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171127November 27, 2017 Barracuda Networks agrees to go private in $1.47-billion deal

CNBC television broadcast of Barracuda Network's acquisition

2017/11 - November
171127November 27, 2017 Barracuda Is Going Private In A $1.6 Billion Deal

Forbes covers the Barracuda Networks acquisition 

2017/11 - November
171127November 27, 2017 Cybersecurity company Barracuda to go private as part of $1.6 billion acquisition

Venturebeat covers the Barracuda Networks acquisition news. 

2017/11 - November
171127November 27, 2017 Barracuda Networks is sold to Thoma Bravo for $1.6 billion

ZDNet covers the Barracuda Networks acquisition news. 

2017/11 - November
171127November 27, 2017 BRIEF-Barracuda Agrees To Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo For $1.6 Bln

Reuters covers the Barracuda Networks acquisition news. 

2017/11 - November
171124November 24, 2017 Calling Barracuda's WAF a firewall is seriously selling it short

CSO Magazine posts a fantastic review of the Barracuda WAF. 

2017/11 - November
171124November 24, 2017 Four Ways to Protect Your Backups from Ransomware Attacks

Barracuda's Rod Matthews posts a great contributed article on ransomware targeting backups and remedies for prevention. 

2017/11 - November
171122November 22, 2017 Holiday season scams: Fake deals, fake stores, fake opportunities

HelpNet Security covers Barracuda's real examples of holiday phishing scams and offers tips to prevent becoming a victim. 

2017/11 - November
171121November 21, 2017 Barracuda F-Series: Firewall Overview and Analysis

eSecurity Planet posts a review of the Barracuda F-Series Firewall.

2017/11 - November
171121November 21, 2017 Barracuda Warns: Watch Out For Black Friday Phishing Emails

Barracuda provides real examples of this years holiday phishing scams and tips to prevent becoming a victim.

2017/11 - November
171121November 21, 2017 Cybercriminals target Black Friday and Cyber Monday in massive holiday phishing campaigns

Silicon Angle covers Barracuda's real examples of this year's holiday phishing scams and tips to prevent becoming a victim. 

2017/11 - November
171115November 15, 2017 Barracuda Floats Cloud Generation Firewalls

Barracuda Networks today unveiled its updated NextGen Firewall and Web Application Firewall offerings, or "Cloud Generation Firewalls," are that are built for the way cloud-enabled applications are built and delivered today.

2017/11 - November
171110November 10, 2017 Don't click that! How to spot an invoice impersonation attack that pretends to be from a coworker

Invoice impersonation attacks are on the rise, attempting to download malware that steals victims' credentials.

2017/11 - November
171109November 09, 2017 Barracuda Acquires Sonian for Email Intelligence and Security

Barracuda Networks takes email security and backup seriously, and has dipped into its coffers to prove it. The Campbell, Calif.-based cybersecurity and data protection vendor acquired Sonian.

 

2017/11 - November
171109November 09, 2017 This phishing attack pretends to come from someone you trust

A new phishing campaign uses invoices and other lures in order to trick victims into downloading malicious software.

 

2017/11 - November
171107November 07, 2017 Artificial Intelligence: A New Hope for Multi-Stage Spear Phishing

A contributed article from Asaf Cidon, VP of Content Security Services on multi-stage spear phishing techniques and solutions to stop them. 

2017/11 - November
171103November 03, 2017 The Evolution from Waterfall to DevOps to DevSecOps and Continuous Security

Barracuda's Jonathan Bregman, Product Marketing Manager is featured in this contributed article about DevsecOps and Continuous Security.

2017/11 - November
171103November 03, 2017 Healthcare Orgs in the Crosshairs: Ransomware Takes Aim

Barracuda's Sanjay Ramnath, VP of Global Marketing is featured in this contributed article about healthcare organizations being targeted by ransomware. 

2017/11 - November
171024October 24, 2017 Break Free of Location Restrictions With Cloud Computing

Barracuda cloud research mentioned in this article about migrating to the cloud. 

2017/10 - October
171023October 23, 2017 The 4 SD-WAN architectures for network security

SD-WAN might have begun as a networking technology, but the SD-WAN’s future lies in security. Integrating branch security features into SD-WAN, allow leaner, simpler remote office deployments.  To those ends, security vendors have introduced SD-WAN capabilities — and SD-WAN vendors add security capabilities.

 

2017/10 - October
171018October 18, 2017 Protection from ransomware: A checklist for continuity

Barracuda products mentioned in a thought leadership piece around stopping ransomware

2017/10 - October
171018October 18, 2017 Identifying wolves among sheep in the age of student cyberbullying

Barracuda's Darius Goodall, Director of Product Marketing speaks on how parent and teachers can help to prevent cyberbullying.

 

2017/10 - October
171017October 17, 2017 Spear Phishing for Mortgages - Hooking a Big One

Asaf Cidon, VP of Content Security Services talking about a highlighted spear phishing threat around mortgages and consumers. 

2017/10 - October
171017October 17, 2017 Channel News Roundup for the Week of October 16th

Barracuda's release of Active DDoS Prevention (ADP) was mentioned in this channel news roundup.

2017/10 - October
171017October 17, 2017 Barracuda delivers DDoS protection and application security with its Active DDoS Prevention

Barracuda's release of Active DDoS Prevention (ADP) is featured in this article. 

2017/10 - October
171017October 17, 2017 Barracuda Debuts Active DDoS Prevention Service

Barracuda's Active DDoS Prevention (ADP) is featured in this article.

2017/10 - October
171017October 17, 2017 Nightly Business Report – October 19, 2017

Barracuda's Asaf Cidon, VP of Content Security Services is featured in this broadcast video about consumer security solutions. 

2017/10 - October
171016October 16, 2017 How to Select a Public Cloud Providor

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The best approach to selecting a public cloud vendor may be to find the best fit for individual workloads on a case-by-case basis.
 
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2017/10 - October
171007October 07, 2017 Fear of cyber attacks holding Office 365 adoption back

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Businesses in the EMEA region re increasingly using Microsoft’s Office 365 solutions, but they’re doing it with a dose of fear from cyber-attacks and similar malicious actions. This was concluded in the new Barracuda Networks report, entitled Office 365 Adoption: Drivers, Risks and Opportunities.

 

2017/10 - October
171007October 07, 2017 Businesses love Office 365, but ransomware is holding them back

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Businesses in the EMEA region re increasingly using Microsoft’s Office 365 solutions, but they’re doing it with a dose of fear from cyber-attacks and similar malicious actions. This was concluded in the new Barracuda Networks report, entitled “Office 365 Adoption: Drivers, Risks and Opportunities”.

 

2017/10 - October
171004October 04, 2017 Ransomware Will Target Backups: 4 Ways to Protect Your Data

Barracuda's Rod Mathews,  <!-- Pano-Framework Requirements Start //--> <!-- [if lt IE 9]> [removed][removed] [removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] <!-- Pano-Framework Requirements End //--> [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] Ransomware Will Target Backups: 4 Ways to Protect ... <!--[removed][removed]--> [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed]// <![CDATA[ theSiteDomain = 'www.darkreading.com'; thePageTitle = 'Ransomware Will Target Backups: 4 Ways to Protect Your Data'; // ]]>[removed] [removed]// <![CDATA[ [removed] = "piddlNGSiteReferer=/; path=/"; [removed] = "piddlNGPageReferer=/; path=/"; var ngenv='ng'; var ngserv='b6fc067711c1f112adbd09d9ced6cd471747a0e3a2a658e578cf380e24825d62'; var omn_regtrackproduct=';darkreading.com Site Registration;;'; var omn_nltrackproduct=';darkreading.com Newsletter Registration;;'; // ]]>[removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed][removed] [removed]// <![CDATA[ var welcomeLinks = { loginText : "Login to your account", logoutText : "Logout", logout : "https://ng.techweb.com/authds/gateway?logout=true&return=https://www.darkreading.com/ng_logout.asp?piddl_nexturl=https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/ransomware-will-target-backups-4-ways-to-protect-your-data/a/d-id/1330029?", profileText : "Profile", registerText : "Register", register : "https://ng.techweb.com/authds/gateway?gateway=true&return=https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/ransomware-will-target-backups-4-ways-to-protect-your-data/a/d-id/1330029?ngAction=register", }; // ]]>[removed] [removed]// <![CDATA[ var loginCheck = 2; var loginHTML = '

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    2017/10 - October
    170929September 29, 2017 Bank Names And Logos Used In New Phishing Scam: Barracuda

    Since the Equifax story broke, consumers and businesses have been hit by a wave of spam emails purporting to address security concerns. This is being done via “Secure Bank Message Impersonation — email attack delivered by spoofed messages from financial institutions,” Barracuda states.

     

    2017/09 - September
    170929September 29, 2017 Protect Campus Users from Back-To-School Phishing Attacks

    Scammers find fall to be the perfect season for phishing and spear phishing.

     

    2017/09 - September
    170928September 28, 2017 Online thieves may be exploiting the Equifax panic, researchers say

    The Equifax breach may have you watching your financial records closely for evidence of fraudulent new accounts or suspicious transactions. But you may also want to keep a close eye on your incoming email, researchers say — and here's why.

     

    2017/09 - September
    170928September 28, 2017 Watch out: These phishing emails claiming to be a 'secure message' from your bank

    A new campaign is looking to take advantage of the trust customers put into communications with their bank.

     

    2017/09 - September
    170928September 28, 2017 Report: Bank Email Fraud Increases since Equifax Breach

    A spate of bogus "secure message" emails from financial institutions are making the rounds, following the high-profile Equifax breach, according to a report released today by Barracuda.

     

    2017/09 - September
    170928September 28, 2017 Montgomery County doesn't plan to reveal its blueprint to prevent new cyber attacks, citing security

    Barracuda's Sanjay Ramnath, VP of Global Marketing is qouted in this article about a ransomware attack. 

    2017/09 - September
    170925September 25, 2017 Hackers breach Deloitte’s email system, compromise client data

    “Judging by the lack of multifactor authentication, it’s very likely that the brute force attack took place via web access to the email server,” commented Fleming Shi, senior vice president of technology at Barracuda Networks Inc. 

     

    2017/09 - September
    170908September 08, 2017 How Equifax hackers might use your Social Security number to pretend they’re you

    Amid the numbing drumbeat of high-profile hacks in recent years, the one reported Thursday by Equifax stands out for its seriousness and its power to spark widespread consumer rage. The key is that the Social Security numbers of up to 143 million people may have been compromised. Social Security numbers have been exposed in some cybersecurity incidents — such as the Office of Personnel Management and Sony Pictures hacks — but not in many others, such as the massive breaches at Target, JP Morgan Chase and Yahoo.

    2017/09 - September
    170905September 05, 2017 VeloCloud Takes Aim at Moving Target of SD-WAN Security

    SD-WAN supplier VeloCloud announced last week the expansion of its SD-WAN Security Technology Partner Program to include new members Palo Alto Networks Inc. , Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) and Forcepoint. But as an industry analyst points out, this is a work in progress and there are several notable networking security companies that aren't on the list. (See VeloCloud Expands SD-WAN Security Ecosystem.)

    2017/09 - September
    170901September 01, 2017 Crypto-Ransomware Targets 20 Million Inboxes

    Security researchers are warning of another major crypto-ransomware campaign which has so far been observed attacking 20 million user inboxes. The threat, discovered in the second half of this week, arrives as many similar ransomware attacks do in the form of an unsolicited email.

    2017/09 - September
    170901September 01, 2017 Major ransomware attack hits healthcare and other industries

    A major ransomware attack is now underway against multiple industries, including healthcare, according to data security and disaster recovery vendor Barracuda Networks.

    2017/09 - September
    170901September 01, 2017 Major ransomware attack hits healthcare and other industries

    A major ransomware attack is now underway against multiple industries, including healthcare, according to data security and disaster recovery vendor Barracuda Networks.

    2017/09 - September
    170831August 31, 2017 Major malspam campaign pushing ransomware via spoofed internal email addresses

    A large malspam campaign using spoofed email addresses has attempted to infect recipients with Locky ransomware in roughly 20 million detected attacks since Tuesday, researchers from Barracuda Networks have reported.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Scary multistage phishing attacks target Office 365 enterprise users

    Hackers are targeting Office 365 users in a multistage phishing campaign that attempts to gain access to accounts that can then be used to cause further damage within a targeted enterprise.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Office 365 account compromise attempts on the rise

    Office 365, Microsoft’s software-as-a-service productivity software suite popular with corporate users, is increasingly becoming attackers’ preferred way into business networks, Barracuda researchers warn.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Damage control: Recruiting talent when your brand has been tarnished

    In an ever-increasing war for talent, recruiters are working hard to sell employers' brands. A company's reputation can affect whether candidates accept job offers, or even apply in the first place.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Cybersecurity firm warns of 20 million active ransomware attempts in last 24 hours

    The aggressive attack uses impersonation and advanced threats to trick email recipients into downloading an attachment labeled ‘payment,’ which will encrypt an organization’s files.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Office 365 Users Increasingly Targeted by Credential-Stealing Phishing Campaigns

    The ubiquity of Microsoft’s Office 365 is making it a favorite target of cyber criminals, who are devising increasingly elaborate counterfeit email and website templates to steal user credentials and launch attacks from within organizations.

    2017/08 - August
    170831August 31, 2017 Barracuda embraces Amazon S3 cloud for DR

    Barracuda now offers customers the choice of storing data either in Amazon S3 or its own cloud as it builds out its disaster recovery services.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 Warning of Potential Hurricane Harvey Phishing Scams

    US-CERT warned users to remain vigilant for malicious cyberactivity centered around Hurricane Harvey including exercising caution with any storm-related emails, attachments, or hyperlinks, even those appearing to originate from trusted sources.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 Office 365 is Prime Target for Spear-Phishing

    A Barracuda report released Aug. 30 said that bad actors are using spear-phishing, account compromise, and insider impersonation to target Office 365 users.

    Both Federal and state governments use Office 365 for reasons such as cost savings, security, privacy, and accessibility. The State of New York saved $3 million a year when it adopted Office 365 and the city of Chicago experienced an 80 percent decrease in cost per employee. Microsoft also restricts content so it’s only shared with intended users, and contains tools to make its technology accessible to people who are visually impaired, deaf, or hard of hearing.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 Sophisticated phishing attacks target Office 365

    With over 100 million monthly subscribers, it's not surprising that Office 365 is a popular target when it comes to attempting to steal credentials. A new report from Barracuda Networks looks at how phishers are sending out authentic-looking emails purporting to be from Microsoft asking users to reactivate their accounts.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 With over 100 million monthly subscribers, it's not surprising that Office 365 is a popular target when it comes to attempting to steal credentials. A new report from Barracuda Networks looks at how phishers are sending out authentic-looking emails purporting to be from Microsoft asking users to reactivate their accounts.

    Cybercriminals are targeting account login credentials of Microsoft Office 365, with its more than 100 million monthly active subscribers, to ultimately launch attacks from within organization, including financial institutions.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 The CyberWire: 8.30.17

    Threat Spotlight: Office 365 Account Compromise — the New “Insider Threat” (Barracuda Networks)Microsoft Office 365 has become so ubiquitous—with more than 100 million monthly active subscribers—that it’s almost become part of our identities particularly inside the network with emails circulating internally.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 Office 365: A Vehicle for Internal Phishing Attacks

    Cybercriminals go where the users are. Office 365, which has more than 100 million active monthly subscribers, has become a hotspot for compelling and personalized cyberattacks. Users trust emails from coworkers, especially those with the correct corporate email address.

    2017/08 - August
    170830August 30, 2017 Office 365 Campaign Attacks Companies from Within

    Microsoft Office 365, which has more than 100 million monthly active subscribers—is the target of a widespread credential-harvesting campaign, where attackers attempt to steal logins and ultimately launch attacks from within an organization.

    2017/08 - August
    170825August 25, 2017 Mimecast Looks To Push All SMB Sales Through Channel, Readies New Program Launch

    On the heels of strong partner growth, Mimecast says it is working to move all of its SMB business through the channel and its readying the launch of a refreshed partner program.

    2017/08 - August
    170823August 23, 2017 7 Ways Your Work Tech Is Betraying Your Privacy

    Have you ever wondered if your boss can see what you're doing on your computer all day? The answer is yes – and you might be surprised by what your supervisors can see.

    2017/08 - August
    170821August 21, 2017 CRN Exclusive: ClearCenter Plans To Invest Up To $50M In Partner Ecosystem Under Channel Vet, HPE Alum Raddon

    On the heels of strong partner growth, Mimecast says it is working to move all of its SMB business through the channel and its readying the launch of a refreshed partner program.

    2017/08 - August
    170818August 18, 2017 New infosec products of the week​: August 18, 2017

    Barracuda Backup is an integrated end-to-end solution that provides customers, resellers, and MSPs with the ability to replicate to their own AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket – giving them the ability to choose where their data resides while also affording them control over their replicated backup data

    2017/08 - August
    170818August 18, 2017 Network security in the IoT age

    Network security is seeing a key moment as more and more devices continued to be added to corporate networks in the age of mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

    2017/08 - August
    170817August 17, 2017 Real Online Profile or Dangerous Scam? HR Beware

    HR recruiters must be vigilant against a new, more targeted type of cyberattack, such as a recent incident involving a phony LinkedIn profile. HR is particularly vulnerable because it has access to employees’ private information, like their W-2s. Cybercriminals are moving from mass attacks—"spamming and hoping” that some minuscule percentage of email recipients will open the fake emails—to “spearfishing,” a more specific approach, Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security services at Campbell, Calif.-based Barracuda Networks, told Bloomberg BNA

    2017/08 - August
    170815August 15, 2017 Barracuda Networks Extends Backup Reach to AWS

    Aiming to provide IT organizations with a maximum amount of flexibility when it comes to backup and recovery, Barracuda Networks today announced it can now replicate data into Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud via a physical or virtual Barracuda appliance running Barracuda Backup software.

    2017/08 - August
    170815August 15, 2017 Barracuda Backup Can Now Be Replicated To AWS

    Today Barracuda Networks, Inc. announced that its Barracuda Backup can now replicate data securely and efficiently to AWS. This works for data that resides on either physical or virtual backup appliance. This gives customers more flexibility in their choice of replication targets and is especially beneficial to customers of both Barracuda and Amazon.

    2017/08 - August
    170815August 15, 2017 Barracuda Expands Data Protecton Solutions with Replication to AWS

    Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protectionsolutions, has added the ability to replicate data from either an on-premises physical or virtual backup appliance to AWS. The new feature provides customers, resellers, and MSPs with greater flexibility and choice to protect their data from data loss and potential disasters, including security threats like ransomware. 

    2017/08 - August
    170815August 15, 2017 Barracuda Adds New Feature to Backup Tool, Now Supports Replication to AWS

    Barracuda Networks just unveiled a new feature; clients using Barracuda Backup can now replicate data securely to the Amazon Web Services cloud (AWS). The data set to be replicated can be on-prem or on a virtual backup appliance, according to the release.

    2017/08 - August
    170807August 07, 2017 Google Engineer Fired After Memo Criticizing Company's Diversity Programs: Reports

    A Google engineer ignited a firestorm of controversy this weekend after writing and releasing an internal memo criticizing the tech company's diversity programs. Scott Budman reports. Features interview with Barracuda SVP & CMO Erin Hintz.

    2017/08 - August
    170807August 07, 2017 Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings And Retirings — August 7, 2017

    Former Amazon Web Services (AWS) security executive, Tim Jefferson was brought on as Barracuda’s new VP of Cloud to help develop the company’s cloud business.

    2017/08 - August
    170804August 04, 2017 30 Notable IT Executive Moves: July 2017

    Erin Hintz, formerly the chief marketing officer of Urban Airship, has joined Barracuda as CMO and senior vice president. 

    2017/08 - August
    170803August 03, 2017 The 5 Most Popular Business Technologies in 2017

    Barracuda mentioned as a leader in online backup. Article Excerpt - I include this technology for two reasons: one is that it's shockingly inexpensive and two because it is probably your most effective defense against Ransomware, the malware of the year. 

    2017/08 - August
    170802August 02, 2017 Anatomy of Mortgage Spear-Phishing Campaigns

    In a new report, phishing experts at Campbell, Calif.-based Barracuda Sentinel dissected a recent incident where an attacker attempted to interfere with a mortgage closure.

    2017/08 - August
    170731July 31, 2017 Mortgage Phishing Scams Target Big Payouts

    Barracuda Networks has described a real-life example that, in this instance, failed. "On the day that the buyers were set to wire funds, they received an email from their mortgage company stating that they switched banks, and to follow the updated wiring instructions in the email attachment."

    2017/07 - July
    170731July 31, 2017 Cyber criminals target mortgage transactions as they phish for a big catch

    Security specialist Barracuda Networks has released an analysis of a recent mortgage spear phishing attempt where an attacker attempted to divert a payment.

    2017/07 - July
    170727July 27, 2017 Beat Ransomware with Data Protection and Recovery

    Security provider Barracuda recently completed a survey of professionals in the IT space who are focused on data protection and recovery. This couldn’t come at a better time given the recent uptick in the popularity of ransomware. According to the vendor, the results were “alarming.”

    2017/07 - July
    170726July 26, 2017 The 10 Coolest Enterprise Cloud Storage Offerings In 2017 (So Far)

    Barracuda Backup LiveBoot 2.0

    Barracuda, Campbell, Calif., in March unveiled Barracuda Backup LiveBoot 2.0, an expansion of its Cloud LiveBoot offering that now includes the ability to rapidly spin up Microsoft Hyper-V environments in the Barracuda Cloud while reducing boot times to help minimize downtime in VMware vSphere and Hyper-V environments. 

    2017/07 - July
    170723July 23, 2017 ICYMI: Our Channel News Roundup for the Week of July 17th

    81.2 percent of businesses don’t test their data protection strategies more than once per year and about half that number don’t test them ever, according to Barracuda Networks.

    2017/07 - July
    170721July 21, 2017 Survey: People using recycle bin for backup

    "There are a number of definitions for "data protection," but the important thing to remember is that it involves much more than simply running a backup. Proper data protection is included in security planning - it includes business continuity and disaster recovery planning, as well as the many security practices involved in preventing unauthorized access. Comprehensive data recovery involves data availability AND data accessibility at all times," said Rod Mathews, SVP and GM of data protection, Barracuda.

    2017/07 - July
    170721July 21, 2017 Microsoft Readying Release of AI Bug Finder for Developers

    Nowadays, it's not unusual for technology companies to apply AI techniques to detect security threats that affect corporate networks and their users.

    For example, Barracuda's new Sentinel service uses AI to unmask targeted spear phishing attempts

    2017/07 - July
    170719July 19, 2017 Most Office 365 Admins Rely on Recycle Bin for Data Backup

    "The Microsoft Recycle Bin is a nice feature, but its job is to help the organization safeguard against accidental data loss," says Rod Mathews, SVP and general manager of data protection at Barracuda Networks. "It's not meant to be a data recovery solution."

     
    2017/07 - July
    170719July 19, 2017 Today's channel rundown - 19 July 2017

    "A very high percentage of IT pros don't regularly test their data protection strategies - if at all" states Barracuda Networks

    2017/07 - July
    170719July 19, 2017 Why cyberattacks should keep CFOs up at night

    "In the last couple of years, cybersecurity has become more of a financial issue, and has a larger financial impact on victims of attacks than previously," said Dustin Driggs, CFO of Barracuda Network.

    2017/07 - July
    170719July 19, 2017 Data Recovery in the Age of Ransomware

    Earlier this year, the world recognized World Backup Day (WBD) as a reminder to everyone that data is important and has to be protected. As part of the WBD recognition, Barracuda ran a series of blog posts on the reasons why companies lose data even when they do almost everything right.

    2017/07 - July
    170718July 18, 2017 Barracuda Networks Enhances API to Advance DevSecOps

    Recognizing that DevOps teams deploying applications in the cloud need a more sophisticated approach to security, Barracuda Networks at the Microsoft Inspire 2017 conference unveiled an enhanced REST API for its Web Application Firewall (WAF), in addition to providing integration with the IT automation framework developed by Puppet Labs.

    2017/07 - July
    170717July 17, 2017 Barracuda Announces NextGen Firewall Enhancements

    Last week, Barracuda announced enhancements to their firewall products that will expedite customers’ adoption of Microsoft Azure and enable increased automation.

    2017/07 - July
    170715July 15, 2017 10 Hot Products At Microsoft Inspire

    Barracuda Networks showed off its product for Office 365 security, backup, archiving and discovery -- Essentials For Office 365 -- during Inspire 2017.

    2017/07 - July
    170714July 14, 2017 Hackers are penetrating U.S. nuclear facilities

    In a "nightmare scenario," according to Barracuda Networks Vice President Asaf Cidon, since a cyber attack on a nuclear plant could "heavily disrupt a critical infrastructure with a click of a mouse."

    2017/07 - July
    170714July 14, 2017 Barracuda Integrates Firewalls with Microsoft Operations Management Suite

    Barracuda Networks Inc. has integrated its NextGen Firewall (NGF) and Web Application Firewall (WAF) products with Microsoft’s Operations Management Suite.

    2017/07 - July
    170714July 14, 2017 Cybersecurity Companies Ranked by Bay Area cybersecurity employees

    We rank the Greater Bay Area's largest cybersecurity companies by the size of their local cybersecurity workforce.

    2017/07 - July
    170711July 11, 2017 Enhanced firewall integrates with Azure and DevOps tools

    Cloud security specialist Barracuda Networks is announcing enhancements to its firewall products to help customers speed up Microsoft Azure adoption and become cloud ready.

    2017/07 - July
    170709July 09, 2017 Cybersecurity firm Edge Networks works to keep computer systems stable

    It’s an industry that’s constantly changing, said Asaf Cidon, an executive with the firm Barracuda Networks, which has a small presence in Vancouver.

    “It’s a cat-and-mouse game,” he said.

    2017/07 - July
    170706July 06, 2017 Spear Phishing Attacks Need To Be Given The Attention They Deserve

    Ransomware has dominated the headlines in recent months, but Barracuda’s SVP of security argues that spear phishing should be receiving the attention.

    2017/07 - July
    170704July 04, 2017 One big trend: A media wake-up call

    "A large part of this too comes from the fact that media companies are not at all prepared for these threats and the impact isn't always obvious until it's too late," says Asaf Cidon, vice president of cybersecurity firm Barracuda networks.

    2017/07 - July
    170703July 03, 2017 Ad Roundup: Releases to protect, engage consumers

    "Spear phishing is rampant. It's no longer just the large enterprises or C-suite that need to be on high alert--everyone is a target," said Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security services at Barracuda Networks.

    2017/07 - July
    170629June 29, 2017 Barracuda Networks launches AI-driven ‘spear phishing’ protection platform

    Cloud-focused cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks Inc. is taking artificial intelligence to the world of phishing protection with a new product that promises to provide real-time spear phishing and cyberfraud defense.

    2017/06 - June
    170629June 29, 2017 Barracuda Sentinel Uses AI to Detect Spear Phishing Attacks

    "Our team from Sookasa has been working on communication and content security which led lead us to this new product, Barracuda Sentinel," Cidon told eWEEK. "Sentinel leverages a lot of the work we had already done using the APIs of cloud services."

    2017/06 - June
    170629June 29, 2017 Barracuda Launches AI-based Spear Phishing Detection

    Barracuda Networks this week announced its new Sentinel product: an artificial intelligence (AI) powered spear-phishing and business email compromise (BEC) realtime detection and prevention solution.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 Barracuda Uses AI to Defend Against Spear Phishing and Cyber Fraud

    Barracuda has developed a new solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to emulate having a security professional make those decisions and guard against real-time spear phishing and cyber fraud attacks.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 Barracuda Launches Comprehensive Anti-Spear Phishing Solution

    Barracuda Networks Inc. has rolled out a new cloud-based solution designed to provide comprehensive protection against business email compromise (BEC) scams and other forms of spear phishing.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: 28 June 2017

    Barracuda Sentinel, an AI solution for real-time spear phishing and cyber fraud defense.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 Barracuda Announces AI Spear Phishing Defense Service

    Barracuda Networks on June 28 announced the release of Barracuda Sentinel, an artificial intelligence-based solution to the increasingly targeted spear phishing campaigns experienced by all sizes of government and industry.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 Barracuda unveils AI-driven tech to combat spear-phishing

    Barracuda Sentinel is delivered as a cloud service and includes APIs to link to various applications, including Microsoft Office 365 and a variety of social media outlets to defend against impersonation attempts, business email compromise and cyber fraud.More than 90 percent of cyberattacks and resulting breaches in 2016 stemmed from a spear-phishing email, according to PhishMe's 2016 Enterprise Phishing Susceptibility and Resiliency report.

    2017/06 - June
    170628June 28, 2017 Barracuda Networks Debuts AI-Based Security Product

    Barracuda Networks Inc., a provider of cloud-based security solutions, has introduced Barracuda Sentinel, a tool to fight spear phishing and cyber fraud.

    2017/06 - June
    170627June 27, 2017 Cyberattackers Kick Down a Few Parliament Email Doors

    The United Kingdom's Parliament on Monday reported a cyber attack on its email system over the weekend, when hackers attempted to access user accounts without authorization. "They used a brute force attack to find users on the system with weak passwords," said Asaf Cidon, vice president for content security services at Barracuda Networks.

    2017/06 - June
    170623June 23, 2017 New social media scams: Can you tell friend from foe?

    "Hackers can use social media to infect someone within an organization, then sit on the network and monitor their internal communications," says Asaf Cidon, VP of content security services at Barracuda Networks..

    2017/06 - June
    170623June 23, 2017 Organizations still unclear on cloud security responsibility

    “This report highlights the ongoing increase in public cloud use globally, with many organizations seeing substantial process and financial benefits. However, there are still a significant number of organizations that are not clear on the shared security model and the implication to their data and applications,” said Senior Vice President and General Manager of Security at Barracuda, Hatem Naguib.

    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

    Many businesses are struggling with who is responsible for securing cloud-based data. A new survey from Barracuda Networks discovered 71% of IT decision-makers feel cloud providers are responsible for customer data in the public cloud, and 66% believe cloud providers are responsible for their applications in the public cloud.

    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 and Asaf Cidon from Barracuda Networks on the increased threat from ransomware.

    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 such as BitCasa and Barracuda keep following the same pattern.

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

    At Barracuda Networks, Jeff Jager of Grand Rapids tried a scratch-style pseudo coding exercise, "I just want to learn more about what's going on in the Ann Arbor tech community," said Jager, who moved away from Ann Arbor during the recession and is looking to return. "It's amazing how much has happened."

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

    “CXOs may be protected by extensive cybersecurity training; on the other hand, gatekeepers, such as administrative assistants, who screen and filter through incoming requests, calls and e-mails before escalating to the top, often are moving quickly and have not received the security education required to filter out phishing attacks on their own,” said Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security services at cybersecurity vendor Barracuda Networks

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

    So the question becomes, what can small businesses do to avoid falling victims to these attacks? Small Business Trends talked with Mike Van Pelt, threat analysis engineer at the Barracuda Networks in San Francisco.

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

    According to a survey from Barracuda, phishing—and particularly spear phishing—has become a lucrative art. The attackers also do not discriminate based on company size. Email remains one of the most widely used business communications tools.

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

    Asaf Cidon, who studies ransomware and a vice president at the security company Barracuda Networks, said that criminals become sophisticated, particularly in choosing their victims. Hackers attack a specific department of the company.

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

    Employees and the executives above them have gotten smarter, but so have the attackers, says Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security services at Barracuda Networks

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

    "Phishing and spear-phishing are becoming the next big thing in security and it's the natural evolution of how hackers operate," said Asaf Cidon, vice president of content security services at Barracuda Networks.

    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. It analyzes top players in the market, like Barracuda

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

    "Administrative assistants are often granted access to sensitive information and credentials for senior employees to streamline business processes. For this reason, attackers pinpoint admins to obtain personal information and credentials that can be used to enter a network," said Asaf Cidon, VP Content Security Servicess, Barracuda.

    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, such as Barracuda Networks

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

    Asaf Cidon, a vice president at the security company Barracuda Networks who studies ransomware, said that criminals had become more sophisticated in the last year, especially in how they choose their victims.

    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

    It’s exciting to watch the level of engagement from both the companies and the community, and to see people of all ages inspired by the thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem here.”Participants will start at one of three check-in locations – Ann Arbor SPARK Central Innovation Center, Barracuda Networks, or Bank of Ann Arbor - where they can pick up a map and begin the A2 Tech Trek

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

    Asaf Cidon, VP Content Security Servicess, Barracuda: Roughly 91% of attacks start with a targeted email breach. With the volume and sophistication of email breaches on the rise, almost every function within an organization should be on high alert.

    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.

    Check-in locations include:

    • SPARK Central Innovation Center, 330 E. Liberty St.
    • Barracuda Networks, 317 Maynard St.
    • Bank of Ann Arbor, 125 S. 5th Ave.
    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. The check-in locations are SPARK Central Innovation Center, 330 E. Liberty St.; Barracuda Networks, 317 Maynard; and Bank of Ann Arbor, 125 S 5th Ave.

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

    May Threat Spotlight. BARRACUDA BLOG: By now most of us know that when we receive an email with an Office document, not to just click on it without further thought. This post describes why phishers and other criminals design these attachments with active content so they can compromise our PCs.

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

    May Threat Spotlight Threat Spotlight: “Enable Macros” Phishing Attack (Barracuda) As if we didn’t know that ransomware was bad news — we learned just how big of an epidemic this stuff is becoming with the WannaCry attack earlier this month. The scope of this particular attack was truly astonishing, reaching hundreds of thousands of users in over 150 countries worldwide

    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. When tooling the security of the environment relies solely on the team configuring the appliances. Virtual security appliance vendors include Barracuda, Fortinet, Blue Coat and Cisco.

     
    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. Even after a user deleted an email on her desktop, it was still available through the Archiver 350. The Barracuda appliance also works with cloud-based email, such as Office 365 and Google Apps.

    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. Michael Hughes, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Barracuda Networks, says that while public cloud infrastructure providers secure their infrastructure, it’s up to the IT organization to secure the applications that run on those clouds.

    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. Barracuda has an answer for it all.

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

    Wieland Alge, general manager for Emea at security provider Barracuda Networks, agrees that hacking by Chinese state groups has “massively” reduced. “Ten years ago China did not have much to lose so they took a lot of risks stealing intellectual property and engaging in corporate espionage.”

    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

    This month also saw Cisco and NetApp Inc. join forces to invest millions into Datos IO Inc., a data management and protection platform that is just three years old. Despite being a young startup, which launched its data recovery product in June, Datos IO has managed to attract some big customers, including Ayla Networks Inc., Barracuda Networks Inc., eBay Inc. and OpenTable Inc.

    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. (3. Talent – Cybersecurity: Barracuda Networks Inc.plans to hire about 115 people in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company was founded by Dean Drako, a University of Michigan graduate.)

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

    Sanjay Ramnath, Vice President, Security Products and Business Strategy at Barracuda, said attacks are being more sophisticated. He said: “When they have information on you that is when it is dangerous. They can customise an attack specifically for you. They are extremely sophisticated. Setting your password, as ‘password’ is also a huge no-go."

    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? To find out, we met up with two of leading cybersecurity experts: Hatem Naguib, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Security at Barracuda, and Raj Samani, Chief Scientist at McAfee/Intel.

    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? To find out, we met up with two leading infosec experts: Hatem Naguib, senior vice president of security at Barracuda, and Raj Samani, chief scientist at McAfee/Inte

    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. Protection vendors, such as Unitrends,  Zerto, Commvault, Acronis, Barracuda, Infrascale, Asigra, Druva and Datto, have been adding features they say will protect against ransomware

    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

    According to the research team at Barracuda Networks, once this malware gets into a network, it is infecting Windows systems via a vulnerability in SMB file sharing.

    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. "Barracuda has been able to slow it down... the security company has beem finding and deleting the ransomware"

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

    CNBC analyzed the last 15 major cyberattacks using analytics tool Kensho. A week following the hacks, shares of Barracuda Networks, F5 Networks, and Fortinet posted the biggest average gains.

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

    "From a technology perspective, an API is just an instruction for an existing system," says Neeraj Khandelwal, senior product manager at Barracuda Networks. "From a business perspective, it is a way of delivering value."

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

    Ransomware mitigation should be part of an overall business continuity plan. In terms of technology, companies and partners should seek to connect the dots between IT security, backup, disaster recovery and business continuity. Several vendors (particularly Barracuda Networks and Datto) are connecting the dots between their backup and security offerings.

    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

    The study, by Barracuda Networks, also reveals that 92% of people surveyed are concerned about the threat of ransomware striking their organization

    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

    In a survey from Barracuda Networks with a focus on small- and medium-sized businesses, 92% of people surveyed said they are concerned about ransomware hitting their organization—and nearly half, or 47%, of respondents had been victims of ransomware already

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

    "The impact of these attacks is far reaching. It's not just your hard-earned money that is at risk, it's also your reputation, viability, and jobs," says Hatem Naguib, SVP and general manager security at Barracuda.

    2017/05 - May