The Barracuda Web Filter is an integrated content filtering, application blocking and malware protection solution that is powerful, easy to use and affordable for businesses of all sizes. It enforces Internet usage policies by blocking access to web sites and Internet applications that are not related to business, and it easily and completely eliminates spyware and other forms of malware from your organization. No more productivity loss trying to repair computers or make computers usable again.
Barracuda Web Filter VX virtual appliances give businesses only the web they want; no adware, no malware, no unseemly content or applications that use up bandwidth and waste users' time. Easy to deploy and manage, Barracuda Web Filter VX instantly provides web security, content policy and visibility into web activity. This powerful VM lets administrators quickly create custom policies to shape web access to content and Web 2.0 apps as globally or precisely as desired. Barracuda Web Filter VX lets administrators enforce web policies and security for all users on - and off - the network.
At deployment, Barracuda Web Filter VX activates anti-malware and content policies for instant protection and access control. Barracuda Web Filter VX protects against spyware, viruses, phishing, bots, adware and other threats. By scanning for outbound spyware traffic and banning uploads to social media, Barracuda Web Filter VX supports DLP. Barracuda Web Filter VX's control over Web 2.0 applications delivers web security for compliance with Web 2.0 regulations.
Barracuda Web Filter VX has the flexibility to manage web access at organizations ranging from casual tech startups to highly regulated educational institutions and publicly traded companies. Barracuda Web Filter VX enables policy creation based on sixty-three content categories, media types, Web applications, bytes used, time and other criteria. Policies can also be enforced based on user group membership, IP addresses and more. Administrators can block access to applications such as games, IM, VOIP and others to ensure wise use of bandwidth and Web 2.0 compliance.
Monitoring and reportingProduct Highlights
The intuitive web UI makes it simple to monitor and report on web activity. Administrators can view logs and generate reports on user activity, domain activity, category activity, infected clients and many other aspects of web activity. Reports can easily be customized and scheduled for auto-delivery.
- 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