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140421April 21, 2014 Products of the week 4.21.14

Barracuda Load Balancer ADC model 540 is designed for today’s high-traffic data centers, the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is a high-performance application delivery controller that combines application acceleration, availability, and control with advanced security capabilities.

2014/04 - April
140418April 18, 2014 Barracuda Adds Certifications

Barracuda Backup eliminates the cumbersome multi-vendor approach and includes an appliance, all the software, backup agents, and redundant offsite replication to simplify the backup process. Barracuda's source-based and global deduplication reduces the space needed for storage, along with backup and replication windows. Barracuda Backup protects environments ranging from 500GB - 100TB at a single location, while offering an interface that supports multi-site deployments.

2014/04 - April
140417April 17, 2014 Eight business-class alternatives to Dropbox

This relatively new service is backed by Barracuda, a company best known for its enterprise security and spam-filtering appliances and services. A personal Copy account provides 15 GB of storage, with no limits on the size of individual files; paid storage upgrades to 250 or 500 GB are available.

2014/04 - April
140416April 16, 2014 The evolution of technology platforms – what does this mean for businesses?

According to a recent survey by Freeform Dynamics (commissioned by Barracuda Networks) businesses feel that remote workers will bring with them many threats and difficulties. 64 percent of businesses feel that these mobile workers, are increasing the level of challenge associated with application access security, or have already. Additionally, 43 percent of businesses think that employees connecting remotely cause a very high or high security threat.

2014/04 - April
140411April 11, 2014 44% Of Twitter Accounts Have Never Sent A Tweet

Various reports over the last several years have found similar “ghost accounts” scattered throughout Twitter. The company for its part has deleted millions of spam riddled accounts that targeted active users.

A study published in November, 2013 by Jason Ding, a research scientist at Barracuda Labs, found that”at least 10 percent, maybe more” of all Twitter accounts are fake.

2014/04 - April
140409April 09, 2014 Redefining network security

Security emerged as a clear concern with changing access patterns, a range of external threats, escalating costs and the unintended consequences of virtualisation, which are all hampering the management of its management.

2014/04 - April
140409April 09, 2014 Barracuda Leads Integrated Systems for Purpose-Built Backup Appliances in Volume

Customers continue to select Barracuda's end-to-end backup solution for its integration into existing infrastructures. The company provides customers with features like offsite vaulting, which removes monthly and yearly revisions from the local appliance and stores them offsite, extending the life of local appliances. 

2014/04 - April
140408April 08, 2014 Barracuda qualifies to protect Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

The Barracuda Spam Firewall brings security capabilities to customers who are migrating their email infrastructure to the AWS cloud. Barracuda also offers guest machine protection for Red Hat Enterprise Linux guest instances running on RHEL KVM, RHEV, Hyper-V or Vmware-based hypervisors, and support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Hyper-V and VMware at the host level.

2014/04 - April
140403April 03, 2014 Stop the Spam on Amazon Web Services

The service is available as a subscription on an hourly basis or in "Bring Your Own License" (BYOL) by purchasing licenses from channel partners Barracuda. ​​subscription for a year allows you to also use the application to AWS; International prices will vary by country.

2014/04 - April
140402April 02, 2014 Searching For Malware Through The Looking Glass

Each week, the Threatglass.com web service will analyse millions of websites including Alexa’s top 25,000 websites, including social feeds and suspicious websites that have been identified via Barracuda’s over 150,000 customer network.

2014/04 - April
140402April 02, 2014 Barracuda goes live with cloud storage in Australia

Barracuda Networks has gone live with its Australian cloud storage for Barracuda Backup customers. Based in Sydney, the new data centre will support Barracuda customers Australia-wide using Barracuda Backup’s secure, scalable and redundant cloud-enabled solution.

2014/04 - April
140402April 02, 2014 The wholesale Westcon improves its security offering with Barracuda

"We reached this agreement with Barracuda Networks to help our channel in selling security and storage solutions, currently in draft strategic customer areas. This plays a role using technologies such as virtualization or cloud, which significantly reduce the investment without sacrificing the performance and power, "says Borja Moreno, general manager of Westcon. 

2014/04 - April
140331March 31, 2014 Products of the week 3.31.14

Barracuda Spam Firewall on AWS brings best-of-breed spam and virus blocking, data protection, DoS prevention, email continuity, encryption, and policy management to customers migrating their email infrastructure to the AWS cloud.

2014/03 - March
140331March 31, 2014 Barracuda expands Copy file sync & share service for businesses

A new UI and admin page provides for Intuitive design which helps administrators and users more easily navigate within Copy. In addition, new client apps for iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices make accessing data on the go simple and efficient.

2014/03 - March
140328March 28, 2014 Barracuda to bring anti-spam solution to AWS marketplace

As new email security threats emerge, the Barracuda Spam Firewall is updated automatically through Barracuda's subscription services with new capabilities for long-term protection.

2014/03 - March
140327March 27, 2014 Barracuda Releases Spam Firewall on Amazon

For partners, it's another good opportunity to bring security in the cloud to their customers and ensure that cloud applications and data are protected against some of the most common forms of malware.

2014/03 - March
140326March 26, 2014 Barracuda analytics expose the anatomy of a malware attack

The Threatglass site already has data on more than 10,000 infected sites, with discussion forums intended to get security experts sharing their thoughts on recent exploits. Around a dozen new sites are added to the database every day, in Australia and around the world – turning Threatglass into a living exhibit of malware's ravages.

2014/03 - March
140326March 26, 2014 Barracuda takes its anti-spam offering to AWS Marketplace

"As more organizations look to migrate applications and infrastructures to the cloud, we've seen significant interest in our security technologies available today in AWS Marketplace," said Blair Hankins, VP Engineering, Barracuda. "Making the Barracuda Spam Firewall available on AWS is the next step in expanding the Barracuda security suite into the cloud, complementing our network security and web application security offerings available today as well."

2014/03 - March
140326March 26, 2014 Review: Barracuda Web Filter 410 Covers All Security Bases

Now, more than ever, fully customizable network security solutions are required — and the Barracuda Web Filter 410 delivers, offering a full suite of reporting tools that can tell IT staff who’s gone where and done what. The appliance also integrates with browsers’ safe-search functions, which guarantee that any questionable thumbnail images that might appear in students’ search results don’t violate established usage policies.

2014/03 - March
140324March 24, 2014 Products of the week 3.24.14

Threatglass an online tool allowing users to graphically browse websites infections by viewing screenshots, as well as analyzing network characteristics such as host relationships and packet captures.

2014/03 - March
140321March 21, 2014 Barracuda’s Threatglass Takes on Malicious Web Sites

Flexing its strong virtualization muscles, Threatglass is an automated system that offers up Pinterest-like screenshots of Web sites at every stage of infection, performing analyses on millions of sites each week and cataloguing, to date, more than 10,000 live Web-based malware attacks – and counting.

2014/03 - March
140321March 21, 2014 A new way to study malware

Barracuda Labs’ malware detection engines have discovered numerous infections in high-profile websites. In the last few months, Barracuda Labs published those findings for Cracked.com, Php.net and Hasbro.com. Those examples and thousands of other infected websites now are visible through Threatglass.

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Barracuda Launches Web-Based Malware Analysis Tool Threatglass

The frontend of Threatglass looks sort of like Pinterest. Users can browse website infections dating back to September 2011. They can view graphs for historical trends and other data. In addition to a screenshot showing what the browser looks like when a certain website is visited, the tool also provides detailed information of what’s happening in the background. 

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Online tool for browsing and analyzing web-based malware

Barracuda Networks launched Threatglass, an online tool for sharing, browsing and analyzing web-based malware. It allows users to graphically browse website infections by viewing screenshots of the stages of infection, as well as by analyzing network characteristics such as host relationships and packet captures.

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Barracuda Networks launches extensive malware catalogue

On top of the screen shots of the infections, Threatglass also lays on other visual and textual representations of network traffic that includes DNS, HTTP, and netflow, and so far the system has already catalogued 10,000 malware attacks, a number that grows by the day.

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 THREATGLASS TOOL GIVES DEEP LOOK INSIDE COMPROMISED SITES

Barracuda has been using its technology to scan millions of Web sites every week, looking for malicious activity on legitimate sites. Typically, the tools scan the Alexa top 25,000 sites, along with other suspicious sites.

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Barracuda Networks Launches Threatglass for Insight into Compromised Sites

Barracuda Labs’ malware detection engines have discovered numerous high-profile infections in the last few months and have published findings on Cracked.com, Php.net and Hasbro.com. Those examples and thousands of other infected websites now are visible through Threatglass, according to the company.

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Barracuda Labs' Threatglass Gives a Face to Global Malware Infections

"Packet capture is something no-one else is going. This is a library of what attacks look like", Dr. Paul Judge, chief research officer and vice president of Barracuda, told Infosecurity."We developed the tool for ourselves, and then turned it into a tool for the information security community." 

2014/03 - March
140318March 18, 2014 Barracuda Networks Threatglass aims to study malicious websites

In a time of continued cyber threats, the Barracuda Threatglass resource will prove to be an interesting place to view infection incident reports. Visitors have the ability to view the most recent group of compromised sites, and screenshots are hidden until users choose to view them.

2014/03 - March
140304March 04, 2014 Granular control tightens corporate file-sharing as Copy passes 3m users

Businesses are warming to data-management features that allow them to separate business-related data from individual users' personal data, Barracuda Networks has reported as it gears up to bring its Copy secure file-sharing service to its Australian data centre later this year.

2014/03 - March
140303March 03, 2014 Products of the week 3.03.14

The Barracuda Firewall enables organizations to deploy sophisticated multi-zone network architecture, and its centralized-management capabilities ensure scalable and fault tolerant network infrastructure without the management overhead.

2014/03 - March
140303March 03, 2014 RSAC 2014: Interview with Barracuda Networks CEO William “BJ” Jenkins

While other industry analysts and cloud providers are pushing IT departments to embrace the cloud, Barracuda Networks prides itself on offering a menu of security solutions aimed at customer needs that include both on-premise and off-premise solutions.

2014/03 - March
140228February 28, 2014 Barracuda's Copy File Sync & Share Services for Businesses

Copy integrates enterprise requirements like user and group management by adding controls for securing proprietary company data, and provides:  Added Security - Administrators can use policy-based control to allow or revoke users' ability to access and share files or to join shares outside of the company. 

2014/02 - February
140226February 26, 2014 DDoS Update: Credit Unions in the Crosshairs

Credit unions, especially smaller ones, may also face special threats from criminals, said Oliver Wai, a senior product manager at networking and security company Barracuda Networks: “larger financial institutions may be targeted by hacktivists or global players, smaller financial institutions and credit unions will be targeted more by criminal gangs and more often than not being victims of opportunity rather than specifically targeted. Criminals follow the money and focus on loosely defended targets, which make smaller financial institutions and credit unions likely targets for the foreseeable future.”

2014/02 - February
140226February 26, 2014 Sign Of The Times: Digital Document Signing Is Finally Easy (And Free)

“We saw a gap in the market. We wanted to make it really, really easy and build something that would look great on mobile devices. None of the major players were making anything on mobile at that time.” Mobile ease was his first advantage, but Chris says that with the acquisition by Barracuda, YouSign has also been much more focused on security.

2014/02 - February
140225February 25, 2014 2014 Channel Chiefs

This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

2014/02 - February
140225February 25, 2014 2014 Channel Chiefs: 20 To Watch

The 20 Channel Chiefs To Watch In 2014 list recognizes an elite subset of these channel executives who are poised to make their mark on their channel organizations and on the industry at large this year.

2014/02 - February
140225February 25, 2014 Security Dominates Talks at RSA Conference

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman recaps the RSA conference in San Francisco.

2014/02 - February
140225February 25, 2014 Securing Network Architecture

Although the growth of cloud-based data centers offers opportunities to more rapidly deploy applications, it also raises new security issues, says Steve Pao, senior vice president at Barracuda Networks.

2014/02 - February
140221February 21, 2014 Barracuda Cranks Up Copy

The Copy updates include security features such as policy-based administrative control and a federated storage area. Other improvements include a streamlined UI and admin page with simplified account setup along with new client apps for iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices. Barracuda’s Copy has also been integrated with a number of partner apps including eSignature tool SignNow, collaboration and communications platform Redbooth, and e-mail archiver Kloudless.

2014/02 - February
140220February 20, 2014 Barracuda Networks says NG Firewall now available on Windows Azure

"Customers are increasingly looking to move their applications to the cloud, and Windows Azure provides a robust cloud infrastructure platform for them to do so," said Yossi Dahan, Solidsoft Principle Consultant, in a press statement. "The Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NG Firewall solutions provide complementary application security and secure remote access capabilities that augment Windows Azure."

2014/02 - February
140219February 19, 2014 Barracuda Upgrades Copy With Security and Collaboration Features

Barracuda Networks has announced a number of new features, updates, and integrations to its file sync and share platform, Copy, their solution to simplifying the way organizations collaborate and work, from anywhere or any device. Copy, which was designed for both consumers and businesses in order to provide a more robust and feature-rich option, brings powerful capabilities and control to users and administrators to safely access, sign ,and share critical business data.

2014/02 - February
140218February 18, 2014 Barracuda tightens up file-sharing platform with new Copy updates

The revised Copy services now lets administrators use policy-based controls to allow or revoke users' rights to access and share files or join shares out of the company. Using federated storage areas, users can also access personal and company information from a single Copy account.

2014/02 - February
140218February 18, 2014 Barracuda's Copy Storage Cloud Updates Get Enterprising

"The new functionality and our Copy integrations with SignNow, Mover, Redbooth and Kloudless are great examples of Barracuda and our partners putting that security and convenience right in our customers' hands," added Mathews. Using SignNow's e-signature technology in conjunction with Redbooth, a collaboration and sharing platform, enables users to streaming approvals and forms collection, according to Barracuda.

2014/02 - February
140218February 18, 2014 Barracuda Networks adds new features to Copy file sync and share platform

The latest release of Copy includes several integrations with cloud applications that expand the Copy footprint and help improve collaboration and workflow automation for businesses, including: Copy integration with SignNow, a mobile eSignature platform, allows users to electronically sign and share documents in a single location.

2014/02 - February
140213February 13, 2014 Data growth guiding businesses to Cloud: Barracuda Networks

As data continues to grow, Barracuda Networks expects this to continue driving traditional usage of in-house file sharing toward the Cloud. A/NZ country manager at the networking vendor, Mike Romans, said many observers had dubbed this the “era of personal Cloud” and it will extend to business over time.

2014/02 - February
140213February 13, 2014 Limits of the human brain

The technology behind network security is evolving all the time, with years of enhancements and continuous intelligence added to security technologies such as firewalls. 

2014/02 - February
140212February 12, 2014 Locking Down E-Mail With Security Services

When an e-mail server is replaced by a cloud service, it no longer makes sense to attempt to do security at the perimeter, but companies still need the additional security, says Paul Judge, chief research officer and vice president at security firm Barracuda Networks.

2014/02 - February
140212February 12, 2014 Has Linux Conquered the Cloud?

Several factors are making Linux the go-to cloud OS, added Stephen Pao, general manager for security business at Barracuda Networks. Three factors are pushing Linux to prominence in the cloud: no licensing issues on a per unit or per core basis; easy hardening of Linux to make very secure systems; the fact that Linux is a platform of choice for virtual appliances, he told LinuxInsider. "Linux allows you to cloud-scale your public cloud just the way you want."

 

2014/02 - February
140210February 10, 2014 Barracuda Backup Server 390 review

For total data protection, businesses must consider on-site, off-site and cloud backup strategies, but the more complex these become the more difficult they are to manage. Barracuda's Backup Server appliances are designed to deal with the whole process, including site-to-site replication and cloud backup, from a single web portal.

2014/02 - February
140210February 10, 2014 Colleges Take a Sophisticated Approach to Web Filtering

While some colleges and universities may deploy web filtering to block internal users from accessing certain content or websites, more and more higher ed institutions are turning to increasingly sophisticated web filtering to handle a wide variety of external security threats, particularly with the advent of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs.

2014/02 - February
140210February 10, 2014 How storage resellers are escaping the commodity trap

Mike Romans, Australia & New Zealand country manager, Barracuda Networks, says companies need to differentiate by offering higher-level capabilities around the management software for that storage. 

2014/02 - February
140204February 04, 2014 CHROME WEB STORE BESET BY SPAMMY EXTENSIONS

According to a Barracuda Labs report, the extensions can be found in the official Chrome Web Store. They advertise themselves and operate as games but also require permission to access “your data on all websites,” so that they can inject advertisements into the user’s browser on any website that person visits. All of the allegedly spammy extensions are registered to the same developer organization: www.konplayer[.]com.

2014/02 - February
140204February 04, 2014 Experts Identify 12 Rogue Chrome Extensions Installed by 180,000 Users

Security researchers from Barracuda Labs have been monitoring rogue Chrome extensions since October 2012. A new spam campaign they’ve been observing over the past few weeks involves a total of 12 Chrome extensions designed to inject ads on 44 popular sites.

2014/02 - February
140204February 04, 2014 More than 180K Chrome users have installed ad-injecting extensions

More than 180,000 Google Chrome users have installed at least one of a dozen ad-injecting extensions that are serving up spam on 44 different websites, according to findings by the threat and research analysis team with Barracuda Labs.

2014/02 - February
140204February 04, 2014 UCLA Football to Offer Electronic NLIs During National Signing Day

"Once the NCAA approved electronic signatures for NLIs, it was an easy decision to partner with SignNow on this project," explained UCLA Associate Athletic Director for Compliance Matt Elliott. "The technology provides accurate time stamps and ensures that we receive the signed contracts as soon as they are executed."

2014/02 - February
140131January 31, 2014 Barracuda extends NG Firewall model range

“The new Barracuda NG Firewall F280 model provides the powerful next-generation firewall capabilities of our Barracuda NG Firewall, and has been designed to run at branch offices,” said Klaus Gheri, VP Network Security, Barracuda. 

2014/01 - January
140130January 30, 2014 Barracuda Networks Identifies Rogue SignNow Version in the App Store

Experts found that the rogue application had the same codebase. It was initially uploaded to the App store by a different developer, Tektrify, under the name “SignPDF” on December 9, 2013. After making some minor iOS 7 tweaks, the program was re-uploaded on January 7, 2014 under the name SignNow by GameStruct.

2014/01 - January
140128January 28, 2014 Hasbro.com Hacked, Serves Malware

"Given the frequency with which Hasbro’s website has recently served drive-by downloads, Barracuda Labs recommends that users refrain from visiting the site until its operators have confirmed it is again safe," Royal wrote.

2014/01 - January
140128January 28, 2014 Hasbro, Cracked Still Owned; Providing Zombies for Botnets?

Like Cracked, Hasbro is a popular website that, based on traffic analysis from Alexa.com from 2013, gets upwards of 215,000 daily visitors. Barracuda estimates that given current Java installations and patching levels, the site could potentially be infecting up to 20,000 visitors a day. 

2014/01 - January
140128January 28, 2014 Sad Toy Story: Hasbro Site Compromised

Users who visited the site on January 10, 11, 14 and 20 are likely to have had their computers infected, so they should scan their machine with one of the AV solutions that detect the malware in question.

2014/01 - January
140127January 27, 2014 Hasbro’s website compromised, serves malware

According to Barracuda Labs researchers, the site was not compromised via malicious ads as it's often the case, but directly, and it would lead visitors via a chain of redirects to a website hosting Java exploits.

2014/01 - January
140127January 27, 2014 Hasbro.com serving malware to visitors

Researchers at Barracuda Labs have discovered drive-by attacks originating from Hasbro, which started earlier this month. Snapshots of the malicious activity show payload deliveries on January 10th, 11th, 14th, and 20th. However, the researchers note that the campaign is ongoing. The attack uses HTTPS to obfuscate the redirection, making it hard for desktop security offerings to detect the attack, and leaving the user clueless as to what's happening.

2014/01 - January
140127January 27, 2014 Hasbro website served malware to visitors

Throughout this month, Hasbro.com, an online retailer for children's toys and board games, has infected users via drive-by download. Researchers at Barracuda Labs discovered that the website served up malware to visitors computers as recently as last Monday.

2014/01 - January
140127January 27, 2014 TOY MAKER HASBRO’S SITE SERVING DRIVE-BY DOWNLOAD ATTACKS

Hasbro.com, a leading toy and game distributor in the United States, is infected and serving malware to visitors of the site. Researchers at Barracuda Networks said the site remained infected as of this morning and Hasbro has not responded to an email from the security firm disclosing the issue.

2014/01 - January
140121January 21, 2014 52% of companies are struggling with device and data explosion, study reveals

About 52 percent of small and medium and large companies said managing application performance, security is an increasing problem due to an increasingly complex environment  fuelled by an explosion of data and devices, according to a Freeform Dynamics survey on behalf of cloud security and storage systems firm Barracuda Networks. 

2014/01 - January
140120January 20, 2014 Products of the week 1.20.14 (Barracuda NG Firewall F280)

The Barracuda NG Firewall F280 brings next-generation firewall capabilities and full gigabit Ethernet throughput to branch offices and remote locations for distributed organizations requiring next-generation firewall capabilities at smaller locations.

2014/01 - January
140120January 20, 2014 Barracuda extends NG Firewall range with F280 desktop appliance

The Barracuda NG Firewall is an enterprise-grade network firewall that combines comprehensive, next-generation firewall capabilities - based on application visibility and user-identity awareness - with optimal efficiency and throughput.

2014/01 - January
140117January 17, 2014 Humor Website Cracked.com Serves Malware, Again

According to Barracuda Labs, those who visit the homepage of Cracked.com are taken, via a number of redirects, to a page set up to serve malware by exploiting vulnerabilities in the web browser and the Java web plugin.

2014/01 - January
140117January 17, 2014 Cracked.com Hacked Again

"In this case, malicious content originated directly from the Cracked.com Web site, and it is unlikely that the user would have noticed anything unusual while their system was attacked. ... No ad networks were involved, which means that some kind of direct Web site compromise occurred," Barracuda Labs researcher Paul Royal wrote in a blog post describing the breach.

2014/01 - January
140117January 17, 2014 Visitors to Cracked website hit with Malware attack
According Barracuda Labs report, the attack doesn't involve any ad network.  It means attackers managed to compromise the main website itself. The visitors to website are redirected to a page hosting exploit pack that take advantage of vulnerability in the visitors' system to serve malicious software.
2014/01 - January
140117January 17, 2014 Barracuda Networks NG Firewall F280, for office mobile users

"The new Barracuda NG Firewall F280 model provides the power next-generation firewall capabilities of our Barracuda NG Firewall, and has been designed to run at branch offices," said Klaus Gheri, Barracuda VP of Network Security, in a statement. "In combination with the Barracuda Control Center, administrators can centrally manage the devices - setting policies once and running them everywhere, making it a great solution for distributed organizations requiring next-generation firewall capabilities at smaller locations."

2014/01 - January
140115January 15, 2014 Barracuda Networks Launches Barracuda NG Firewall F280

Barracuda NG Firewall F280 comes with all the security features integrated into the latest Barracuda NG Firewall software version 5.4.2, including intrusion prevention systems, malware protection, SSL interception and application detection. 

2014/01 - January
140114January 14, 2014 School District 157-C to provide $300,000 in tax relief to community

Director of Technology, Jake Nelson, reported that a number of technology upgrades and projects were recently completed. These included setup of the new Xerox machines, upgrading the PowerSchool student information system to version 7.10.0, installing the new Barracuda web filter and running control updates on a large percentage of the machines in the district. These efforts support the district’s Strategic Plan goals for technology.

2014/01 - January
140113January 13, 2014 Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Timely, Copy, AppDeals

Copy is Barracuda Network’s Dropbox alternative, offering free storage for new accounts.

2014/01 - January
140110January 10, 2014 Barracuda Networks unveils Backup-as-a-Service

Barracuda Networks announced its new Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) offering, which allows Barracuda Backup 190 and 390 to be purchased as an annual service that includes an appliance, Energize Updates, Instant Replacement and Unlimited Cloud storage.

2014/01 - January
140110January 10, 2014 Barracuda Launching Backup-as-a-Service

The BaaS addition to Backup 190 and 390 provides additional flexibility for customers looking for an integrated backup solution at an affordable price. Barracuda was recently recognized for its market share in the report Gartner Competitive Landscape: Backup and Recovery Appliances for Open Systems, Worldwide, 2013.

2014/01 - January
140110January 10, 2014 Barracuda announces BaaS - Backup as a Service - range of boxen

Rod Mathews, Barracuda's general manager for storage, said: “Barracuda Backup is simple to deploy and manage and offers an “unlimited” cloud storage option, making it representative of what organisations need for backup modernisation in today’s environments.”

2014/01 - January
140109January 09, 2014 Barracuda Announces New Backup-as-a-Service Offering

“Purchasing Backup-as-a-Service is a simple and more cost-effective way for customers to meet their backup needs,” noted Rod Mathews, general manager of Barracuda’s Storage Business. “The BaaS program provides customers additional flexibility to purchase Barracuda Backup in the way that better suits their needs, from either their operational or capital budgets.”

2014/01 - January
140109January 09, 2014 Who says you can’t buy friends?

For just a few dollars, you can go to one of the dozens of websites of eBay peddlers who will see your “bots” — computer-generated accounts. With the click of a mouse, you can buy everything from Facebook friends to Twitter followers to YouTube views. According to a study by the research firm Barracuda Labs, the average price of buying 1,000 Twitter followers is $18.

2014/01 - January
140108January 08, 2014 Fake Twitter users on the rise

The number of fake Twitter is rising, according to Barracuda Networks, Inc. which just published its latest report on fake Twitter users. The report also revealed that users purchase fake followers on Twitter to increase their “online social value.”

2014/01 - January
140108January 08, 2014 The Growing Trends In Network Virtualization

We continue to see growth in network virtualization. The virtualization of server infrastructure has continued to catalyze a trend towards network function virtualization within existing frameworks, where virtual security and networking appliances are being deployed to protect virtual servers and endpoints.

2014/01 - January
140106January 06, 2014 OUTDATED NETWORK SECURITY ‘FAILING TO ADDRESS INTERNAL THREATS’

Security risks from within a business's network are expected to grow by as much as 45% over the next three years as the trend of BYOD and mobile working continues its rise, claim Barracuda Networks and industry analysts Freeform Dynamics.

2014/01 - January
140106January 06, 2014 Barracuda's Copy Cloud Storage App Gets A User Interface Facelift

If you're a cloud storage junkie and you haven't checked out Copy, shame on you. It's your typical Dropbox/Google Drive/Skydrive/Box.net competitor with a twist: shared files and folders can be assigned to a single user so that they don't count against the data storage limit for other users.

2014/01 - January
140106January 06, 2014 It’s A Click Farm World: 1 Million Followers Cost $600 And The State Department Buys 2 Million Facebook Likes

Facebook got into hot water with investors when it was revealed that as many of its 1.18 billion active users 14.1 million (and likely orders of magnitude more) were fraudulent. ...Jason Ding of Barracuda Labs said 10% of more of all Twitter accounts are fake.

2014/01 - January
140102January 02, 2014 Top Seven IT Industry Trends In 2014

2014 will see data volumes continuing to grow, with a rise in sales of solutions which protect and manage these large amounts of data. There are many such solutions in this area such as those from Barracuda Networks.

2014/01 - January
131231December 31, 2013 Barracuda NG Firewall: Secure Remote Access for AWS Customers

"The Barracuda NG Firewall offers AWS customers comprehensive features to securely deploy in public cloud environments," said Blair Hankins, VP eengineering, Barracuda. "This expanded offering extends remote network access to augment the other Barracuda security offerings available on the Amazon AWS cloud platform."

2013/12 - December
131230December 30, 2013 Barracuda Backup Server 490 review

Barracuda’s Backup Servers, can do it all for you as they bring on-site backup, site-to-site replication, cloud backup and full data restoration services all under one roof.

2013/12 - December
131220December 20, 2013 Barracuda Helps to Move From SugarSync to Copy

Barracuda has partnered with Mover, a data migration service, to migrate those users free of charge over to the Copy platform. "As SugarSync changes the terms of its service, many of its users will want to move their files to another cloud storage provider," said Rod Mathews, GM storage, Barracuda.

2013/12 - December
131220December 20, 2013 Networks Struggle to Cope With Changing Demands

"Everything is increasing–the traffic, the data, the access points and the number of users and devices," Wieland Alge, vice president and general manager of the EMEA region for Barracuda, said in a statement. "The survey results underpin how important it is for companies to consider all of these points in order to scale their network infrastructure." 

2013/12 - December
131220December 20, 2013 Business networks buckle as workforces gobble more data and adopt new working patterns

Barracuda Networks says that businesses can overcome application performance and security challenges by deploying an application delivery controller (ADC) device that manages client connections, complex web and enterprise applications, among other things. It can be deployed in a variety of form factors including hardware, virtual appliance, or software, and is responsible for managing or directing the flow of data between two entities.

2013/12 - December
131220December 20, 2013 Barracuda Networks prepares for confused customers entering the cloud

“By listening to the people that use and deploy our solutions like customers and partners, we’re able to understand what’s important to them in a technology – and what features to include when we make updates to existing solutions,” he said to VRZ.  “We know that we’re going to have customers in need of hardware, virtual, cloud or hybrid solutions, so we try to incorporate the best technologies of each to meet deployment demands.”

2013/12 - December
131209December 09, 2013 V3.5 of Barracuda Message Archiver

By leveraging the mobile apps, users have access to their archived email. The app allows users to search and retrieve emails - including those that have been moved off of the mail server to archived storage - with faster access and a higher success rate than most native clients.

2013/12 - December
131209December 09, 2013 NSA Spies on Gamers in Search For Terrorists

American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft.''

2013/12 - December
131206December 06, 2013 You've fake fans, a little bird said

At stake are advertising dollars, as the more followers a twitter user has, the more these dollars are likely to follow him. According to research published by Barracuda Networks, there are some 52 eBay sellers pedalling fake accounts world wide and it costs an average of just US$11  to purchase a thousand "followers."

2013/12 - December
131204December 04, 2013 The Most Innovative Products Of The Year

When a backup appliance came along that could not only store VMware images on remote hardware or in the cloud, but could boot and run those images for immediate disaster recovery, we took notice. The 2013 winner for virtualization is LiveBoot from Barracuda Networks.

2013/12 - December
131203December 03, 2013 Barracuda Backup 490 review: All-in-one backup and recovery of physical and virtual resources

Barracuda Backup appliances are based on industry-standard server hardware from Supermicro with no additional software or hardware required. Everything you need comes on the appliance, and you don't have to pay extra for each server or application you want to protect either. Just buy one or more appliances with enough storage and network bandwidth to cope and you're good to go, with several models to choose from.

2013/12 - December
131202December 02, 2013 Fake Twitter Followers: How Many Do You Have?

In June, Barracuda Labs released an extensive report on Twitter’s underground economy. It found that the average cost for 1,000 followers is $11, and most sellers can be found on eBay or Fiverr. If you’re willing to shell out more money, however, it’s possible to buy higher quality fake accounts.

2013/12 - December
131202December 02, 2013 How to avoid a Cyber Monday scam

 Cyber Monday is the busiest online shopping day of the year. There are deals everywhere. "You should never trust them," Internet security expert Jason Ding said. Ding warns consumers not to click on links promising a discount. Instead, he says you should always go straight to a retailer's website to make a purchase.

2013/12 - December
131130November 30, 2013 "Recommended" products in 2013

Barracuda Web Application Firewall (Model 660) Verdict: A good choice for a web applicaion firewall. This month's Recommended product. 

2013/11 - November
131127November 27, 2013 Fake Twitter Accounts

Barracuda Labs researcher Jason Ding says fake accounts are thriving on Twitter.

2013/11 - November
131126November 26, 2013 1 in 10 Twitter accounts is fake, say researchers

Jason Ding, a research scientist at Barracuda Labs, told NBC News that the number of Twitter accounts that were fake was "at least 10 percent, maybe more." Buying fake followers isn't expensive, either; the average cost for 1,000 is only $11, according to a report by Barracuda Labs. 

2013/11 - November
131126November 26, 2013 8 questions to ask before developing applications on the cloud

“In a cloud environment, applications are still vulnerable to the same SQL injections, DDoS, and other attacks experienced by on-premises applications,” explains Oliver Wai, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Barracuda Networks. "Developers need to use secure coding practices as well as deploying a device like a web application firewall for cloud applications." 

2013/11 - November
131124November 24, 2013 Inside a Twitter Robot Factory

Jason Ding, a researcher at Barracuda Labs who has studied fake Twitter followers for more than a year, also thinks Twitter underestimates the prevalence of fake accounts on the network. Mr. Ding says users don't understand how active and realistic the fakes can appear.

2013/11 - November
131123November 23, 2013 Cracked.com, Popular Comedy Website, Infected with Malware

Principal Research Scientist Daniel Peck of Barracuda Labs described Cracked.com as continued to remain contaminated from November 11, 2013, if not earlier, albeit the hackers might've gained admission into the website starting the beginning of 1st-week of November 2013, reported SCMagazne.com dated November 13, 2013.

2013/11 - November
131119November 19, 2013 How Load Balancing Is Playing a Bigger Role in Tech Transitions

Now Nerd, based in Beaverton, Ore., deployed Barracuda Networks' Load Balancer 440 to support its NerdDeck offering, a white-label remote technical support service. Geoff Turner, Now Nerd CEO, says installing the load balancer paid off within weeks of purchasing it. A server failed overnight, but the load balancer detected the outage and redirected requests to other servers.

2013/11 - November
131118November 18, 2013 IT security approaches for small businesses

Security is more than just IT security; it also encompasses a company’s permanent access to its data and the Internet. There’s no need to despair over this challenge, as long as a business is aware of the wealth of options available to them. Pressure can be taken off of an infrastructure using cloud-based security and backup solutions. By selecting a solution that is compliant with data-protection and designed specifically for uncomplicated operation, a small business can be safely protected against any form of attack or data loss.

2013/11 - November
131113November 13, 2013 Popular humor site hosted Nuclear Pack exploit kit

According to Barracuda Labs, as of Sunday the website was compromised to host the Nuclear Pack exploit kit. Daniel Peck, principal research scientist on the security team at Barracuda Labs, told SCMagazine.com on Wednesday that Cracked.com remained infected at least through Monday, though saboteurs may have had access to the site since early last week.

2013/11 - November
131112November 12, 2013 Hot new products from Amazon's cloud show

Barracuda Web Application Firewall on AWS Cloud provides robust security functionality to address threats that happen at the application layer so customers can securely move applications on to the AWS cloud.

2013/11 - November
131028October 28, 2013 Products of the week 10.28.13 (Barracuda Load Balancer ADC 540)

The Barracuda Load Balancer ADC 540 provides authentication, authorization and accounting capabilities and integration with VMware View. provides authentication, authorization and accounting capabilities and integration with VMware View. 

2013/10 - October
131025October 25, 2013 PHP.net compromised and used to attack visitors

Hackers managed to inject malicious JavaScript code into a file on the php.net site called userprefs.js. The code made requests to a third-party website that scanned visitors’ browsers for vulnerable plug-ins and executed exploits that, if successful, installed a piece of malware, said Daniel Peck, a research scientist at Barracuda Networks.

2013/10 - October
131025October 25, 2013 PHP.net compromised to serve malware

On Thursday, Google's Safe Browsing service began warning visitors to php.net that the website was discovered serving malware. Barracuda Networks researchers managed to get their hands on a packet capture file, and provided it to other researchers for analysis. 

2013/10 - October
131024October 24, 2013 PHP.net Compromised, Caught Potentially Spreading Malware

For a short time today, it appears that something managed to compromise the PHP.net web pages and alter some of the JavaScript present to spread malware. Earlier today,Barracuda Labs quickly published a blog post researching the hits and speculating about what happened.

2013/10 - October
131024October 24, 2013 PHP.net flagged for malware by Google researchers confirm it was no false positive

On Thursday, PHP.net was flagged by Google's Safe Browsing for malware. The warning, sparked debate among the development and security communities, as the initial reaction claimed Google triggered a false positive. Researchers at Barracuda Labs were able to confirm that Google's assessment was correct, and provided a pcap (packet capture) file for researchers to examine.

2013/10 - October
131022October 22, 2013 Barracuda Networks Launches Load Balancer ADC Model 540

The Barracuda Load Balancer ADC version 5.1 release brings expanded authentication, authorization and accounting capabilities, support for the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC Vx Virtual appliance, and integration with VMware View.

2013/10 - October
131021October 21, 2013 Barracuda expands cloud offering on Windows Azure Cloud Platform

Barracuda Networks has expanded the number of its products available on the Windows Azure cloud platform with Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC available for customers using Windows Azure. Barracuda NG Firewall provides VPN and security-enhanced remote network access between customer networks and the Windows Azure cloud platform.

2013/10 - October
131021October 21, 2013 Beyond Dropbox: Shopping the cloud

If you don't need a lot of storage, copy.com could easily be the best deal. At 15GB free they are tied with Google Drive, but they also offer 5GB per referral, making them the best free deal out there.

2013/10 - October
131021October 21, 2013 Products of the week 10.21.13 (Barracuda NG Firewall on Azure)

Barracuda NG Firewall on Azure combines comprehensive, next-generation firewall capabilities – based on application visibility and user-identity awareness – with optimal efficiency and throughput. 

2013/10 - October
131021October 21, 2013 Products of the week 10.21.13 (Barracuda NG Firewall F600)

Barracuda NG Firewall F600 offers powerful next-generation firewall capabilities, with variable port options – up to two ports 10 GbE fiber – and fail safe security thanks to redundant power supplies. 

2013/10 - October
131021October 21, 2013 Products of the week 10.21.13 (Barracuda Load Balancer ADC on Azure)

Barracuda Load Balancer ADC on Azure is a high-performance application delivery controller that combines application acceleration, availability, and control with advanced security capabilities.

2013/10 - October
131018October 18, 2013 Barracuda Launches New Firewall Line

Barracuda Networks released five new firewalls designed for midsize to large organizations. Barracuda’s NG Firewall F600 models include configuration options of 1 GbE copper, 1 GbE fiber-optic and 10 GbE fiber-optic interfaces and hot-swappable power supplies.

2013/10 - October
131018October 18, 2013 Silicon Valley's Tech Community Lends A Hand To Second Harvest Food Bank

“One in 10 people go hungry and don’t have food to eat. They often go unnoticed because there’s a large land mass here. They’re spread out, but it’s our neighbors. It’s people you may not know that live right in your neighborhood everyday that have this problem,” said BJ Jenkins, CEO of Barracuda Networks. He is also the co-chair of the Holiday Food and Fun Drive.

2013/10 - October
131016October 16, 2013 Barracuda unveils new firewall models

Barracuda Networks announced five new models of the Barracuda NG Firewall F600, which feature multiple port options and hot-swappable power supplies to accommodate varying network requirements.

2013/10 - October
131015October 15, 2013 An Insider's Look into the Field of Information Security

Information Security is a field in which you defend and protect information from unauthorized access, disruption, modification or unwanted destruction of data. During a recent trip to CompTIA – the headquarters of the IT Industry Association – we caught up with David Schwartzberg, a computer information security system professional (CISSP) at Barracuda Networks. Schwartzberg touched on the world of information security and explained how students can find an IT career by following three of his top tips on getting started in the field.

2013/10 - October
131015October 15, 2013 Barracuda Launches Five New Models of NG Firewall F600 Appliance

“The new Barracuda NG Firewall F600 models offer powerful next-generation firewall capabilities, with variable port options – up to 2 ports 10 GbE fiber – and fail safe security thanks to redundant power supplies,” said Klaus Gheri, VP network security, Barracuda.

2013/10 - October
131010October 10, 2013 Barracuda expands on Windows Azure

New cloud editions of the Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC enable customers to expand their offerings to embrace cloud deployments. Enterprise customers looking to migrate to the cloud or to deploy a hybrid cloud infrastructure could benefit from application security and remote access to Windows Azure.

2013/10 - October
130923September 23, 2013 Products of the week 9.23.13

...Barracuda Firewall X100 provides cost-effective next-generation firewall functionality, including 4x GbE copper ports that enable SMBs to avoid tradeoffs between an enterprise-grade firewall and keeping within IT budgets.

2013/09 - September
130916September 16, 2013 10 Terrific Mobile Apps for Channel Partners
...This digital signature app is simple, elegant and a real time saver, and it can help you close deals faster, reduce errors and lost files and cut costs. Tired of waiting two weeks for a contract signature? Now clients can endorse documents securely in minutes, and SignNow does double duty automating workflows by tracking, monitoring, resending and cancelling documents in progress.
2013/09 - September
130913September 13, 2013 Day One Of GRRCon Leaves You Not Wanting To Trust Anyone At Event
..."One less talked about security awareness tip is that people shouldn't scan QR codes or NFC tags without validating code tag data," David Schwartzberg of Barracuda Networks said. "There are tools available for this kind of validation. He also gave a great reminder for everyone that "if it feels wrong, it probably is" - another reminder of computer vulnerabilities during a security conference.
2013/09 - September
130912September 12, 2013 Poor design fosters hacker attacks of websites running PHP
...Faulty design in a popular web application programming language is opening up websites across the Internet to hacker attacks, a data security firm reported this week. "In a lot of ways, PHP is a victim of its own success," said Daniel Peck, a research scientist with Barracuda Networks. "It also has some features that make it difficult to program securely," Peck noted. "It can be done, but you need to put a significant amount of effort into it."
2013/09 - September
130911September 11, 2013 Is 'Touch ID' the Killer Feature of the iPhone 5S?
..."We've had biometrics on some mid- to high-end laptops for quite a while," says Daniel Peck, a research scientist for IT security vendor Barracuda Networks. "But there hasn't been a [significant amount] of adoption there... some biometrics have historically been finicky, but from a security perspective this could be a really good thing."
2013/09 - September
130910September 10, 2013 Products of the week 9.9.13 (BFW v6.1)
...Barracuda Firewall version 6.1 includes powerful wizards that make setup and network configurations, as well as updated security enhancements including secure remote access through an integrated SSL VPN.
2013/09 - September
130910September 10, 2013 Products of the week 9.9.13 (Copy for Companies)
...Copy for Companies meets the needs of businesses using Barracuda´s Copy file sync and share service with advanced security capabilities, improved folder management and visibility into employee accounts.
2013/09 - September
130910September 10, 2013 Over 1,200 Hackers Are Attending MHacks At University Of Michigan's Stadium This Month
...On September 20th, over 1,200 "hackers" will be converging in the luxury suites at the University of Michigan football stadium, known as The Big House, from over 100 different universities to compete for $25,000 in prizes as part of a hackathon event series called MHacks.
2013/09 - September
130909September 09, 2013 Analysis: Whom can you now trust in tech?
..."All your data is exposed to anyone willing to work for it - the NSA, hackers, whomever," says Paul Judge, chief research officer at computer-security company Barracuda Networks. "This should be a wake-up call for the average consumer."
2013/09 - September
130906September 06, 2013 New Barracuda Next-Generation Firewalls Target Small Businesses
...Version 6.1 of the firmware now supports secure remote access through an integrated SSL VPN, which can be used to grant remote users access to web applications, client and server applications, as well as internal network resources such as Outlook Web Access, and SharePoint.
2013/09 - September
130906September 06, 2013 On Chrome Web Store, Real Games Mix With Mario Knockoffs
...Wait, malicious software? Yes, it's possible, as 80,000 users learned last year by way of a fake Bad Piggies Chrome app. According to security company Barracuda Networks, that's the number of users who installed a bogus Bad Piggies and got some "aggressive adware" to boot. Bonus!
2013/09 - September
130905September 05, 2013 Parliamentary porn surfing provokes industry reaction
...Over 300,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites at the Houses of Parliament in the past year, prompting the following response from Philip Lieberman, CEO of Lieberman Software Corporation. David Lomax, Director of Sales Engineering EMEA from Barracuda Networks points out the simple solution of web filtering as a means of preventing such system abuse both in the corporate environment as well as the corridors of power.
2013/09 - September
130904September 04, 2013 Barracuda launches Barracuda Firewall X100 and X101
... "The new Barracuda Firewall X100 series empowers administrators, enabling those small businesses to protect their businesses with comprehensive next-generation firewalling, but without the pricing that breaks budgets."
2013/09 - September
130904September 04, 2013 Hackathons Are Today's Most Powerful Recruiting Tool
...Evan Zacks of Barracuda Networks says that it will be hosting its own bot competition at University of Michigan for the third year in a row in addition to sponsoring MHacks. The private event has grown from 50 engineering students to more than 100 last year. And while the space on campus for these type of events is getting a little crowded, Zacks is not concerned, as he ha been repeatedly told their competition is a student favorite.
2013/09 - September
130903September 03, 2013 Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall Review
...The Spam and Virus Firewall from Barracuda Networks provides solid inbound and outbound email security functionality through a feature-rich appliance. This solution features protection from spam, phishing, spyware and viruses, along with email encryption and data leakage prevention policies to ensure that sensitive data is handled properly.
2013/09 - September
130903September 03, 2013 Q&A: Race against advancing threats
...Security product companies, like Barracuda Networks, help build secure "facilities" online. And it is important for security vendors to work with not just governments, but other security vendors and the myriad of businesses that operate in the online space.
2013/09 - September
130903September 03, 2013 Barracuda adds File Sharing, eSignature to Cloud Backup Service
...Barracuda Networks has been one of those 'best kept secrets' in the IT market, at least in storage, although they're clearly a prime-time player in the mid-market backup space, as well message archiving.
2013/09 - September
130902September 02, 2013 Products of the week 9.2.13
...Barracuda Backup 5.4 extends cloud storage, enabling longer retention periods for backups without upgrading the local appliance, and support for local caches greater than 100TB.
2013/09 - September
130828August 28, 2013 VMworld 2013: 20 Must-See Storage Offerings (Part 1)
...Barracuda Backup 5.4 extends the cloud storage capabilities of the solution, with increased retention periods for backup storage, without upgrading the local hardware appliance. Barracuda Backup 5.4 also increases maximum local cache capacity to over 100 TBs in a single appliance to make backups in larger environments more flexible and easier than before.
2013/08 - August
130828August 28, 2013 Official 'Copy' app from Barracuda Networks offers yet another cloud storage option for Windows Phone 8
...Copy is like most cloud storage in that it offers a free account with a generous 15GB of storage. From there, users can opt to increase that for what appear to be reasonable rates. The network is built by Barracuda, who have been in IT since 2003 and provide security, networking and storage products - so they're no slouch to this business.
2013/08 - August
130827August 27, 2013 Barracuda Announces Copy for Companies Enhancements at VMworld
...As a fairly new product in the OFS playing field, Copy is quickly gaining ground on existing online file sharing and collaboration solutions as illustrated in today's announcement around improved interface for users and admins, more robust security, and better visibility and management of accounts for Copy for Companies.
2013/08 - August
130827August 27, 2013 Barracuda Copy for Companies Enhanced
...Copy for Companies goes beyond the consumer offering by integrating enterprise features such as user and group management and controls for proprietary company data.Copy for Companies also includes the capability for users to access their personal and company data from a single account, and for company accounts, there is a simple setup wizard that helps admins to create the initial file structure and groups for permissions.
2013/08 - August
130827August 27, 2013 Barracuda Takes on Storage #VMworld
...Guy Suter, GM of Storage at Barracuda hopes to change that. Mr. Suter sat down for a chat with John Furrier and Dave Vellante, hosts of The Cube, at VMworld 2013. Barracuda's strategy, Suter said, is to solve customers' problems in the easiest way possible, defining their biggest problems and finding an easy solution.
2013/08 - August
130826August 26, 2013 Barracuda Backup Version 5.4 Announced
...Barracuda is announcing the release of Barracuda Backup v5.4 that includes enhanced features such as extended cloud storage, longer retention periods for backups without having to upgrade the local appliance, and support for local caches >100TB. The solution works for organizations ranging from small to large and includes software, an onsite appliance, and either an offsite appliance or the Barracuda Cloud for replication and disaster recovery functionality.
2013/08 - August
130826August 26, 2013 Products of the Week 8.26.13
... Highlights of the new release include transparent inspection of SSL-encrypted traffic, proactive alerts for web policy violations, and a powerful new reporting engine.
2013/08 - August
130825August 25, 2013 8 Tips for Selling SMB Storage
....Selling storage solutions to SMBs takes a strategy -- one that works for you, the VAR, as well as for your SMB clients. Here are eight simple tips that will go a long way toward your delivery of appropriate solutions.
2013/08 - August
130821August 21, 2013 Barracuda Web Filter 7.0 targets social media harassment
..."Social media has shifted IT focus from traditional network security to more advanced content security," said Stephen Pao, GM Security Business, Barracuda. "In the past, IT used think about regulating visits to sites or destinations. However, the requirement has evolved toward the need to decrypt, regulate, alert and report on social media traffic beyond its legitimate business use." With version 7.0, the Barracuda Web Filter can be used to regulate and monitor social media usage at a very granular level.
2013/08 - August
130808August 08, 2013 Wall Of Sheep Hacker Group Exposes NFC's Risks At Def Con 2013
...The security of online data has never been more in the forefront of public opinion than the present. With the recent NSA incident, many in the U.S. are still wondering about the privacy of their personal data. People also may be thinking about what steps they can take in their everyday computing in order to protect themselves from attacks from malicious hackers while using web browsers and mobile phones.
2013/08 - August
130808August 08, 2013 Copy for iOS app review: upload important files and documents for remote access
...My absolute favorite thing about Copy for iOS is that it has clearly been designed with function in mind, so there are no unnecessary features and no quirky user interface details cluttering things up. This app runs cleanly and smoothly and offers all the functionality you could want from an online Cloud service.
2013/08 - August
130806August 06, 2013 Windows phones can be burned by rogue hotspots
...Microsoft is warning users of its Windows Phone platform that their handsets are vulnerable to attack by rogue hotspots. In a security advisory this week, the company said a weakness in its Wi-Fi authentication protocol could be exploited by an operator of a rogue wireless network. The certificate solution may also be a weak one, especially if it requires user cooperation. "If it's a setting that's not on by default, you know what that means," Daniel Peck, a research scientist with Barracuda Networks, said in an interview.
2013/08 - August
130715July 15, 2013 Products of the week 7.15.13
...Security is the new Barracuda and Microsoft teamed up to provide application security on Windows Azure. As the first WAF on Azure, customers can deploy the same strong application security as they do onsite.
2013/07 - July
130713July 13, 2013 Market for Fake Social Network Accounts Still Booming
...In its analysis of the fake followers on Twitter, the company found it could detect which accounts were fake by looking at several characteristics of the accounts, such as the average number of people they were following - 60 for fake accounts versus 592 for real accounts - and the source of the tweets - 98 percent of fake tweets come from the Web, whereas real tweets are spread out more evenly between smartphones, embedded tweet buttons and the Web.
2013/07 - July
130712July 12, 2013 Das Orakel von Innsbruck
...Nur wenige IT-Hersteller haben eine dezidierte Position für ein hauseigenes Orakel geschaffen. Der gleichnamige US-Hersteller von Datenbanken will zwar schon durch seine Firmennamen deutlich machen, dass er die Zukunft vorhersagen kann. Doch spätestens seit der Übernahme von Sun ist deutlich geworden, dass die Seher hier beim Lesen der Eingeweide dieses strauchelnden Serverherstellers ziemlich daneben lagen. Bei Barracuda Networks heißt das Orakel Wieland Alge.
2013/07 - July
130712July 12, 2013 Vulnerability rewards programs provide economic incentive
...Corporate initiatives that pay researchers who discover vulnerabilities in their software - commonly called bug bounty programs - are only becoming more popular. That may explain why some companies are resistant to paying researchers, such as Adobe and Apple, which have found other ways to thank researchers, including points systems. Other companies that have adopted monetary reward programs include PayPal, AT&T, Samsung, Facebook, Etsy, Cryptocat, LaunchKey and Barracuda Labs.
2013/07 - July


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