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Barracuda: Growing confidence and emerging gaps in cloud security

For modern organisations, digital transformation is increasingly the only game in town. CIOs are turning to multiple cloud providers in droves for new app-based models, driving enhanced business agility to meet ever-changing market demands. Yet security remains a constant challenge. Web applications themselves remain a major target for data theft and DDoS. A Verizon report from earlier this year claimed that a quarter of […]

Barracuda snaps up bot detection software

Barracuda has acquired bot detection technology from InficSecure Technologies, adding capabilities to its WAF-as-a-Service and Web Application Firewall platforms. Bot detection has evolved to combat more human-like bot attacks. Low-and-slow bots, which request data slowly and rotate IP addresses often, require special fingerprinting techniques to detect. Barracuda says combining InfiSecure’s technology with its own Global […]

The Rising Email Threat: Are instant messaging tools the answer?

By Barracuda Networks At Barracuda we believe two heads are better than one. Following that logic, we can’t argue the value of the opportunity to hear from our peers on industry trends. We recently discovered through such means that, for the channel, email security is its biggest focus in 2019, as partners are increasingly helping their customers fight […]

Document-based malware increase ‘alarming’

Researchers have uncovered what they’re calling an ‘alarming’ rise in the use of document-based malware. A recent email analysis conducted by Barracuda Networks revealed that 48% of all malicious files detected in the last 12 months were some kind of document.  More than 300,000 unique malicious documents were identified. Since the beginning of 2019, however, […]

SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist

  New research has highlighted the improved network security, connectivity, flexibility, and cost savings enabled by SD-WAN , but says 98% of IT leaders cite networking challenges with their current WAN setup. The report from Barracuda Networks includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. Respondents come from companies ranging from […]

Study highlights demand for phishing attack simulation and training

A global study has highlighted market demand for simulation and training to combat phishing attacks. The research, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, revealed several points highlighting the need for organisations to include simulation and training as part of their email security posture. It includes responses from over 630 participants who all had a responsibility for email security […]