Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Security and DDoS Protection Against Automated & Targeted Attacks

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Overview

Secure Your Web Applications Anywhere

Your outward-facing web applications represent a significant vector for advanced cyber threats that grow more sophisticated daily. Keeping them secure can become a real resource drain on your web admins, DevOps, and security teams, slowing development cycles.

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall simplifies application security, so you can focus on your business. Its comprehensive feature set, versatile deployment options, and ease of use let you automate many application security tasks, whether your web infrastructure resides in an onsite datacenter, in a virtualized environment, or in the cloud.

Cloud Ready

Purchase Baracuda Web Application Firewall on-premises (virtual or physical) and get a FREE 90-day license for the cloud version on AWS and Azure.

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Benefits

Dynamic Web Security for an Evolving Threat Landscape

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides superior protection against data loss, application-layer DDoS, and known and previously unknown zero-day application-layer attacks. As new types of threats emerge, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall dynamically acquires new capabilities to block them. These definitions are automatically updated and will “virtually patch” your applications, ensuring the highest security posture at all times. This greatly reduces the time between vulnerability disclosure and vulnerability patching.

Key Features:  Application Attack and DDoS ProtectionServer CloakingAdaptive ProfilingXML FirewallData Loss PreventionComplianceWeb Scraping Protection

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Granular Identity and Access Management

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall has strong authentication and access control capabilities that ensure security and privacy by restricting access to sensitive applications or data to authorized users. Integrated Identity Access and Management pre-authenticates on the perimeter before access is allowed to critical web applications. User Access Control can be offloaded from multiple applications on a single consolidated device. Detailed audit logging provides clear visibility into user activity across all protected applications.

Key Features:  Two-Factor AuthenticationClient IP Reputation & User Access Control

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Intuitive Administration & Management

With over 90% of customers deploying active protection in less than a week, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall is designed to provide instant security. Integrations with best-of-breed security tools ensure easy deployments into existing environments while providing granular logging, alerting, and reporting for management, compliance, or early warning detection. It can be deployed in High Availability clusters to provide redundancy and seamless failover capabilities in response to outages thereby ensuring maximum application uptime.

Key Features:  Pre-Built Security TemplatesVulnerability Scanner IntegrationAutomatic Security UpdatesApplication Load Balancing and Monitoring

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Scalable Security for Public & Private Clouds

Today, cloud computing has become a “must-have” to a majority of the enterprise IT community, for reasons ranging from economic gains to technology benefits. But one of the major concerns carrying over from traditional IT—data and application security—has not changed, and requires the same diligence in the cloud as with on-premises solutions. Fortunately, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall can be readily plugged into private cloud environments as well as third-party cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.

Key Features:  Cloud Edition for Microsoft AzureCloud Edition for Amazon Web Services

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Discover Existing Web Application Vulnerabilities

Web application development is a dynamic process, and with features to implement and timelines to meet, security vulnerabilities will inevitably occur. The Barracuda Vulnerability Manager is a non-invasive, web-based scanning tool that quickly discovers application security flaws such as those on the OWASP Top 10, including SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and others. It is provided at no charge by Barracuda. The detailed output of the scan lists all vulnerabilities discovered, ranks them from most to least critical, and provides additional insights to help you address them.

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Simplified Deployment, Automated Security, Greater Agility

DevOps teams work hard and fast to keep your online presence up to date. But time-consuming security audits following every change can slow development cycles, giving your competition the advantage. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall features the Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service, which simplifies deployment to just 3 steps:

  1. Install the Web Application Firewall and assign an IP address
  2. Point it at your applications
  3. Initialize the “Scan”

Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service generates a report that can be used to automatically configure the Web Application Firewall. You can then automate vulnerability scanning at pre-defined times, or scan on demand as needed, to maintain your security posture as your web presence evolves.

Key Features:  Vulnerability Remediation Service

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The Barracuda Web Application Firewall protects critical client healthcare information from web-based attacks.