments or provide secure and reliable connectivity for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud Platform public cloud deployments.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda Networks presents the most important trends in IT security in 2017

Poland, article features comments from Wieland Alge, Barracuda EMEA GM & VP.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda provides new security options for MSPs

Managed service providers (MSPs) have new security options to protect their virtual and public cloud environments.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda Introduces 2 New Virtual Firewalls

MSP-focused security provider Barracuda Networks announced on Monday virtual and public cloud versions of its Barracuda NextGen Firewall – Intronis MSP Edition. The offerings are sold in a subscription model and can be used to protect customer VMware, Citrix XenServer, KVM and Hyper-V private clouds and workloads hosted offsite in Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda Introduces Virtual And Public Cloud Firewalls For MSPs

Offering greater flexibility and scale, the new deployment options help MSPs protect on-premise virtualized environments or provide secure and reliable connectivity for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud Platform public cloud deployments.

2017/01 - January
170123January 23, 2017 Barracuda adds virtual and public cloud firewalls for MSPs

Barracuda thinks that adding these other MSP firewall options will let MSPs create strong services packages with high appeal to customers.

2017/01 - January
170120January 20, 2017 The crystal ball: the most important trends in 2017

Poland, Article features comments from Wieland Alge, Barracuda EMEA GM & VP.

2017/01 - January
170120January 20, 2017 Barracuda Networks Brings DevOps Processes to IT Security

As IT evolves, the entire way security is approached is starting to fundamentally change. Instead of thinking in term of securing perimeters, savvy IT organizations now think in terms of securing application workloads. (featuring comments from Barracuda’s Nitzan Miron, ‎vice president of product management for application security services)

2017/01 - January
170120January 20, 2017 New options to evolve your data backup and recovery plan

The server backup market first evolved to protect VMs, but now it's undergoing another transformation. Find out how it's evolved and what you need to know for the future. (Mentions Barracuda as a vendor creating backup appliances with built-in integration to an off-site cloud, particularly helpful for small- and medium-sized businesses).

2017/01 - January
170119January 19, 2017 Barracuda automates web application vulnerability remediation, security policy enforcement

Barracuda announced Wednesday its new Vulnerability Remediation Service, a cloud-based solution that makes it easier for organizations of any size to deploy comprehensive web application security with minimal administrative overhead.

2017/01 - January
170119January 19, 2017 What Security Service Providers Should Consider

Article features comments from Wieland Alge, Barracuda EMEA GM & VP.

2017/01 - January
170119January 19, 2017 Automating Web Application Vulnerability Remediation

Barracuda has launched its new Vulnerability Remediation Service, expanding its award-winning Web Application Firewall product line and further simplifying the way web application security is deployed and managed.

2017/01 - January
170119January 19, 2017 Barracuda Automates Web Application Vulnerability Remediation and Security Policy Enforcement

Barracuda made a security announcement this week, reporting the launch of a new Vulnerability Remediation Service to address application security in cloud and hybrid environments. 

2017/01 - January