Barracuda Web Application Firewall

Protect Applications and Data from Advanced Threats

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Overview

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall blocks an ever-expanding list of sophisticated web-based intrusions and attacks that target the applications hosted on your web servers—and the sensitive or confidential data to which they have access.

The Barracuda Advantage

  • State-of-the-art security utilizing full reverse-proxy architecture
  • Malware protection for collaborative web applications
  • Employs IP Reputation intelligence to defeat DDoS attacks
  • No user-based or module-based licensing
  • Designed to make it easier for organizations to comply with regulations such as PCI DSS and HIPAA
  • Cloud-based scan with Barracuda Vulnerability Manager
  • Automatic vulnerability remediation

Product Spotlight

  • Comprehensive inbound attack protection including the OWASP Top 10
  • Built-in caching, compression and TCP pooling ensure security without performance impacts
  • Identity-based user access control for web applications
  • Built-in data loss prevention
  • ICSA certified

Constant Protection from Evolving Threats

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides superior protection against data loss, DDoS, and all known application layer attack modalities. Automatic updates provide defense against new threats as they appear. As new types of threats emerge, it will acquire new capabilities to block them.

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.

Affordable and Easy to Use

Pre-built security templates and intuitive web interface provide immediate security without the need for time-consuming tuning or application learning. Integration with security vulnerability scanners and SIEM tools automates the assessment, monitoring, and mitigation process.

"With the Barracuda Web Application Firewall in place, we are demonstrating to our customers and partners that we are serious about the security of their data. It lets our staff to worry less about backend security and concentrate more on providing quality services to our partners and customers."
- Michael Fainshtein, Chief Technology Officer CredoRax

Technical Specs

Technical Specs

Web Application Security

  • Form field meta-data validation
  • Adaptive security
  • Website cloaking
  • URL encryption
  • Response contro
  • JSON payload inspection
  • XML firewall
  • Web scraping protection
  • Network HSM Support (660 & above)
  • Granular policies to HTML elements
  • Protocol limit checks
  • File upload control
  • Tor Blocking
OWASP top 10 protection:
  • SQL injection
  • Cross-site scripting
  • Cookie or forms tampering
Outbound data theft protection:
  • Credit card numbers
  • Custom pattern matching (regex)
Geo IP location:
  • Anonymous Proxy

Networking

  • VLAN, NAT
  • Network ACLs
  • Advanced routing

Supported Web Protocols

  • HTTP/S 0.9/1.0/1.1/2.0
  • WebSocket
  • FTP/S
  • XML
  • IPv4/IPv6

Authentication

  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Client Certificates
  • SMS Passcode
  • Single Sign-On
  • Multi-Domain SSO

Advanced Authentication (660 & above)

  • Kerberos v5
  • SAML
  • Azure AD
  • RSA SecurID

Application Delivery and Acceleration

  • High availability
  • SSL offloading
  • Load balancing
  • Content routing

DDoS Protection

  • Integration with Barracuda NextGen Firewall to block malicious IPs
  • Barracuda IP Reputation Database
  • Heuristic Fingerprinting
  • CAPTCHA challenges
  • Slow Client protection
  • ToR exit nodes
  • Barracuda blacklist
  • Volumetric DDoS protection3

SIEM Integrations

  • HPE ArcSight
  • RSA enVision
  • Splunk
  • Symantec
  • Microsoft Azure Event Hub
  • Custom

Logging, Monitoring and Reporting

  • Barracuda IP Reputation Database
  • Heuristic Fingerprinting
  • CAPTCHA challenges
  • Slow Client protection

Models & Options

Models

360

  • 1 - 5 Backend Servers
  • 25 Mbps Throughput
  • 8,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 2,500 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports **
  • AC Input Current (amps) 1.2
  • Dimensions (in) 17.2 x 1.7 x 14
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports 2 x 10/100 w/bypass Cu
  • Form Factor 1U Mini
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports **
  • Management Port 10/100
  • Power Supply
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 12
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service

460

  • 5 - 10 Backend Servers
  • 50 Mbps Throughput
  • 15,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 4,000 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports **
  • AC Input Current (amps) 1.4
  • Dimensions (in) 17.2 x 1.7 x 14
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports
  • Form Factor 1U Mini
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 2 x 1 GbE w/bypass Cu
  • Management Port 10/100/1000
  • Power Supply
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 12
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service

660

  • 10 - 25 Backend Servers
  • 200 Mbps Throughput
  • 30,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 12,000 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports **
  • AC Input Current (amps) 1.8
  • Dimensions (in) 17.2 x 1.7 x 22.6
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports
  • Form Factor 1U
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 2 x 1 GbE w/bypass Cu
  • Management Port 10/100/1000
  • Power Supply
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 26
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service

860

  • 25 - 150 Backend Servers
  • 1 Gbps Throughput
  • 90,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 30,000 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports **
  • AC Input Current (amps) 4.1
  • Dimensions (in) 17.4 x 3.5 x 25.5
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports
  • Form Factor 2U
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 8 x 1 GbE
  • Management Port 10/100/1000
  • Power Supply
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 46
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service

960

  • 150-300 Backend Servers
  • 5 Gbps Throughput
  • 180,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 30,000 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 2x 10 GbE
  • AC Input Current (amps) 5.4
  • Dimensions (in) 17.4 x 3.5 x 25.5
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports
  • Form Factor 2U
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 8 x 1 GbE
  • Management Port 10/100/1000
  • Power Supply
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 52
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service

1060

  • 300-600 Backend Servers
  • 10 Gbps Throughput
  • 190,000 HTTP Transactions/Sec.
  • 70,000 SSL Transactions/Sec.

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  • Security

  • Response Control
  • Outbound Data Theft Protection
  • File Upload Control
  • Vulnerability Scanner Integration
  • Protection Against Application DDoS Attacks
  • Network Firewall
  • JSON Protection
  • XML Firewall
  • URL Encryption
  • Adaptive Profiling
  • AV for File Uploads
  • Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection *
  • Network HSM Integration
  • Access Control

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • LDAP/RADIUS
  • Traffic Management and Availability

  • Caching and Compression
  • Content Routing
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Networking

  • Advanced Routing
  • Link Bonding
  • Multi-Port Hardware
  • Hardware

  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 4 x 10 GbE
  • AC Input Current (amps) 5.4
  • Dimensions (in) 17.4 x 3.5 x 25.5
  • ECC Memory
  • Ethernet Ports
  • Form Factor 2U
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports ** 16x 1GbE non-bypass 8x 1GbE bypass
  • Management Port 10/100/1000
  • Power Supply 2
  • Voltage 100-240V 50-60Hz
  • Weight (lb) 52
  • HTTP/S, FTP Protocol Validation
  • Form Field Meta Data Validation
  • Bot Protection
  • Web Site Cloaking
  • Logging, Monitoring and Reporting
  • SSL Offloading
  • Centralized Management
  • Client IP Reputation
  • Rest API
  • Vulnerability Remediation Service
* Requires separate license
** Copper/Fiber (MM) NIC options and Hard Bypass options available

Support Options

Instant Replacement Service

  • Replacement unit shipped next business day
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Free hardware refresh every four years

Barracuda Energize Updates

    Standard technical support
    Firmware and capability updates as required
    Automatic application definitions updates

Hardware Options

  • Optional Ethernet Bypass

Management Options

  • Customizable role-based administration
  • Vulnerability scanner integration
  • Trusted host exception
  • Rest API
  • Custom Templates
  • Interactive and scheduled reports