The Barracuda Web Filter lets organizations benefit from online applications and tools without exposure to web-borne malware and viruses, lost user productivity, and misused bandwidth. As a comprehensive solution for web security and management, it unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine. Advanced features ensure that organizations adapt to emerging requirements like social-network regulation, remote filtering, and visibility into SSL-encrypted traffic.
Unlimited remote user licenses are included to enforce content and access policies for mobile devices outside of the corporate network. The Barracuda Web Filter is also available as a virtual appliance. For hosted web security, see Barracuda Web Security Service.
Increase productivity, regulate bandwidth usage, and prevent risky behavior by enforcing granular policies on user activities. The Barracuda Web Filter can control access to web sites, applications, and Web 2.0 platforms based on users, groups, time, bandwidth, and other criteria. SSL-filtering and inspection capabilities provide policy enforcement on social-media and search platforms that are otherwise obfuscated.
Keep networks and users safe by blocking spyware downloads, preventing viruses, and restricting requests to malicious websites by leveraging intelligence from thousands of collection points worldwide. Our award-winning antivirus and anti-spyware technologies combine preventive, proactive, and reactive measures to deliver industry-leading content filtering and malware protection.
Gain complete insight into user activity and network threats via an intuitive dashboard and integrated reporting. This clear visibility lets administrators create effective policies and generate proactive alerts to properly respond to threats.
Extend security and policies to remote users. With the Barracuda Web Security Agent and the Barracuda Safe Browser, traffic from remote clients can be filtered with the same policies set for on-network users.
Centrally manage the Barracuda Web Filter through the cloud. Configurations on the Barracuda Web Filter are simple and easy-to-deploy ensuring customized network protection is in place in a matter of minutes.