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170623June 23, 2017 New social media scams: Can you tell friend from foe?

Scams on social networks are nothing new, but they're constantly changing to take advantage of the latest apps, trends and news. As with all social engineering scams, the best defense is a skeptical user.

2017/06 - June
170622June 22, 2017 Barracuda report discloses cloud use continuing to grow, but organizations are unclear on cloud security responsibility

Barracuda Networks announced Thursday key findings from a new global research report, “Unlocking the Benefits of Public Cloud.”

2017/06 - June
170622June 22, 2017 Cloud Security Lessons from the RNC Leak

A poorly configured Amazon S3 bucket that led to a massive data leak could easily happen to any organization not adopting proper cloud security measures.

2017/06 - June
170622June 22, 2017 The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 06.22.17

WannaCry's affects Honda manufacturing and the Australian state of Victoria's traffic cameras. North America and Europe work to secure their grids against CrashOverride.

2017/06 - June
170621June 21, 2017 The real reason Amazon killed off unlimited cloud storage in Drive

Amazon recently discontinued their unlimited storage plan for the Drive product intended for individual users. Here's why other cloud vendors keep following the same pattern.

2017/06 - June
170621June 21, 2017 Tech Trek grows with Ann Arbor job opportunities and creative spaces

Ann Arbor SPARK's Tech Trek is growing in pace with the technology companies that continue to open their doors for curious townies and visitors to get a peek at what is happening in the industry.

2017/06 - June
170620June 20, 2017 Spear-phishing hackers turn to junior staff when execs master security basics

Cybercriminals are adjusting their social engineering tactics to the changing realities of healthcare organizations, and CIOs and CISOs must be on their toes.

2017/06 - June
170614June 14, 2017 Following These 6 Tips Will Help You Avoid a Macro Phishing Attack

Some of the cybersecurity threats small businesses face lurk in the emails employees open everyday. One of the most dangerous forms is called phishing, in which malicious viruses hide in otherwise innocent attachments. That was the case with the recent DocuSign macro attack.

2017/06 - June
170613June 13, 2017 76% of Ransomware Attacks Strike Via Email

Email remains the No. 1 threat vector for businesses, with a full 76% of ransomware attacks starting with a malicious message.

2017/06 - June
170612June 12, 2017 Ransomware Likely use Ponzi Scheme to Double the Malicious Attack

The attack discovered late last year uses Ponzi scheme. Cybersecurity researchers dubbed the ransomware as "Popcorn Time," this is the first ever Ponzi scheme on internet's oldest types of cyber attacks.

2017/06 - June
170609June 09, 2017 How hackers are changing tactics to cash in on attacks

In the recent past, hackers viewed senior level executives as easy targets for stealing protected health information through phishing gambits.

2017/06 - June
170608June 08, 2017 Don't Take the Bait: Tip to Avoid Getting Phished

Many people trying to stay secure online have likely heard vague advice about how to do so.

2017/06 - June
170608June 08, 2017 10 Best-Selling Network Security Brands In Q1 2017

Barracuda Networks landed in the No. 10 spot for network security brands in Q1, selling 713 units in the quarter.

2017/06 - June
170608June 08, 2017 Global SaaS-based IT security Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022

This report studies the global SaaS-based IT security market, analyzes and researches the SaaS-based IT security development status and forecast in United States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia.

2017/06 - June
170607June 07, 2017 The employees at-risk for phishing schemes

According to some experts, C-Level executives aren't the only target for phishers and other fraudsters. Because higher level employees are usually better trained in cybersecurity, fraudulent organizations are now targeting junior and other low-level employees, because their training can be less holistic. Here are three areas where businesses need to put more training.

2017/06 - June
170607June 07, 2017 Cloud Players: Who’s Who in the Government Market

An examination of the industry’s big players in the state and local government market.

2017/06 - June
170606June 06, 2017 Ponzi Scheme Meets Ransomware for a Doubly Malicious Attack

The first message to pop up on the computer screen let the victims know they had been hacked. The second message gave them a way out.

2017/06 - June
170606June 06, 2017 Barracuda Expands MSP Offerings

Barracuda Networks on Tuesday announced two new MSP professional service offerings – Barracuda NextGen Firewall – Intronis MSP Edition, and Barracuda Backup – Intronis MSP Edition, for MSPs looking to expand their monitoring and management services.

2017/06 - June
170606June 06, 2017 Barracuda expands MSP Professional Services offerings

The new services for MSPs are around the Barracuda NextGen Firewall and Barracuda Backup Appliance, with the firewall service thought likely to generate the most demand.

2017/06 - June
170606June 06, 2017 Barracuda Unveils NextGen Firewall, Backup Appliance Services for MSPs

Barracuda Networks has launched NextGen Firewall and Backup Appliance professional services for MSPs. The new professional services are designed to help MSPs streamline security and data protection, the company indicated.

2017/06 - June
170606June 06, 2017 Ann Arbor SPARK's A2 Tech Trek 2017

his week's job is sponsored by Michigan Talent Connect. More than 70 Downtown Ann Arbor Companies are expected to open their doors for the third annual A2 Tech Trek job and networking event.

2017/06 - June
170605June 05, 2017 Expert: Phishers no longer only looking at execs

People click. That's the takeaway from one expert who believes businesses need to become more vigilant at training all employees about phishing and other fraudulent attacks.

2017/06 - June
170605June 05, 2017 Barracuda Networks Plans $2.3 Million Expansion and Hiring Spree

Barracuda Networks, the publicly traded cybersecurity giant, is growing—and has chosen once more to expand in Ann Arbor, MI.

2017/06 - June
170605June 05, 2017 Ann Arbor SPARK's Tech Trek 2017 has a new twist

More than 70 companies are set to welcome curious visitors during Ann Arbor SPARK's Tech Trek, with this year's event debuting TED Talk-style speakers.

2017/06 - June
170605June 05, 2017 Ann Arbor 'Tech Trek' will put Michigan's 'Silicon Valley' on display

San Francisco? Too far. Boston? Too cold. New York? Too crowded. That's how techies are promoting the homegrown Ann Arbor Tech Trek, an annual and free community open house to see what's located behind the doors of more than 70 tech companies showcasing their latest innovations.

2017/06 - June
170601June 01, 2017 Beginner's Corner

May Threat Spotlight

2017/06 - June
170531May 31, 2017 CyberWire: Daily Briefings May 31, 2017

May Threat Spotlight

2017/05 - May
170525May 25, 2017 Cloud security best practice: Security as a service or cloud security tooling?

A recent survey on cloud security and cloud adoption found that the single biggest impediment to moving to the public cloud was continued concerns around security.

 
2017/05 - May
170525May 25, 2017 News-By-Mail May 19, 2017 ~ May 25, 2017

Barracuda has announced the expansion of its cloud ready program.

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Review: Barracuda Message Archiver 350 Keeps Your Email Safe and Sound

Lost email is never a problem with a Message Archiver on the job, preventing accidental deletions and enforcing compliance requirements.

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Barracuda Networks Looks to Ease Cloud Security Fears

The biggest objection when it comes to public cloud computing is security. Many organizations are still simply not comfortable hosting workloads on IT infrastructure they don’t own, especially if that workload involves anything they view as strategic intellectual property.

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Barracuda Releases Free Public Cloud Network and Application Security Solutions for AWS and Azure

Barracuda Networks Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, has announced the expansion of its Cloud Ready program to offer any organization a free 90-day cloud license for Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NextGen Firewall on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure (Azure).

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Are you cloud ready?

As my colleague recently noted, some workloads are destined for the cloud, while others are best suited to remain on-premises.

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Russia’s efforts to ‘destabilise western democracy’ increase cyber insecurity

The alleged Russian hacking of President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche party on the final day of the French election campaign this month was perhaps no big surprise.

2017/05 - May
170524May 24, 2017 Barracuda to fill downtown Ann Arbor office with 115 new hires

span style="text-decoration-line: underline;">span style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Barracuda Networks span style="white-space: pre-wrap;">has plans to add staff and completely fill its downtown Ann Arbor office space in its newest wave of expansion.

2017/05 - May
170523May 23, 2017 Today's channel rundown - 23 May 2017

Daily tech news and analysis channel partners need to know now, including Apple-Nokia's peace, ClearSky Data's partner program, Barracuda's free license and more.

2017/05 - May
170523May 23, 2017 Watch live: Cisco’s software play targets developers at inaugural event

Looking to software-defined advancements in information technology networking, how is Cisco Systems Inc. looking to the developer community in pushing the agenda?

2017/05 - May
170522May 22, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: 22 May 2017

Good morning, channel partners. Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, May 22, 2017.

2017/05 - May
170520May 20, 2017 'This is not cyber crime - it's WAR' Expert warns hackers exploiting THIS common mistake

COMPUTER users are being warned to stop giving our their personal data on the internet after a massive evolution in cybercrime that is a tech "war".

2017/05 - May
170519May 19, 2017 California tech company looking to expand, fill 115 jobs in Ann Arbor

Barracuda Networks has announced plans to hire 115 new employees over the next four years as part of the company's next expansion phase in Ann Arbor.

2017/05 - May
170518May 18, 2017 UpVote episode 4: the NHS cyberattack – how, why, and who's to blame

The political blame game over the NHS cyberattack has already started. But should the NHS, Microsoft or the NSA take responsibility? And what can we do to stop this sort of thing happening again?

2017/05 - May
170518May 18, 2017 UpVote: The NHS ransomware attack—how, why, and who’s to blame

The political blame game over the NHS ransomware attack has already started. But should the NHS, Microsoft, or the NSA take responsibility? And what can we do to stop this sort of thing happening again?

2017/05 - May
170517May 17, 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack shows value of data backups

WannaCry and other ransomware attacks can be thwarted, but it takes proper data protection practices beforehand, as well as close monitoring of your data.

2017/05 - May
170517May 17, 2017 Six Picks to Fight Ransomware

Proofpoint, FireEye, Barracuda, Check Point, Symantec and CommVault can all help protect enterprises.

2017/05 - May
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
170515May 15, 2017 Cybersecurity stocks jump after major 'WannaCry' attack

Cybersecurity stocks surged on Monday following a Friday cyberattack which hit at least 150 countries and affected computers in factories and hospitals.

2017/05 - May
170515May 15, 2017 3 steps to better security in the API economy

As far as security goes, the mistake was a bad one. The mobile application that allowed customers to order individualized greeting cards from online service Moonpig had barely any security built in to the way it communicated with the merchant's servers.

2017/05 - May
170513May 13, 2017 Global WannaCry, WannaCrypt Ransomware Cyberattack: 5 Prevention Steps, 3 Recovery Steps

The global cybersecurity attack involving WannaCry / WannaCrypt ransomware, unleashed about 24 hours ago, continues to cripple thousands of Microsoft Windows-based computers worldwide. But it didn’t have to be this way. Business, government and IT leaders could have taken five steps to avoid or at least greatly mitigate the damage.

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
170509May 09, 2017 Cyber Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

Ransomware/O365 Story

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
170508May 08, 2017 Time to make your CEO watch Mr Robot

What would happen if a hacker wipes out every single data stored in all data centres worldwide?

2017/05 - May
170505May 05, 2017 WTF – Who’s The Firewall?

A year ago, we met here in the same place and at the same opportunity and asked ourselves the WTF question: "Where's The Firewall?" The answer at the time was in short: everywhere.

2017/05 - May
170505May 05, 2017 Dealing with Phishing and Ransomware the Right Way

Both Ransomware and phishing attacks and their various variants – spearphishing/whaling and CEO Fraud/Business Email Compromise (BEC) – are creating havoc across the globe and are major concerns today.

2017/05 - May
170504May 04, 2017 Hacking the UK general election might be possible but 'highly unlikely'

Any tampering of the UK General Election would likely be by insiders rather than foreign governments, with localised impact unlikely to affect national outcomes, experts agree.

2017/05 - May
170504May 04, 2017 Massive Google Docs Hack Spreading - How to Spot the Scam, Fix Your Account

A new massive phishing campaign has been launched, targeting Google accounts. This time around, you should beware of Google Docs links included in the emails you receive. 

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
170503May 03, 2017 Email Archiving Strategies

Barracuda email archiver mentioned.

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
170407April 07, 2017 New infosec products of the week​: April 7, 2017

Mention of Barracuda E-Signature announcement.

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