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Asia Pacific enterprises eyeing SD-WAN - survey
"By deploying an all-in-one, secure SD-WAN solution natively built into the public cloud network, organisations can reap the full benefits of public cloud."
Google most popular brand to impersonate in phishing campaigns - report
A new report from Barracuda released today shows 100,000 attacks impersonating reputable brands, with 65% of this figure using Google as a masquerade.
Managed services more popular than ever
However, a new Business Report indicates that MSPs could lose vital business if they don’t balance their portfolio services accordingly.
46% of global businesses have had security scare from remote working
The survey from Barracuda Networks also found that 49% of survey respondents said they expect to see a data breach or cybersecurity incident in the next month due to remote working.
Email attacks up 667% following rise of COVID-19 worldwide
Of the COVID-19 related attacks detected by Barracuda Sentinel through March 23, 54% were scams, 34% were brand impersonation attacks, 11% were blackmail, and 1% are business email compromise.
All the winners from Microsoft's 20/20 security awards
Security partners across 16 categories were recognised at the inaugural 20/20 partner awards.
Interview: Barracuda decision-makers discuss public cloud security
Last month, Barracuda released a report outlining the security barriers organisations must overcome to adopt the public cloud, as studies reveal that security was the top concern for such organisations.
Singapore firms sceptical of public cloud due to security concerns
Of those respondents from Singapore, 96% say security concerns are holding back their organisation’s move to public cloud – a figure that is much higher than the global average of 70%.
Security concerns roadblock for public cloud adoption in Australia
"While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the leading roadblock for Australian organisations."
Barracuda brings email protection to more Australian businesses
“This is a significant milestone for our Australian business to better serve all of our local customers, particularly those operating in regulated industries that face local data requirements."
Barracuda opens APAC headquarters in Hong Kong
Building on its research and development center in Bangalore, the APAC headquarters in Hong Kong will be a center for sales, marketing and team recruitment.
Barracuda Networks integrates WAF into cloud platform
Barracuda Networks announced a new Cloud Application Platform (CAP), which provides security, as well as a new web application firewall (WAF) as a service solution built on Microsoft Azure.
Barracuda announces general availability of forensics and incident response offering
The standalone solution gives customers and service providers the ability to increase email security with automated incident response and threat insights.
Barracuda brings MSP business to A/NZ
The company’s MSP service will be headed by local teams in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane who will support partners across A/NZ.
Spear phishing techniques evolving to execute lateral attacks – Barracuda
Barracuda’s research uncovered fresh insights into how these popular attacks are evolving and the tactics used by cybercriminals to try to make them successful.
Email attacks affecting employees’ personal lives - Barracuda
The survey includes responses from 660 executives, individual contributors and team managers serving in IT-security roles in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Rising costs of email attacks concerning for organisations
Email attacks are having a major impact on businesses, with ever-evolving security concerns proving a challenge for IT security professionals.
Lateral phishing: The latest in email account takeover
"One of the most striking aspects of this emerging attack is the scale of potential victims that the attackers target."
Barracuda improves Azure connectivity for Office 365 security
New functionality enforces Office 365 local breakout policies in Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN to optimise Office 365 UX while increasing security.
Financial organisations plagued by spear phishing attacks
Finance department employees are most heavily targeted by these attacks, because they are most likely to deal with banks and other financial institutions.
Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
Bait, hook and catch – targeted spearphishing on the rise
Spearphishing attacks, where a threat actor impersonates employees or popular web services, are on the rise.
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
Five ways to strengthen email security - Barracuda
Organisations need a defence posture that is able to detect and prevent attacks before they cause harm.