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New advisory platform finds 41m PDFs part of a cyberattack in last 3 months
Barracuda announced the availability of its new platform that provides advanced threat trends in real time - along with some shocking findings.
Thoma Bravo closes $1.6b acquisition of Barracuda Networks
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has successfully completed the acquisition of data security firm Barracuda Networks for US$1.6 billion.
Threat Spotlight: New widespread, 'unstoppable' phishing attack
Barracuda looks into a new phishing attack that impersonates popular web services to entice victims into giving away their credentials.
Barracuda acquires social engineering platform PhishLine
PhishLine’s social engineering simulation and training platform expands Barracuda solutions to protect against email-borne targeted attacks.
Highly-targeted cyberattacks surround upcoming Winter Olympics
McAfee released a report that revealed cybercriminals have targeted organisations involved in fast approaching Winter Olympics held in South Korea.
Private equity firm buys out Barracuda Networks for $1.6b
Barracuda Networks will soon be under the wing of private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo – an acquisition worth $1.6 billion.
Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
Barracuda brings new firewall capabilities to DevSecOps
The expanded public cloud functionality for its Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NextGen Firewall will integrate the new capabilities.
What to consider when moving into the cloud generation… securely
IT professionals are starting to realise just how different securing a cloud computing environment is from traditional on-premises IT environments.
Barracuda announces new ‘cloud-generation’ firewalls
"In today’s hybrid environments, customers need consistent security across on-premises and cloud-based environments."
Barracuda bolsters cloud platform with Sonian acquisition
Barracuda the acquisition will also expand their channel reach with the addition of key OEM partners.
CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
Six things the security industry can expect from 2018
As the end of the calendar year wraps up, the security industry is preparing for what 2018 may bring.
New study shows Office 365 use surging, along with security concerns
The majority of businesses are now using Office 365, with ransomware still holding the place for top concern.
Not again… Expert discusses potential SECOND Equifax breach
It was only weeks ago that one of the single largest data breaches in history was announced - now Equifax may have been hacked again.
Cybercrime remains a major barrier to cloud adoption in EMEA
While cloud adoption continues its steady march in EMEA, a new survey has revealed the recent spate of cyberattacks has thrown a spanner in the works.
Move over ransomware; put spear phishing on your radar
Spear phishers continue to exploit security weaknesses in organisations using social engineering. It’s becoming the most significant security threat.
Hackers steal data through ‘easy back door’ in massive Deloitte breach
In just the last few weeks we’ve had three major breaches go public, and experts say this one could have been easily prevented.
More than a quarter of UK councils infected with ransomware
Barracuda Networks says the public sector’s digital transformation is actually putting citizen data at risk.
New wave of Locky ransomware appears to come from Vietnam
An ‘aggressive’ Locky ransomware threat that appears to originate from primarily from Vietnam.
Less than half of Malaysians confident about public cloud security
Less than half of Malaysians are confident about moving to public cloud, even though they trust the service more than they did five years ago.
Synnex adds Barracuda network security and backup to portfolio
Synnex has inked a distribution deal to provide its resellers with Barracuda's network security and cloud-to-cloud backup for Office 365.
Barracuda rebrands enterprise phone system, begins international expansion
Barracuda is beginning its expansion of phone system support to new international locations, pricing and the rebranding of CudaTel telephony system.
Barracuda boosts worldwide partner program
Barracuda Networks channel program has been given a boost with the promise of accelerated profitability for existing and new partners.