Barracuda Spam Firewall also known as email security gateway manages and filters all inbound and outbound email traffic in order to protect organizations from email-borne threats and data breaches.

Barracuda spam firewall is offered without per-user or per-feature fees,and is also available as a virtual appliance or in a public cloud environment(Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or VMware vCloud Air).

Barracuda spam firewall gives protection against inbound malware spam phishing and Denial of Service attacks thereby ensuring that business productivity is not affected by any email system attacks.




Barracuda Spam Firewall

Deployment Options: Physical Appliance | Virtual Appliance | AWS | Azure



 Provides Inbound/Outbound Filtering and Data Leak Prevention

Barracuda spam firewall manages and filters all inbound and outbound email traffic to protect organizations from email-borne threats and data leaks.As a complete email management solution, Barracuda spam firewall allows organization to encrypt messages and leverage cloud to spool email if mail servers become unavailable.

Spam firewall is offered without per-user or per-feature fees and is also available as virtual appliance or in public cloud environment (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or VMware vCloud Air).

 Protect Against Email-Borne Threats

Barracuda Spa firewalls gives protection against inbound malware, spam, phishing and Denial of service attacks to ensure business productivity is not impacted by attacks through the email system. Powerful and customizable policies enable further enforcement of detailed  requirements that govern inbound email messages.

 Stop Threats before They Hit the Network

Barracuda Spam firewall is integrated with a cloud-based service that pre-filters email before delivery to the onsite Barracuda spam firewall, which performs further inbound security checks and outbound filtering.

 Ensure Continuous Email Availability

Failure of the email server can significantly affect business operations as email plays a critical role in today's business world. With cloud protection layer, bundled free of charge with the Barracuda spam firewall, email is spooled for up to 96 hours, with an option to re-direct traffic to a secondary server.

 Protect Sensitive Data

Leverage powerful encryption technology to ensure that sensitive data cannot be viewed by outside parties. Outbound filtering and quarantine capabilities certify that every outbound email complies with corporate DLP policies

 Simplify Email Security

Barracuda spam firewall allows simple and easy deployment configurations and guarantees that customized email protection is in place in matter of minutes.Cloud-based centralized management enhances day-to-day workflow and is included with no additional fees.Barracuda spam firewall comes at affordable price and has no per-user fees, minimizing the investment in securing your email infrastructure.





Advanced Threat Detection

Barracuda's Advanced Threat Detection (ATD) 's behavioral, heuristic and sand boxing technologies gives protection against zero hour and targeted attacks. ATD automatically scans email attachments in real-time,suspicious attachments will be  observed in sandbox environment. Apart from block the attachment, the results will be integrated into Barracuda Real Time Intelligence System to provide protection for all other customers.

Spam Protection

Barracuda Network always remains the foremost in identifying and blocking spam. A comprehensive set of security layers ensures that organizations remain productive even when threats evolve.

Barracuda spam firewall leverages Barracuda central to identify email from known spammers and determine whether domains embedded in email lead to known spam or malware domains. Its top-notch techniques give protection against attempts to embed text inside images for hiding content from traditional spam filters.

Virus Protection

virus attacks are becoming more sophisticated, therefore email infrastructure require advanced virus protection. Destruction often causes disruption of a networks and it severely impacts productivity and can lead to financial loss.Barracuda spam firewall scans email and incoming files by using three powrerful layers of virus scanning technology. Powerful virus definitions are automatically updated by Energize Updates to maintain the latest protection against email-borne viruses.

In order to provide protection from tainted internal email,a Microsoft Exchange Plug-In safeguards organizations against the spread of viruses that don’t access the email gateway. The virus definitions are also regularly updated to ensure the most current protection.

Barracuda Central

All Barracuda products are supported by Barracuda Central,a 24/7 advanced security operations center that works continuously to monitor and block the latest internet threats.Barracuda Central collects and analyzes data from more than 250,000 collection points worldwide in order to develop defenses, rules, and signatures.

Barracuda central responds to outbreaks as they emerge and delivers the latest definitions via Barracuda Energize Updates. These updates require zero administration and ensure that the Barracuda Spam Firewall provides comprehensive and accurate protection against the latest Internet threats. 

Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Protection

Attacks come with different motive as not every attack is focused on virus.Some of the attacks are done to get credit card number or by sending a malicious link to the user. Barracuda spam firewall is designed in a way to stop spammers before they overload an email server.

Email Spooling

Barracuda spam firewall ensures that email can still be delivered even during email server failures or loss of connectivity. During on-premise disruptions, email can be spooled in the Cloud Protection Layer (CPL) for up-to 96 hours.An alternate destination can also be specified if any delivery to the primary destination fails.

During email server outages, the email for all mail servers is visible through the Cloud Protection Layer. From the message log, administrators can see the status of all spooled emails and whether email has been re-delivered.

Spam and Virus Pre-Filtering

Barracuda spam firewall is integrated with a cloud-based service that pre-filters email before delivery to the onsite.the cloud protection layer is regularly updated with definitions in real time from barracuda central.Also, Barracuda's global cloud infrastructure provides the flexibility to handle email gush during specific periods of the day and during Denial of Service attacks.

The Cloud Protection Layer ensures that an organization's email security infrastructure pace up wp with the increasing growth in email volume, attachment sizes and the organization itself.


The fully integrated Barracuda spam firewall offers a number of encryption features and provides cloud-based email encryption service for outbound email. Barracuda message center uses AES with 256-bit keys to encrypt email.

Outbound Filtering

Outbound filtering prevents organization from being put on spam block lists and prevents sensitive email data from going out of the organization. Employees may unknowingly cause internal systems to become a source of spam. The outbound filtering feature in barracuda spam firewall stops outbound spam and  viruses. Predefined filters and custom policies can be used to detect sensitive data and block or encrypt email.

Cloud-Based Central Management

Barracuda spam firewall is integrated with the Barracuda Cloud Control (BCC) web-based management portal. Organizations can centrally manage all their devices or services  through a "single pane of glass" interface using barracuda's global cloud infrastructure. Small and medium-sized organizations can easily implement and manage the services with minimal IT overhead.

Simple Pricing

Barracuda spam firewall comes with all features and capabilities including inbound and outbound email filtering,encryption, and email continuity without any per-user fees. The Barracuda Cloud Control management portal is included free of charge.