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Barracuda Enhances Cloud Application Protection Platform
Barracuda Enhances Cloud Application Protection Platform

Barracuda extends security capabilities to its Cloud Application Protection Platform. Cloud Application Protection 2.0 leverages machine learning, adds a containerized WAF, and protects web apps from evolving attack vectors. Cloud security specialist Barracuda Networks has equipped its cloud application protection platform with a significant increase in new protection measures. It is now even easier for companies to secure their applications in a constantly increasing digitized environment using a significantly higher security level. The new services and functions include client-side protection, the ability to implement containerized WAF nodes and an auto-configuration engine. In addition, Cloud Application Protection 2.0 now uses machine ...

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Barracuda study: WebApp security problem 
Barracuda study: WebApp security problem

New study by Barracuda shows WebApp as one of the biggest security challenges in companies. Malicious bots, broken APIs and supply chain attacks are putting enterprise application security under pressure. The study “The state of application security in 2021” shows that companies need to do a lot more to ensure their web application security. What is the situation in companies in terms of application security? Over the past 12 months, how often have organizations been attacked for application vulnerabilities? And what new threats are increasingly challenging those responsible for IT security? The current survey provides answers to these and other questions...

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Study: Warning Signs of Phishing Attacks

New Barracuda study reveals geographic and network warning signs of phishing attacks. The country email originated from and the number of countries it was routed through on its way to its final destination are major warning signs of phishing attacks. A new study by Barracuda in collaboration with Columbia University analyzed the geolocation and network infrastructure of more than 2 billion emails sent in January 2020, including 218.000 phishing emails. The research showed that phishing emails were more likely to come from certain countries in parts of Eastern Europe, Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. 2 billion…

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Remote work: data backup uncertainty
Study: Remote Working: Data Backup Insecurity

Barracuda Study: Remote work increases data backup requirements. Opinion barometer reveals companies' uncertainties in protecting increasing Office 365 data. Majority of German participants want a backup solution with unlimited storage space In a recent study, Barracuda, a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, asked over 1.800 IT decision-makers worldwide - including 200 from Germany - for their opinions and perspectives on Office 365, data security, Backup and recovery and SaaS solutions surveyed. The study entitled "The state of Office 365 backup" shows one thing above all: The shift of work to the home office or generally to external since the beginning of the...

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Exchange hackers surrender to Office 365
Exchange hackers surrender to Office 365

Attackers use SSRF vulnerability for extremely large-scale Exchange server takeovers. However: Exchange hackers capitulate to Office 365. A comment from Dr. Klaus Gheri, General Manager Network Security at Barracuda Networks. An outcry has raged through the Exchange email server community since last week after Microsoft announced that a cybercrime group known as Hafnium was launching its attack campaign to target vulnerabilities around Microsoft Exchange's Outlook Web Access interface exploits. And there are many weak points. The headlines that have been produced since then are correspondingly drastic. In general, companies across Germany are affected, in particular several federal authorities, including the Federal Environment Agency, which ...

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Phishing attacks with vaccine lies
Phishing attacks with vaccine lies

Just as cyber criminals have exploited the pandemic with corona-related phishing attacks, they are now trying to abuse the vaccine issue to steal money and personal information. The FBI issued a warning about emerging fraud attempts related to COVID-19 vaccines back in December. A Barracuda analysis conducted between October 2020 and January 2021 found that hackers are increasingly using vaccine-related emails in their targeted spear phishing attacks. Increase in attacks since November 2020 After pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer and Moderna announced the availability of vaccines in November 2020, the number of ...

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Barracuda expands service offering for MSPs
Barracuda News

Barracuda is expanding its product and service offering for managed service providers. Barracuda CloudGen Access for MSPs and Barracuda RMM minimize cybersecurity risks by working remotely. New migration service helps MSPs to implement the RMM platform. Many employees of companies and institutions have long ceased to work exclusively at the office workplaces assigned to them. The development towards mobile working is progressing. To minimize the cybersecurity risks associated with the increasing number of remote workers, Barracuda has expanded its portfolio of products and services for managed service providers to include Barracuda CloudGen Access for MSPs. In addition, has ...

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Barracuda: Security Predictions for 2021
B2B Cyber ​​Security ShortNews

What should companies do in terms of cybersecurity and key technologies in 2021? A comment and security prognoses by Dr. Klaus Gheri, General Manager Network Security at Barracuda Networks. “The COVID-19 pandemic and the pressure it creates to transform work habits and work environments will continue to offer increased areas of attack. Zero trust network access solutions and the accelerated adoption of cloud-based solutions are the way for organizations to keep risk under control. Corporate endpoints will primarily be used outside the boundaries of the corporate network in working environments from home. This will force many companies to ...

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New IPStorm variant targets IoT devices
IoT Internet of Things

New InterPlanetary Storm malware variant targets IoT devices. The infected devices open back doors for cryptomining, DDoS and other large-scale attacks. The cybercriminal organization behind the InterPlanetary Storm malware has released a new variant that, in addition to Windows and Linux computers, now also targets Mac and Android devices. The malware is building a botnet that currently includes around 13.500 infected computers in 84 different countries around the world, and that number continues to grow. After Windows and Linux now IoT devices The first variant of InterPlanetary Storm, which was aimed at Windows computers, was revealed in May 2019, and ...

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Technology change with SD-WAN
Earth network internet

A technology change is imminent. Most IT managers have started to implement software-defined networks (SDN). The traditional wide area network is increasingly being replaced by its software-defined younger brother, so that we are on the cusp of a significant shift in favor of software-controlled flow control within WAN technology. Responsible for this change in technology to SD-WAN is the increased use of the cloud, but also general performance cost aspects. Right now, however, most enterprise WANs still share the same architecture that was in place over a decade ago. Notwithstanding the fact that as a result of the upheavals ...

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