Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service

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From zero to security in minutes

Configuring traditional web application firewalls can take days of effort. But Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service—a full-featured, cloud-delivered application security service—breaks the mold. Deploy it, configure it, and put it into full production—protecting all your apps from all the threats—in just minutes.

Simplicity with flexibility

Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service provides unparalleled simplicity with a 5-step deployment wizard, pre-built templates, easy-to-navigate user interface, and unlimited rulesets.

Massively scalable and globally available

Azure-certified Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is ready to secure all your apps. It leverages Azure’s extensive global presence and resource flexibility to meet data residency and availability needs at all times.

Unmetered DDoS protection included

Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service includes full-spectrum L3-L7 DDoS protection (volumetric and application) to protect your applications from disruptions and ensure nonstop availability.

"Calling Barracuda's WAF a Firewall is seriously selling it short."

John Breeden II

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Get total application security in five easy steps.

Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service puts you in complete control. Get up and running quickly and easily with a 5-step deployment wizard and preconfigured rulesets. Alternatively, take a more hands-on approach by creating, fine-tuning, and applying your own custom rulesets to the specific apps you choose. Either way, WAF-as-a-Service gives you a complete set of features and capabilities to ensure total application security.

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Find and remediate vulnerabilities automatically.

Complex deployments, frequent updates to apps, and fast deployment of new apps can easily introduce vulnerabilities. Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service leverages our advanced vulnerability scanner to constantly monitor your entire deployment for vulnerabilities.

When it finds vulnerabilities—even in apps that are still in development—it can remediate them automatically or with a single click. Detailed reporting of vulnerability discovery and remediation helps you demonstrate compliance.

Leverage powerful reporting capabilities.

In a world of fast-multiplying regulatory frameworks and data privacy protection rules, establishing and demonstrating compliance can be a burdensome, ongoing process that consumes ever-greater amounts of resources.

Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service generates detailed logs automatically, and provides customized reports on demand, making it easy to demonstrate regulatory compliance.

In addition, granular visibility into application traffic and user behavior gives you valuable, actionable insights that you can use to guide strategic planning.

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Get advanced DDoS protection at no extra charge.

Unmetered DDoS protection capabilities give you total peace of mind, blocking the entire scope of application threats—much more than just the OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities. And unlike other solutions, WAF-as-a-Service also provides full-spectrum, Layer-3 – 7 DDoS protection, in order to ensure uninterrupted availability of the apps your business depends on. And did we mention that it’s unmetered? That’s right—comprehensive DDoS protection is built in, with no extra charges.

Keep today’s most sophisticated bots out of your apps.

Incredible as it may seem, bots generate more than half of today’s internet traffic. And that includes malicious traffic that seeks to penetrate your applications to launch a wide variety of attacks.

The most advanced malicious bots in use today are increasingly good at mimicking human behavior and are extremely difficult to detect without blocking legitimate user traffic.

Barracuda Advanced Bot Protection is a cloud-based add-on service that uses multiple artificial-intelligence and machine-learning layers to let WAF-as-a-Service detect the most sophisticated bots while letting legitimate application traffic through.

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Filter out advanced and zero-day threats efficiently and reliably.

Modern malware threats are rapidly growing in volume and sophistication. They are designed to evade traditional detection techniques and are often propagated through targeted, zero-hour attacks. And these new malware variants are appearing faster and in greater number than ever before.

Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection is an integrated cloud-based service that analyzes traffic across all of the major threat vectors. It uses multiple analytic layers—including sophisticated sandbox analysis—to spot and block threats, including evasive zero-hour attacks.

Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is certified.

ICSA labs enterprise Azure Certified

"Using Barracuda’s five-step deployment wizard, we had WAF-as-a-Service up and running and fully configured in less than ten minutes. Overall, we found the service very easy to use, and it totally met our expectations."

Michael Johnson

Director of IT

Zero to security in minutes

Cloud-delivered WAF technologies for streamlined application protection. With only 5 steps to get started, you can begin mitigating application attacks quickly and easily.

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