Disaster recovery plans imperative as climate change threatens data center uptime
This article from CIO Dive looks at how climate change impacts disaster recovery plans and ways cloud solutions can help address these changing needs.
Podcast: Hacking Humans interview with Asaf Cidon
In this episode of the Hacking Humans podcast from The CyberWire, Dave Bittner interviews Asaf Cidon about Barracuda's recent research on spear phishing and social engineering.
SaaS backup remains confusing to many
This article from TechTarget SearchDataBackup take a closer look at SaaS backup, including findings from Barracuda's recent report on data protection and insights from Barracuda's Greg Arnette.
CIA sextortion’ email scam makes its debut
The feature article from Fox News explores recent developments in sextortion attacks and includes commentary from Barracuda SVP Lior Gavish and senior researcher Jonathan Tanner.
How to avoid document-based malware attacks
This article from Tech Republic reports on Barracuda research showing a 59 percent increase in document-based malware attacks. It also touched on how to protect yourself against this growing threat.
Healthcare Industry Remains Cybersecurity Laggard
This article from Security Boulevard looks at reasons healthcare organizations continue to struggle with cyber security. The piece includes findings from Barracuda's recent spear-phishing report.
Document-Based Malware on the Rise in 2019
This article from Infosecurity Magazine features the findings of Barracuda's Threat Spotlight on malicious documents and the frequency of document-based malware. This piece includes the insights of Barracuda senior researcher Jonathan Tanner.
Three lessons from the top cybersecurity threats of 2018
This opinion piece from SC Magazine features the insights of Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon, on the three most important lessons that came from the top cybersecurity threats of 2018.
'I'd love to get us to a billion dollars' - Barracuda CEO
In this interview with CRN, Barracuda CEO BJ Jenkins discusses the challenges of the cybersecurity market, cultivating a work-culture that feels like a family, and his goals for the company.
Maryland Man Sentenced for Leading $4.2 Million BEC Scheme
This article from Data Breach Today discusses the sentencing of Nkeng Amin for his involvement in the business email compromise scheme that grossed $4.2 million. The article includes insights from Lior Gavish, SVP of Engineering at Barracuda, on social-engineering attacks spotted by Barracuda.
Barracuda Total Email Protection
This product review from SC Magazine gives Barracuda's Total Email Protection a 5-star rating in all categories and found no weaknesses.
World Backup Day 2019: A Little Planning Can Pay Off Big Time
This article from eWeek discusses World Backup Day and highlights Barracuda as a successful backup provider.
The real enemies of cloud security
This article from Computerworld was written by Barracuda's Regional Director of ANZ and the Pacific Islands, Andrew Huntley. Huntley discusses the real enemies of cloud security that organizations should be aware of.
DevOps Chat: Email Security with Barracuda Networks’ Asaf Cidon
This article from Security Boulevard recaps the recent DevOps Chat podcast with Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon. Cidon discusses the new threats and attack vectors on the rise in email security.
40% of Organizations Not Doing Enough to Protect Office 365 Data
This article from Dark Reading discusses the potential vulnerabilities organizations could face by not using third-party backup tools for their Office 365 data, and it includes insights from Barracuda's Director of Data Protection Platform Strategy, Greg Arnette.
Even if your data is stored in the cloud, you need to back it up
This article from TechRepublic highlights the findings of a study conducted by Barracuda Networks on data protection strategies, specifically looking at Office 365 backup and attitudes around cloud services.
So You Want to Start a Cybersecurity Company?
In this opinion piece written for Xconomy, Barracuda Networks' CEO, BJ Jenkins, discusses the lessons he's learned and the strategies needed to launch a successful cybersecurity company.
Barracuda Report Focuses on Data Protection in the Cloud
This article from Channel Vision features key findings from a study conducted by Barracuda on data protection strategies and the cloud.
Mutli-Cloud Poses Backup Management Woes
This article from Infosecurity Magazine discusses the results of the recent study conducted by Barracuda looking at data protection strategies and backup challenges for Office 365.
Global research reveals new challenges and lingering confusion around data protection in the cloud
Data protection strategies are shifting with evolving threats
Sorting through the hype: How to get started with DevSecOps
In this article for CIO Dive, Nitzan Miron, Barracuda's VP of Product Management, Application Security Services, writes about best practices to get started with DevSecOps in any organization.
New Challenges in Email Security w/ Asaf Cidon of Barracuda
This DevOps Chats podcast from DevOps.com features Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon. Cidon discusses the new threats and attacks to look out for in email security.
Google, Facebook fraudster pleads guilty to stealing $123 million in BEC scams
This article from SC Magazine discusses a business email compromise campaign used to defraud Google and Facebook. This piece highlights the findings from research conducted by Barracuda Networks on the prevalence and types of spear-phishing attacks.
3.21.19 Your morning briefing
This news brief from PaymentsSource highlights Barracuda's recent findings on trends in spear-phishing attacks.
Latest tactics used by cybercriminals to bypass traditional email security
Based on Barracuda's recent spear phishing report, this article from Help Net Security discusses the strategies cybercriminals are using to get past traditional email security.
Over 80 Percent of Spear Phishing Attacks Involve Brand Impersonation, Security Firm Says
This news article from Gizmodo reports on the findings from Barracuda's recent report on spear phishing and discusses how users can protect themselves from these attacks.
The Influencer Effect: Barracuda Networks
This interview by NBC Bay Area features Barracuda's Chief Marketing Officer, Erin Hintz. Erin discusses her career in cybersecurity and gives insight on the best career advice she's received throughout her journey.
Brands Are Spoofed In 83% Of Spear Phishing Emails: Study
This news article highlights findings from Barracuda's recent report on spear phishing threats and trends, particularly the prevalence of brand impersonation.
Hackers Exploit Urgency, Personalization in Phishing Attacks
This article in Health IT Security discusses the findings of Barracuda's recent report on spear phishing and looks at how these types of attacks are affecting the healthcare industry.
Warning! Watch out for these email subject lines ... they could be phishing attacks
This article on Komando.com looks at Barracuda's recent spear-phishing report, highlighting subject lines commonly used in phishing emails and discussing how to outsmart phishing scams.
Cyber Security Today: Advice for fraud awareness month, ransomware hits aluminum producer and protect against spear phishing
This roundup of cybersecurity and privacy news includes news about Barracuda's recent report on spear phishing threats and trends and best practices businesses can use to defend against these attacks.
Top 12 phishing email subject lines
This article from SC Magazine explores recent Barracuda Research on spear phishing, highlighting findings about what the most common subject lines used in phishing emails are.
Barracuda: Brand Impersonation Top Spear-Phishing Tactic
This articles looks at Barracuda's recent report on spear-phishing and what it revealed about tactics such as brand impersonation and sextortion. The article includes an interview with Barracuda's Asaf Cidon.
Apple, Microsoft Top Orgs Used in Spear Phishing
As spear-phishing tactics continue to evolve, attackers are using these threats with greater frequency and severity, according to a new report from Barracuda Networks. This article from Infosecurity Magazine takes a closer look at the insights from the report.
Firms urged to protect against spear phishing
Spear-phishing attacks are sophisticated, targeted, costly and increasingly popular among cybercriminals, a recent Barracuda report warns. This article from Computer Weekly takes a closer look at the findings of the report.
How Spear Phishing Email Is Becoming a Growing Threat
Highlighting data from Barracuda's recent research on spear phishing, this article from eWeek takes a closer look at how targeted phishing emails are a real risk for most organizations. It includes insights from Asaf Cidon, VP of Content Security at Barracuda.
Watch Out for Spear Phishing Emails Impersonating Major Brands – Barracuda Networks
This article from TechNadu explores Barracuda's recent research on spear phishing and what it revealed about brand impersonation. It also includes insights shared by Barracuda's Olesia Klevchuk.
Stealing Corporate Funds Still Top Goal of Messaging Attacks
Featuring insights from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon, this article from Dark Reading covers recent Barracuda research on spear phishing and trends such as collecting credentials, blackmailing users with fake sextortion scams, and convincing privileged employees to transfer cash.
How to prevent spear phishing attacks: 8 tips for your business
This article from TechRepublic highlights Barracuda's recent research that shows spear-phishing attacks, including business email compromise and brand impersonation, are on the rise. It also looks at best practices you can use to help protect your business from these attacks.
These are the 12 most common phishing email subject lines cyber criminals use to fool you
Barracuda's analysis of over 360,000 phishing emails reveals some common themes in phoney emails sent to businesses. This article in ZDnet examines the trends revealed in Barracuda's recent spear phishing report, and it includes insights from Asaf Cidon, VP of Content Security at Barracuda.
Barracuda intel exposes the latest strategies cybercriminals are using to get past email security gateways
Best practices to defend against the three most prevalent types of spear-phishing attacks
Barracuda Networks: 280% International MSP Partner Growth Since 2017
This article from MSSP Alert covers Barracuda's recent MSP partner milestones, including 280 percent growth in international MSP partners.
Barracuda Accelerates Growth in MSP Market, Expands MSP Security Offerings
Security solutions drive continued investment in Barracuda’s MSP portfolio and expansion of its worldwide partner base
The CyberWire Daily Podcast
This podcast from The CyberWire features Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon, discussing account takeover vulnerabilities.
‘I was humiliated’ — online dating scammers hold nude photos for ransom in ‘sextortion’
This article from MarketWatch discusses the prevalence of sextortion attacks and highlights the findings of research conducted by Barracuda Networks on the threat. This piece features insights from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
What You Need To Know About Machine Learning
This article from Forbes identifies Barracuda Networks as a top vendor in the cybersecurity industry and features the insight of Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon, on machine learning and its importance in Barracuda's technology.
Hackers Using Racy Blackmail 'Sextortion' Scheme
This article from NBC Bay Area features a video interview with Barracuda's Chief Technology Officer, Fleming Shi, on sextortion email attacks.
Watch out - Sextortion phishing scams now masquerade as security warnings
This article from Komando discusses the findings from Barracuda Networks research on sextortion scam email attacks. The article highlights the most targeted industries, what to look for, and what to do if you've receive these types of emails.
Cyber Security Today: March 1, 2019: Sextortion, Facebook and Elasticsearch
This article from ITWorld Canada features the February Threat Spotlight research conducted by Barracuda Networks on sextortion phishing attacks.
The Vilest Phishing Method, Sextortion, Often Snares Victims Using Fake Security Alerts
This article from Gizmodo discusses research by Barracuda Networks on sextortion phishing attacks, and the various techniques used to carry out these threats.
Research: Sextortion Scams more frequent, sophisticated
This article from The Security Ledger discusses the results of a report conducted by Barracuda Networks on the prevalence of sextortion scams and solutions to prevent such attacks.
Sextortion Phishing Scams Are Growing, Barracuda Warns
This article from MediaPost discusses recent research by Barracuda Networks on email sextortion scams. This piece highlights what to look for and how to prevent these attacks.
Sextortion Scams Evolve to Avoid Email Gateway Detection
This article from TechNadu discusses the evolution and growth of sextortion scams. This piece features a Q&A with Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon, on how to handle these type of attacks.
Where’s the evidence midterms weren’t hacked?
This roundup from Politico highlights the findings from research conducted by Barracuda Networks on the prevalence of sextortion attacks.
Asaf Cidon, Barracuda: Watch Out for BEC Attacks During Tax Season
TechNadu interviewed Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon on the prevalence of Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks during tax season and the best practices to keep organizations safe.
What is a Secure Web Gateway – And What Can One Do for You?
This article from eSecurity Planet discusses secure web gateways and the benefits compared to other security tools. This piece identifies Barracuda Networks as a prominent vendor in this space.
DRaaS benefits that make ditching traditional DR worth it
This article from Tech Target discusses the benefits of migrating to Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) from traditional disaster recovery. This piece features insight from Barracuda's Director of Data Protection Platform Strategy, Greg Arnette.
How to ensure a secure disaster recovery operation
This article from Tech Target discusses the key points to consider when evaluating a secure disaster recovery system. This piece features insight from Barracuda's Director of Data Protection Platform Strategy, Greg Arnette.
Receiving Tons of Unexplained Out-of-office Emails?
In this article for Infosecurity Magazine, Barracuda's VP of Email Security, Asaf Cidon writes about email account takeovers and what signs to look for.
OWASP: What Are the Top 10 Threats and Why Does It Matter?
This article for Infosec Island is written by Barracuda's VP of Product Management and Application Security, Nitzan Miron. Miron identifies the top ten web application threats to be aware of.
Cyber-security: the past, present and future- clouds on the horizon
This article written by Asaf Cidon, Barracuda's VP of Content Security, for SC Magazine UK looks at cybersecurity from the past, present, and the future of the cloud.
4 key qualities in a disaster recovery team consultant
This article from Tech Target discusses the key qualities and benefits a disaster recovery team can offer to organizations. This piece features insights from Barracuda Network's director of data protection, Greg Arnette.
Report: IoT Still Wildly Insecure as New ‘Credential Compromise’ Threat Emerges
This article from The Security Ledger discusses the findings of a report conducted by Barracuda Networks on vulnerabilities affecting Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This piece features insights from Barracuda's Chief Technology Officer, Fleming Shi.
The IoT Nightmare – Attackers Can Compromise Apps, Steal Credentials
This article from TechNadu discusses the results of a report from Barracuda Networks on vulnerabilities IoT web and mobile applications and how they can be used to attack on Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
IoT credential compromise attacks open your devices up to spying
This article from Tech Republic highlights the findings of an investigation conducted by Barracuda Networks on attacks targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as security cameras.
Bay Area Woman Says She Heard Nuclear Attack Warning on Nest Camera: Report
This report from NBC Bay Area features an interview with Barracuda Networks' Chief Technology Officer, Fleming Shi, on attacks to smart home devices.
Barracuda Debuts Automated Email Security Service
This piece from MediaPost discusses the debut of Forensics and Incident Response capabilities for Barracuda Networks' Total Email Protection bundle. Also, highlighted are the insights of Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon, on how the solution improves the incident response process.
Barracuda Packs Incident Response Into Email Protection
This article from Channelnomics breaks down the new Forensics and Incident Response capabilities added to Barracuda Network's Total Email Protection bundle. This piece also highlights the insights of Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
Barracuda Adds Incident Response to Email Security Offering
This article from Security Week discusses Barracuda's addition of Forensics and Incident Response capabilities to the Total Email Protection bundle. This piece also features insights from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
Microsoft Launches Azure DevOps Bug Bounty Program
This article from Threatpost about Microsoft's Azure DevOps bug bounty program features insight from Barracuda's VP of Public Cloud, Tim Jefferson on why security risk professionals will need to get more actively involved in their DevOps team’s processes in 2019.
Barracuda Equips Total Email Protection Offering with Forensics and Incident Response Solution
This article from The Channel Pro Network discusses the addition of Forensics and Incident Report capabilities to Barracuda Networks' Total Email Protection bundle. This piece also features insights from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
Barracuda Boosts Total Email Protection With Forensics And Incident Response
This article from VAR Insights highlights the addition of Forensics and Incident Response capabilities to Barracuda's Total Email Protection bundle. This piece includes quotes from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
Phishing attacks are top employee data breach threat for HR
This article from TechTarget highlights the findings of a report conducted by Barracuda on the prevalence of phishing attacks targeted towards HR and finance departments.
Barracuda Networks Embeds Incident Management in Email Security Suite
This article from Security Boulevard discusses the addition of forensics and incident management capabilities to Barracuda's Total Email Protection bundle. This piece features input from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon, on the benefits of this updated feature.
Barracuda beefs up Total Email Protection bundle with new Forensics and Incident Response capability
This article from Channel Buzz on the release of Barracuda's updated Total Email Protection bundle features an interview with Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon. The newest addition to the bundle includes Forensic and Incident Response capabilities.
Barracuda Improves Email Security With Forensics and Incident Response
This feature article from eWeek highlights the addition of Forensics and Incident Response capabilities to Barracuda Total Email Protection. This piece features insight from Barracuda's VP of Content Security, Asaf Cidon.
Barracuda boosts Total Email Protection with Forensics and Incident Response
Automated incident response helps organizations efficiently find, investigate, and remediate targeted email attacks
Fifteen years of holding the cyber-fort
In this article for TechRadar, Barracuda's CEO, BJ Jenkins reflects on Barracuda's story and the celebration of 15 years of growth and success.
Filled with malware, phishing and scams, does the web need a safety manual?
This article from ZDNet looks at the potential need for a web safety manual, as users continue to fall victim to malware and phishing attacks. This piece features insights from Barracuda's CEO, BJ Jenkins.
Organic growth vs. acquisitions: Which makes more sense?
This article from Barracuda's technology evangelist, Greg Arnette, looks at the pros and cons of business acquisitions compared to organic growth.
3 Cybersecurity Threats K–12 Schools Should Prepare for in 2019
This article from EdTech looks at the top cybersecurity threats K-12 schools should be aware of in 2019, including a prediction by Barracuda's Tim Jefferson about cloud security.
3 Cybersecurity Threats Businesses Should Look Out for in 2019
This article from BizTech features the insights from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson on cybersecurity threats that businesses should be aware of going into 2019.
Hybrid cloud vs. multi-cloud storage: Choose wisely
This article from Tech Target compares hybrid cloud versus multi-cloud storage solutions and how to better evaluate which product better fits your organization's needs. This piece features the insight of Barracuda's technical evangelist, Greg Arnette.
2018 Cybersecurity mergers and acquisitions
This article from SC Magazine highlights notable acquisitions in 2018, including the completion of Barracuda's acquisition of PhishLine.
Barracuda rep details natural disaster backup and recovery strategy
This podcast from TechTarget, Barracuda's tech evangelist, Greg Arnette, discusses backup and recovery strategies and best practices for data in the event of a natural disaster.
Fight Phishing with Benchmarking and Simulation Training
In this article for Info Security, Barracuda's Dennis Dillman discusses how benchmark testing can be beneficial to your email security strategy.
Cyber security predictions roundup for 2019
This article from IT World Canada rounds up expert predictions on cyber security for 2019, featuring the insights from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson.
2019 Predictions: Part Three
This article from InfoSecurity Magazine features predictions from Barracuda's Michael Flouton on what to expect in cyber security for 2019.
The Year Ahead in Security: A Roundup of Vendor Predictions
This article from The Channel Pro Network previews what to expect for cybersecurity in 2019. This piece features predictions of Barracuda's Michael Flouton.
Vendor Predictions 2019 Part 3: Cyber security
This article from Channelnomics looks at cyber security predictions for 2019, highlighting insights of Barracuda's Michael Flouton on the cybersecurity skills gap.
Cyber Criminals Targeting Holiday Spirit with New Gift Card Scam
This article for Payments Journal by Barracuda's Asaf Cidon looks at the increase of social engineering attacks using gift card scams during the holiday season and how to better protect your organization.
Barracuda Networks: Public Cloud Security Changes and Other 2019 Prediction
This article from Solutions Review features predictions from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson, Michael Flouton, and Asaf Cidon for public cloud and cyber security changes in 2019.
Peering Into the Cybersecurity Crystal Ball
This article from Total Security Advisor discusses what to expect for the cyber security landscape in 2019. This piece features expert commentary from Barracuda Network's Tim Jefferson, Michael Flouton, and Asaf Cidon.
Cybercrime and malware, 2019 predictions
This article by ZDNet features a quote from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson on his predictions for cyber crime in the public cloud in 2019.
Business Viewpoint with Bret Grady: Watch out for cyber criminals using spear phishing gift card scam
This article on Tulsa World looks at the prevalence of spear phishing attacks using gift card scams during the holiday season. This piece features the findings of a study conducted by Barracuda Networks, and provides tips on how to avoid falling victim to such attacks.
CEO Outlook: 5 Questions on 2019
This article from CRN features an interview by Barracuda's CEO, BJ Jenkins, about his views on innovation, investment, and success with channel partners for 2019.
Barracuda Networks helps Leeds United to tighten up their defence
EFL Championship promotion hopeful implements Barracuda’s leading email security products for added protection.
Gift card spear-phishing scams targeting receptionists, assistants
This news brief from HR Dive looks at gift card spear phishing, an emerging cybersecurity workplace risk that tricks receptionists, office managers, and executive assistants into sending gift cards to attackers. The article highlights Barracuda's recent Threat Spotlight on the attacks.
Holiday Hacks: 6 Cyberthreats to Watch Right Now
This roundup of holiday hacks to watch out for includes coverage of the gift card spear phishing scam that was the focus of the most recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight.
Request for Gift Card Purchases in Phishing Emails
This news article from Infosecurity Magazine focus on the new type of phishing attack highlighted in the most recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight. That attack involves attackers posing as CEOs to trick office managers, executive assistants and receptionists into sending them gift cards.
Masergy, Barracuda Call for ‘Single-Box’ SD-WAN, Security
This article from Channel Futures looks at networking vendors that are merging SD-WAN with security. This piece features interviews from Barracuda's Klaus Gheri and Ezra Hookano on their take on security solutions and the vendors they come from.
A new gift card email scam just in time for the holidays
This article about the gift card scam spear phishing attacks highlighted in Barracuda's most recent Threat Spotlight warns that cyber criminals are using context and timing to their advantage.
Holiday Email Gift Card Scheme Threatens Companies: Barracuda
Cyber criminals have found a new way to use phishing to get inside companies as the holiday season unfolds: by asking employees to purchase gift cards, according to Barracuda's recent Threat Spotlight on the attack.
Barracuda Networks: The Gift Card Phishing Scam
This article from Solutions Review explores the topic of Barracuda's most recent threat spotlight: gift card phishing scams. This attacks are an interesting blend of spear phishing and social engineering that uses the holiday season to attackers' advantage.
Holiday Season Brings Uptick in Gift Card Scam Emails
This article from TechNadu reports on the recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight about how cybercriminals are taking advantage of the holiday season to trick office managers into sending them gift cards. The piece includes commentary from Lior Gavish, VP for Engineering and Email Security at Barracuda.
Office workers beware: Holiday gift card spear phishing attacks on the rise
This article from Tech Republic looks at the recent Barracuda Threat Spotlight warning organizations about gift card spear phishing attacks, which are trying to trick office managers, receptionists, and executive assistants into sending gift cards to the attackers.
Security Roundup: Symbol Security, Vade, Barracuda, DigiCert
This new roundup highlights coverage of recent research from Barracuda about how security priorities have changed over they past 15 years and how they're expected to change in coming years. It also includes commentary from Asaf Cidon, Barracuda’s vice president of content security services.
Data from Old Breaches Used in “Sextortion” Scam – Barracuda Labs
Research from Barracuda Labs highlights an attack that uses passwords compromised in previous breaches to trick people into paying large sums of money.
Why endpoint backup strategies fail in the cloud
With the rise of the cloud, SaaS, mobile devices, and IoT, enterprises have had to redefine endpoint protection. This article includes commentary from Greg Arnette, tech evangelist at Barracuda.
Cybersecurity Becoming Bigger SD-WAN Concern
As more companies implement SD-WANs, they are now facing the challenges of how to implement SD-WAN security. This article takes a closer look at Barracuda's recent study on SD-WAN challenges and benefits and includes an interview with Klaus Gheri, vice president of network security for Barracuda.
What You Need to Know about the Recent Apache Struts Vulnerability
Tushar Richabadas, product manager for the Barracuda CloudGen WAF product line, writes about the most recent Apache Struts vulnerability and how a web application firewall can help protect against threats like this.
‘Sextortion’ scam uses password breaches to target victims
Scammers are upping their sexual extortion game. Cyber-scammers are the ultimate opportunists. And the latest scam uses stolen passwords and sexual blackmail, according to a report from Barracuda Networks.
Stolen Data Used in Ongoing Sextortion Scam
Using consumer data stolen in data breaches and made available on the dark web, cyber-criminals have launched a sextortion phishing campaign, according to research from Barracuda Networks.
New 'Sextortion' Schemes Fueled by Stolen Passwords & Credentials
This article on research from Barracuda Labs on sextortion scams features commentary from Jonathan Tanner, a senior security researcher at Barracuda.
Email Scam Artists Threaten To Release Sex Videos: Barracuda
This article reports on research Barracuda Labs conducted on sextortion scams, a new type of phishing attack that leverages passwords stolen in previous breaches to trick victims into paying large amounts of Bitcoin.
Sextortion plot uses public breach data to trick victims into thinking they were hacked
Two research reports - one from Barracuda - address an ongoing “sextortion” scam in which attackers use publicly available lists of breached email addresses and passwords to contact victims and blackmail them with false claims that they were caught viewing pornography.
Bogus Porn Emails Using Old Passwords to Scam You Out of Cash
Two reports, including one from Barracuda Labs, look at a phishing attack that uses passwords compromised in previous breaches to make emails threatening to reveal explicit videos more convincing.
Sextortionist Campaigns Get Personal, Creative to Force Payouts
Barracuda and another security firm warn of a flurry of “sextortion” campaigns recently that use new, creative and sometimes extreme methods that leverage personal information and sex-related activity to spur victims to pay thousands to hackers.
Reputation in the era of phishing and Facebook
In this article, Asaf Cidon, VP of email security at Barracuda, looks at how attacks on social networks are contributing phishing attempts.
SD-WAN Adoption Study: 33% of Enterprises Have Completed Deployments at Most Locations
This article covers key findings from Barracuda's new global research study on SD-WAN deployments, challenges, and benefits.
SD-WAN Report: It's All About Security
This article from Virtualization Review highlights Barracuda's new global research report "The Challenges and Opportunities of SD-WAN.
Barracuda: Pure-Play SD-WAN Vendors, Keep Your Paws Off My Firewall
This interview with Ezra Hookano, vice president of channels for Barracuda Networks, covers Barracuda's new study on SD-WAN adoption and looks at why a firewall that includes SD-WAN functionality is a smarter option than trusting pure-play SD-WAN vendors to handle security.
CISO: Tips to Get the Board Onboard with Security
As security becomes a top priority for businesses, the chief information security officer is increasingly tapped to present to the board of directors about risk mitigation and security strategy. Advice from Greg Arnette, technology evangelist at Barracuda Networks, is highlighted in this article.
Global Study Reveals Increased SD-WAN Deployments, But Networking and Security Challenges Persist
Research Indicates Improved Network Security, Connectivity, Flexibility, and Cost Savings with SD-WAN
Security Awareness: 5 Creative Ways to Train Employees on Cybersecurity
Mike Vizzi, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Barracuda’s PhishLine email protection product line, explains why security awareness in the workplace takes effective training.
3 Ways AI Is Making You Safer
This piece from Fortune staff writers looks at three ways artificial intelligence is being use defensively in different industries, including a mention about how Barracuda Networks is using AI to pinpoint phishing attacks.
Ransomware Attacks Target Public & Government Orgs With More Frequency, Ferocity
This article from Security Now looks at the increased targeting of public and government organizations, such as the attacks on Atlanta, Baltimore, and the Port of Barcelona earlier this year. The article includes commentary from Darius Goodall, director of product marketing at Barracuda Networks.
Recovery Systems Protect Campus Data From Potential Threats
Higher education IT pros protect their data (and gain peace of mind) via solid recovery strategies. Find out how one university built their successful strategy around Barracuda Backup.
4 Ways to Fight the Email Security Threat
It's time to reimagine employee training with fresh, more aggressive approaches that better treat email security as a fundamentally human problem. Asaf Cidon, VP, Email Security, Barracuda shares his advice on how to fight email security threats in the article for Dark Reading.
BEC attack scams Texas school district out of $600,000
This article about a Texas school district that was hit with a business email compromise (BEC) attack resulting in a $600,000 loss for the district includes research from a recent Barracuda study on BEC.
Port of San Diego Continues to Recover from Ransomware Attack
Recent attack highlights the importance of data backups in the face of ransomware threats. Darius Goodall, director of product marketing at Barracuda, shares expert advice on how to recover from a successful ransomware attack.
Asaf Cidon, Barracuda Networks: Malware Isn’t the Biggest Worry Nowadays, Credential Theft Is
In this Q&A with TechNadu, Asaf Cidon, Vice President of Email Security at Barracuda Networks talks about online security, artificial intelligence, and the mistakes people make online.
Barracuda Expands Leadership with its Public Cloud Security Solutions, Exceeds 200 Net New Customer Deployments
Growth Fueled by Flexible Deployment and Consumption Models, New Customers, MSP Growth, and Industry Recognition
How to combat the rise of account takeovers from hackers
Why are account takeovers on the rise? And how can businesses prevent this method of attack? Asaf Cidon, from Barracuda Networks, helps Information Age answer these questions
Email security should be more of a channel focus
Customers are leaving themselves exposed to threats as they move to hosted email offerings without adding data protection. Chris Ross, SVP, Sales, International, Barracuda Networks, weighs in.
Leaving the NYSE was 'best decision yet,' Barracuda CEO says
In an interview with the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Barracuda CEO BJ Jenkins discusses the company’s biggest opportunities in security and why going private was the best decision he and the company made.
Latest Facebook hack will be ‘catalyst’ for regulation, says Barracuda CEO
Facebook’s recently disclosed hack, which affected at least 50 million users, is likely to trigger more regulation from the federal government, predicts BJ Jenkins — CEO and president of Barracuda Networks.
Securing the software-defined wide-area network – Six critical functions
As the network perimeter dissolves, implementing security controls is more complex. Hatem Naguib, SVP and GM of of Barracuda's security business writes about important considerations for organizations trying to secure SD-WAN.
10 Tactics For Teaching Cybersecurity Best Practices To Your Whole Company
Barracuda PhishLine is highlighted in this Forbes article about how companies can teach cybersecurity best practices to their employees.
Executive Insights on the Current and Future State of Security
Want to learn more about the current and future state of security? Check out this article where DZone writer Tom Smith talked to multiple security executives, including Nitzan Miron, vice president, product management, application security services at Barracuda.
Barracuda Announces Integration with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Now Available for Customers Using Azure Virtual WAN for Large-scale Branch Connectivity
Account takeover attacks ramping up, leading to explosion of phishing
ATO attacks steal a person's credentials and use them to send emails from their account, according to a recent Barracuda Networks report.
Barracuda makes three e-mail solutions available on a single SKU
Barracuda also related their latest Threat Spotlight, which found that account takeover incidents, which are addressed by the Barracuda Sentinel solution that is part of the bundle, are increasing in frequency.
Barracuda Introduces Total Email Protection Bundle
New email protection bundle offers customers and partners an easier way to buy Barracuda email protection
Barracuda Unveils Email Security Bundle To Simplify Administration
The Total Email Protection bundle will make it easier for partners to sell the full Barracuda email security suite to customers while providing protected margins of between 20 percent and 30 percent, says channel executive Ezra Hookano.
Disrupt Yourself -- or Someone Else Will
Barracuda's Greg Arnette writes about why business leaders must figure out how to disrupt themselves more quickly than ever before in order to survive.
Barracuda Networks Positioned in the Challengers Quadrant of the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.
Real estate transactions in the crosshairs.
In this podcast from The Cyber Wire, Barracuda's Asaf Cidon shares the social engineering trends his team is tracking.
ThreatList: 60% of BEC Attacks Fly Under the Radar
Based on recent Barracuda research, this news brief from Threatpost discusses how up to 60 percent of business email compromise (BEC) attacks don’t involve a malicious link, making it more difficult for employees and email security systems to spot that something is amiss.
Executive compromise attacks don’t always have malicious links: Report
This news article from IT World Canada reviews the results of an analysis performed by Barracuda on email attacks and their targets.
Think You Have Cybersecurity Taken Care Of? Think Again
This feature article from Forbes about security realities that many companies are overlooking includes research from Barracuda about the number of phishing attacks happening per month.
The malware that infected the world reinvents itself
This article from Fox News discusses the RIG Exploit kit that was responsible for infecting computers at a rate, on average, of 27,000 per day, and how the crippling malware is back in a form called CEIDPageLock. The article includes commentary from Barracuda's Asaf Cidon, VP, email security.
Are Your Employees Ready to Deal with an E-mail Compromise Attack?
This article from Total Security Daily Advisor discusses the complexity of phishing attacks and tips on how your employees can prevent them. It includes Barracuda research on business email compromise.
Study: Most email cyberfraud attacks do not include phishing links
This news brief by NAFCU looks at the results of a study conducted by Barracuda on the prevalence of BEC attacks, and it provides insight on how to avoid falling victim of a BEC scam.
Who's At Greatest Risk for BEC Attacks? Not the CEO
A common misconception in security is that business email compromise (BEC) attacks most frequently target corporate leaders, specifically CEOs and CFOs. Research from the Barracuda Sentinel team reveals who's targeted the most by BEC.
CFOs & Financial Employees Become Good Scam Targets
This news article by Credit Union Times looks at how CFOs and financial employees are the most at risk of being targeted in business email compromise schemes, according to the most recent global research report from Barracuda Networks.
Lots of email scams are surprisingly simple but effective, report says
About 60 percent of business email fraud does not involve a malicious link, but rather a plain text message that can be surprisingly effective when wording and context seem authentic, according to a report released Thursday by Barracuda Networks.
Nearly Half of All Business Email Attacks Request Money Transfers – Barracuda Networks
This feature article from TechNadu discusses the prevalence of wire transfer requests in BEC attacks, based on research by Barracuda.
Study: Wire Transfer Fraud Tops BEC Attack List
This article from MediaPost looks at the results of a study done by Barracuda on business email compromise (BEC) and how wire transfer emails are the most common BEC attacks.
Fake CEOs appear in nearly half of phishing scam emails
This article from ITProPortal looks at the report released by Barracuda on the frequency of "CEO fraud" in business email compromise (BEC) attacks.
Beware: Hackers are trying to scam your company with this attack
This feature article from TechRepublic looks at the results of a Barracuda report on how business email compromise attacks have led to billions in fraud losses in recent years, and highlights how to avoid them.
BEC fraud burgeoning despite training
This feature article covers the Barracuda Threat Spotlight on business email compromise (BEC) and highlights research from the Barracuda Sentinel team.
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Achieves Recommended Rating in the 2018 NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Group Test
Barracuda announced that Barracuda CloudGen Firewall received a Recommended Rating from NSS Labs in their 2018 Next Generation Firewall Group Test.
Phishing problems: 3.2M emails blocked in a month
In this podcast from CSO Online, Asaf Cidon, vice president of email security at Barracuda Networks, talks with host Steve Ragan about a recent uptick in phishing attacks, including a spike in business email compromise (BEC) attacks.
Barracuda Accelerates Growth in Email Protection and Expands Customer Base to More Than 50,000
Barracuda achieved 36 percent bookings growth year over year for its email protection products, compared to 9 percent in the first quarter fiscal 2018.
Rush to the Cloud Creates Risk of Overspending
This article from The Wall Street Journal looks at how for larger firms, overestimating cloud capacity can translate into millions of lost dollars in IT budgets a year. It features expert commentary from Barracuda’s Tim Jefferson, VP, Public Cloud.
DZone Research: Cloud Concerns
This article from DZone discusses the insights on the current and future state of the cloud based on research they gathered from IT executives from 33 companies about their, and their clients’, use of the cloud. It includes insight from Tim Jefferson, VP of Public Cloud for Barracuda Networks.
Barracuda Networks Extends WAF Reach to Google Cloud Platform
This news article from Security Boulevard discusses how Barracuda Networks has made its web application firewall (WAF) available on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
Barracuda's CloudGen WAF Lands on Google Compute Platform
This news article by eWeek looks at how Barracuda now supports all three major public cloud providers with its CloudGen Web Application Firewall technology and enables multicloud management capabilities.
Barracuda CloudGen WAF Now Available for Google Cloud Platform
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced the availability of its CloudGen WAF on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), offering GCP customers application protection.
Barracuda CloudGen WAF available for Google Cloud Platform with its application protection and automation capabilities
This news article from Computer Technology Review discusses Barracuda's extension of its CloudGen WAF to GCP customers for enhanced protection, time to market, and automation capabilities.
Barracuda Web Application Firewall Named a Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that the Barracuda Web Application Firewall (WAF) has been named a Strong Performer in ”The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018.”
Advances in Malicious Phishing and Social Engineering Techniques Require Updated Approaches
This feature article from Total Security Daily Advisor is a walk-through compiled from a new report from Barracuda Networks on the various types of phishing e-mails your users are up against each day, and what they can do to stay safe from creative cyber criminals.
A year after the Equifax breach, what security lessons have been learned?
In this opinion article for Information Management, Barracuda's Fleming Shi discusses the biggest security lessons organizations should learn from the Equifax breach.
1.7 Million Phishing Emails Blocked in June: Barracuda Networks
Brand-name spoofing still a popular tactic to lure victims into giving up their login credentials and payment card information, new data from Barracuda Networks shows.
Barracuda Warns Of Email Money And Information Schemes
Based on a report by Barracuda, this news brief from MediaPost looks at the warning signs of email money and information schemes.
Phishing Attacks Are Increasing & Gaining in Sophistication
This article by Security Now showcases how phishing attacks remain one of the oldest types of security concerns, but that doesn't mean they have lost their ability to trick end-users into clicking. In fact, a recent Barracuda report shows increasingly sophisticated and deceptive schemes.
Business pros beware: Phishing attacks are impersonating Netflix and Citibank
Highlighting research from Barracuda, this news article from TechRepublic looks at the increase in phishing attacks, the latest tactics cyber criminals are using, and how to protect yourself.
Cost of Email Security Breaches Rises
This news article from Security Boulevard looks at how email is the single-biggest threat vector and the costs associated with those attacks are increasing, causing a big concern. The piece highlights research by Barracuda.
Increased demand for cybersecurity training is a gap MSPs should fill
This article from Smarter MSP discusses the importance of end-user training in the prevention of spear phishing and other cyber security attacks, based on findings by Barracuda.
Email Threats Increase; Most Vulnerable: Those With Financial Access
This article from Credit Union Times discusses how email security threats are so pervasive, almost 90 percent of companies surveyed by Barracuda faced an email-based security threat in the past year.
Firewalls and the Cloud
This article from Devops Digest includes commentary from Barracuda's Tim Jefferson and looks at concerns about deploying traditional firewalls in the cloud and how using security tools designed for the public cloud can make a business more secure than they were operating purely on-premises.
Department of Justice announces massive arrest in email scammer case
The U.S. Department of Justice has nabbed scores of scammers involved in fraud totaling millions of dollars.
Almost all business report being hit with an email-borne attack, survey
The Barracuda survey found employers are experiencing more email attacks with 81 percent seeing an increase in the last year, and 25 percent of those describing the increase as being dramatic
New Global Research Underscores Continued Increase in Email Threats and its Impact on Staff and Productivity
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced key findings from a new global research report.
Financial Services in the Ransomware Crosshairs: Why and What to Do
Cybercriminals are leveraging ransomware threats to extort big money from organizations of all sizes in every industry, but financial services organizations are one of today’s primary targets.
X-ray your SaaS apps to reveal hidden security vulnerabilities
Best practices to understand security evaluations what is happening "under the hood" of cloud/SaaS applications.
Barracuda Expands its PhishLine Product Portfolio with New, Channel Ready Security Awareness Training for Mid-Sized Companies
Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that it has expanded its PhishLine product portfolio with a streamlined edition well-suited for organizations with less than 1,000 employees.
Cybercriminals impersonate popular file sharing services to take over email accounts
Email account takeover attacks are growing, and attackers are impersonating OneDrive and other popular web services to steal credentials from employees.
Barracuda introduces cloud-delivered web application firewall
Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service simplifies and accelerates the deployment of web application security.
New Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service provides cloud-delivered web application firewall
The Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service simplifies and accelerates the deployment of web application security.
Barracuda Drops Cloud-Delivered Web Application Firewall Service
Barracuda Networks now sells its web application firewall (WAF) as a cloud-delivered, managed service.
Barrracuda Networks Unfurls WAF Cloud Service
Barracuda Networks announced today a managed cloud-based web application firewall (WAF) service that cybersecurity professionals can configure using a five-step wizard process.
Achieving Effective Application Security in a Cloud Generation
Cloud application security requires new approaches, policies, configurations, and strategies that both allow organizations to address business needs and security risks in unison.
Barracuda announced a new cloud-delivered web application firewall (WAF)
The service offers configuration options from zero-touch via Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service - which enables administrators to find, automatically fix and continuously monitor web application vulnerabilities - to policy customization.
Barracuda Launches Web Application Firewall as a Service
Barracuda is making its Web Application Firewall platform available in a cloud-delivered model that benefits from a new management interface and improved configuration.
Industry Insight: Collaboration Tools: The Next Great Security Risk
Whether it's a workflow-based utility such as Asana or a chat-oriented app such as Slack, these tools have also created new opportunities for cybercriminals looking to access your company's most vital information.
Industry Insight: Collaboration Tools Might Be The Next Great Security Risk
If your business uses collaboration tools, then your company's most valuable information may be at risk.
Best security software: How 9 cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats
Calling the Barracuda WAF a firewall is seriously selling it short.
New Necurs variant uses internet shortcuts, Quant Loader to deliver payloads
"This script next produces Quant Loader, a secondary downloader that security researchers from Barracuda recently observed."
Barracuda Networks Rethinks Cybersecurity Training for Users
Barracuda Networks, following its acquisition of PhishLine, wants to encourage companies to take a more positive approach to cybersecurity training, helping users how to better recognize spear-phishing attempts along with other forms of cyberattacks that rely on social engineering to trick them into giving up their credentials.