The Barracuda NG Web Filter is a subscription option for Barracuda NG Firewall model that enforces Internet usage policies by blocking access to web sites and Internet applications that are not related to business. The Barracuda NG Web Filter content category database contains more than 100 million web sites in 95 categories.
Powerful, enterprise-class solution
The Barracuda Web Filter combines preventative, reactive, and proactive measures to form a complete web filtering solution. Designed for the enterprise, the Barracuda Web Filter enables you to set up custom policies for particular users and groups across customizable time ranges. The Barracuda Web Filter integrates with popular LDAP directory servers, such as Microsoft Active Directory, for both authentication and group membership information on which to apply custom policies.
Breed spyware protection
The Barracuda Web Filter employs a unique approach to integrate gateway and desktop spyware protection strategies. In providing web security at the gateway, the Barracuda Web Filter prevents new spyware and virus infections as they attempt to penetrate the network. In addition, the Barracuda Web Filter facilitates automatic removal of spyware from previously infected Windows computers with the Barracuda Spyware Removal Tool, an ActiveX control that can be served up automatically upon detection of spyware protocol activity. By adaptively targeting those machines that are infected, the Barracuda Web Filter provides widespread protection and removal without requiring preloaded client software on every machine on the network.
Easy to useProduct Highlights
With no client software to install and no modifications required to your network, the Barracuda Web Filter is easy to deploy. It has an intuitive user interface for maintenance and monitoring, making it a virtually maintenance-free solution. Even system updates are made automatically by Barracuda Central, an advanced 24/7 security operations center where engineers work continuously to catalog sites used in personal web browsing and to provide the most effective methods to combat the ever changing spyware variants. Updates are performed hourly so that your Barracuda Web Filter can provide ongoing enforcement of your Internet usage policy and protection of your network.
- Blocks access to web sites based on domain, URL pattern, or content category
- Blocks downloads based on file type
- Blocks applications that access the Internet, including IM, music services, and software update utilities
- Integrates with "safe search" filters built into popular images search engines
- Provides integrated gateway and desktop spyware protection