The Barracuda Firewall provides extensive application control and user identity functions in an easy-to-use solution. This firewall is optimised for bandwidth-sensitive tasks like packet forwarding and routing layer 7 applications, Intrusion Prevention (IPS), DNS/DHCP services and VPN connectivity. Its cloud component handles processor-intensive tasks such as virus scanning, content filtering and reporting to ease up resources, maintaining high throughput levels.
Using fingerprints to identify applications and content traffic, it provides a flexible set of actions including allow, blocking, resetting and redirecting connection attempts. Barracuda Firewall provides Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDS/IPS) strong enhances network security by providing comprehensive real-time network protection, against thousands of network based vulnerabilities, exploits and viruses. It is also able to prevent network attacks such as SQL injections, privilege escalations, cross-site scripting and buffer overflows.
Administration and configuration is easy with intuitive web interface and cloud-based management components. It offers high scalable security solutions to protect users, networks and data centre applications. Components like web and email security, web application security and secure remote access are integrated with the firewall, which can be centrally managed for aggregated visibility and control.