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Barracuda's global SD-WAN service built natively on Azure gains traction with customers and partners
CAMPBELL, Calif., September 22, 2020 -
Cybersecurity teams race against time to combat WFH malware
One of the first research reports to track the impact working from home (WFH) is having on cybersecurity suggests both the number of incidents and associated costs are rising.
Barracuda Honored as a Winner for Data Protection Software on CRN’s 2020 Annual Report Card
Barracuda has been named a winner in the Data Protection Software category and the Product Innovation subcategory of the 2020 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) Awards. One of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry, the award acclaims the company’s success and efforts in earning high solution-provider satisfaction with the products and services it provides to their channel partners.
No End to COVID-19 themed cyberattacks in sight
INTERPOL has issued a warning about the rising levels of cybercriminal activity related to the COVID- 19 pandemic. More troubling still, the report notes these attacks are likely to continue even if a vaccine for the virus is discovered. Phishing attacks purporting to share information about any eagerly awaited COVID-19 vaccine will be launched long before it might ever become available, notes INTERPOL.
Barracuda recognized in enterprise firewalls Q3 report by independent research firm
We’re proud to share the news that Barracuda has been recognized as a Contender in “The Forrester Wave TM: Enterprise Firewalls, Q3 2020.”
Why do web application firewalls appear so complex?
Heartland did have a web application firewall in place, but the company’s security configuration did not defend against the SQLi attack. The company paid $145 million in compensation, temporarily lost its PCI DSS compliance, and its stock price dropped by nearly 80 percent over the next three months. Despite the massive cost and negative publicity around this attack, SQLi still accounted for more than 65 percent of all web application attacks in 2019. That’s up from 44 percent in 2017.
FBI Issues DDoS amplification attack alert
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the U.S. has issued an alert warning organizations that distributed denial of service (DDoS) amplification attacks are on the rise.
Barracuda recognized as a finalist for Commercial Marketplace 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year
“We’re honored to be recognized as a finalist in the Microsoft Partner of the Year awards,” said Nicole Napiltonia, vice president of global alliances at Barracuda. “It shows us that teaming with Microsoft to provide integrated and connected cybersecurity solutions on Azure is making an impact for our customers and solution providers. We look forward to continuing to work together to offer innovative solutions in Azure Marketplace.”
Cloud security issues are coming to a head
A report published by IBM Security highlights the extent of the challenge. An analysis of cloud security incidents finds 45 percent of issues could be traced to configuration errors as well as vulnerabilities within the applications.