Barracuda Web Security and Filtering
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Filters Content, Malware, Social Media and Rogue App Threats
The Barracuda Web Security Gateway 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 and desktop devices outside of the corporate network. The Barracuda Web Security Gateway is also available as a virtual appliance. For hosted web security, see Barracuda Web Security Service.
The City of Westerville, OH employs the Barracuda Web Security Gateway to protect its private and public networks.
Protecting Public Wi-Fi for Thousands
Barracuda Web Security Gateways protect the public Wi-Fi throughout the city of Westerville. Barracuda does not charge per-user fees, which make it cost-effective to protect thousands of network users from malware, spyware, and other online threats.
Barracuda makes it easy to set content filtering policies and trouble-shoot problems. Our all-in-one appliance replaces the need to juggle multiple products to manage network bandwidth and protection from cyber threats.
Enforce Corporate Policies
Increase productivity, regulate bandwidth usage, and prevent risky behavior by enforcing granular policies on user activities. The Barracuda Web Security Gateway 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.
Protect Against Web-Based Threats
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.
Monitor Network and User Activity
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.
In addition to powerful on-board reporting, you can also deploy a Barracuda Reporting Server.
The Barracuda Reporting Server is a powerful platform that enables unified reporting for Barracuda Web Security Gateways. Designed to meet the demands of reporting on increasing amounts of user and security data, the Barracuda Reporting Server generates accurate, customizable reports in a fraction of the time that it takes built-in reporting engines, while also enabling aggregated reports for multiple connected devices.
Secure Laptops and Mobile Devices
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 Security Gateway through the cloud. Configurations on the Barracuda Web Security Gateway are simple and easy-to-deploy ensuring customized network protection is in place in a matter of minutes.