Barracuda Web Application Firewall for VMware vCloud Air
Protect Your Web Applications by Extending Your Security With VMware
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Easily Extend Barracuda Solutions to VMware vCloud Air
Barracuda security and storage offerings can now be deployed in VMware vCloud Air. With VMware Ready-vCloud Air products, Barracuda simplifies customers' migration to the cloud, seamlessly transitioning their workloads to this leading hybrid cloud provider. Barracuda is a member of the access tier of the vCloud Air ISV program and is listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.
Leveraging hybrid clouds has substantial benefits and everyone wants to take full advantage of them. Since Barracuda's NG Firewall, Web Application Firewall, Spam Firewall, and Message Archiver can easily run on VMware, these products can easily make the move with you. This provides an easy transition for your critical workloads.
Realizing all that VMware vCloud Air has to offer has never been easier:
Barracuda Networks and VMware vCloud Air - Better Flexibility Together
VMware vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on the trusted foundation of vSphere; it's compatible with your on-premises virtualization deployments. This makes it easier to extend existing workloads to the cloud, and spin-up new application VMs. The point is, you have flexibility with VMware and Barracuda's product portfolio mirrors that flexibility. Our products can be deployed as a virtual appliance within your own data center or within vCloud Air. Our security and storage solutions can be configured wherever your workloads need protection and availability. There is no need to learn a new hypervisor to run our offerings or encounter new vulnerabilities because your storage and security solution is not cloud ready.
Securing Applications and Data in VMware vCloud Air with the Barracuda Web Application Firewall
The Internet is a breeding ground for a limitless array of cybercrimes, making a shift to cloud computing seem untenable. Deploying appropriate security measures within your virtual environment can help fill the gap between traditional on-premises protection and the native capabilities in your chosen cloud platform.
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall virtual appliance for VMware vCloud Air is a scalable security solution that protects online applications from targeted and automated attacks, while providing superior protection against data loss. The solution is backed by security feeds from Barracuda Central, the threat analysis network that provides Real-time Threat Intelligence. Automatic updates provide defense against new threats as they appear. Barracuda's application security solution is affordable and easy to use. It combines web application security, access control, and optimization in a single package that is easy and intuitive to set up and administer, with no need to learn and manage complex technology.
By integrating the proven application security and data loss prevention capabilities of Barracuda Web Application Firewall with VMware vCloud Air's native security features, administrators are in a superior position to deploy secure, reliable, and resilient cloud services while meeting any regulatory or compliance needs. Web application firewalls in the cloud put protection where it is most relevant-near to the resources being shared.
The Barracuda Advantage
- State-of-the-art security utilizing full reverse-proxy architecture
- Malware protection for collaborative web applications
- Employs IP Reputation intelligence to defeat DDoS attacks
- No user-based or module-based licensing
- Designed to make it easier for organizations to comply with regulations such as PCI DSS and HIPAA
- Comprehensive inbound attack protection including the OWASP Top 10
- Built-in caching, compression, and TCP pooling ensure security without performance impacts
- Identity-based user access control for web applications
- Built-in data loss prevention
- ICSA certified, NSS recommended
- Protection against Application DDoS attacks
Constant Protection from Evolving Threats
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides superior protection against data loss, DDoS, and all known application-layer attack modalities. Automatic updates provide defense against new threats as they appear. As new types of threats emerge, it will acquire new capabilities to block them.
Identity and Access Management
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall has strong authentication and access control capabilities that ensure security and privacy by restricting access to sensitive applications or data to authorised users.
Affordable and Easy to Use
Pre-built security templates and intuitive web interface provide immediate security without the need for time-consuming tuning or application learning. Integration with security vulnerability scanners and SIEM tools automates the assessment, monitoring, and mitigation process.
Protect servers, applications, and data from web-based attacks:
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides proven application security and data loss prevention for your applications on vCloud, including:
- Detecting and blocking attacks including SQL injections, Cross-Site Scripting, malware uploads, and volumetric or application DDoS.
- Authentication and access control allowing organizations to exercise strong user control.
- Scanning of outbound traffic for sensitive data, with admin control of masking or blocking information to prevent data leakage.
- Built-in load balancing and session management, allowing organizations to manage multiple applications behind a single instance of the Barracuda Web Application Firewall.
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall on vCloud protects your applications in the cloud.
Comprehensive Security for Web Applications on VMware vCloud Air
Real-time application protection against attacks
vCloud Air allows you to quickly extend your data center into the cloud, providing customers secure infrastructure, networking and storage. However, the responsibility of protecting web applications that are moved to the cloud still rests squarely on the customers. Web applications connect directly to databases, operating systems, and users. They are accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. This makes them an ideal target for attackers. According to the 2014 Verizon Data Breach Report, Web Application Attacks are the #1 attack vector today, overtaking Point of Sale (PoS) attacks from previous years.
With wide use of third party code and developers focusing on delivery rather than security, all web applications are vulnerable. With the Barracuda Web Application Firewall now available on vCloud Air, you can easily secure this threat vector. Having secured thousands of production web applications against more than 11 billion attacks since 2008, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall is the ideal solution for easy-to-use and real-time application security.
Keep your web apps safe in the cloud
Deployed inline as an application proxy, the Barracuda Web Application Firewall inspects all inbound and outbound traffic to provide superior protection against all known and unknown (zero-day) web application attacks. It provides protection against the OWASP Top 10 attacks such as SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting, and ensures PCI Compliance for section 6.6. Automatic signature updates patch against the latest vulnerabilities without requiring changes on the servers.
The Barracuda Difference
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall integrated in vCloud Air stands out from the competition with market-leading features like URL Encryption, Integrated AV, Instant SSL, Exception Profiling, Client Fingerprinting, CAPTCHA Integration, Active/active clustering, TOR and anonymous proxy detection, Multi Tenancy and FTP Security. It is ICSA certified and NSS Recommended.
The customer's investment is protected with a unique Virtual License Portability program. A flat licensing model provides all the advanced features as well as a centralized management solution at a single attractive price point.
How it works
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall acts as a reverse proxy to the protected servers. It performs protocol layer checks for HTTP/S, and deep inspections on all the application layer constructs, such as URL, query string, parameters, headers, cookies and form fields for malicious inputs. It can secure the network and SSL stack of the protected servers and provide Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) for HTTPS communications.
|Backend Servers Supported||1-5||5-10||150-300|
|Throughput||25 Mbps||50 Mbps||200 Mbps (Up to 4 Gbps)|
|Number of Cores Supported||2||4||6|
|Advanced Threat Detection1|
|Outbound Data Theft Protection|
|File Upload Control|
|Authentication and Authorization|
|Vulnerability Scanner Integration|
|Protection Against DDoS Attacks|
|Web Scraping Protection|
|Caching and Compression|
|Antivirus for File Uploads|
*To obtain the max capacity of 4 Gbps, 12 additional cores are required.
1 Requires active Advanced Threat Detection subscription
Web Application Security
- OWASP top 10 protection
- Protection against common attacks
- SQL injection
- Cross-site scripting
- Cookie or forms tampering
- Form field meta-data validation
- Adaptive security
- Website cloaking
- Response control
- JSON payload inspection
- Web scraping protection
- Outbound data theft protection
- Credit card numbers
- Custom pattern matching (regex)
- Granular policies to HTML elements
- Protocol limit checks
- File upload contro
- VLAN, NAT
- Network ACLs
- Advanced routing
Supported Web Protocols
- HTTP/S 0.9/1.0/1.1/2.0
Authentication & Authorization
- LDAP/RADIUS/local user database
- SAML 2.0
- Client certificates
- Single Sign-On
- Azure AD
- RSA SecurID
- SMS Passcode
- Kerberos v5
- Multi-Domain support
- Barracuda IP Reputation Database
- Inegration with Barracuda NextGen Firewall to block malicious IPs
- Heuristic Fingerprinting
- CAPTCHA challenges
- Slow Client protection
- Layer 3 and Layer 7 Geo IP
- Anonymous Proxy
- ToR exit nodes
- Barracuda blacklist
- HPE ArcSight
- RSA enVision
- Microsoft Azure Event Hub
- VMware ESX/ESXi
- VMware Server/Fusion/ Workstation/Player
- Citrix Xenserver
- Oracle VirtualBox
- Microsoft Hyper-V
- XML DOS protection
- Schema/WSDL enforcement
- WS-I conformance checks
Logging, Monitoring & Reporting
- System log
- Web Firewall log
- Access log
- Audit log
- Network firewall log
- On-demand and scheduled reports
- Monitor and configure multiple Barracuda products from a single interface
- Check health and run reports
- Assign roles with varied permissions
- Available from anywhere
Barracuda Energize Updates
- Standard technical support
- Firmware and capability updates as required
- Automatic application definitions updates
- Customizable role-based administration
- Vulnerability scanner integration
- Trusted host exception
- Rest API
- Custom Templates
Download the Barracuda Web Application Firewall for VMware vCloud Air Data Sheet (.PDF)
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