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Overview of Barracuda Web Security Gateway

Designed for businesses of all sizes.

What really bothers management is not knowing what employees are doing on the web: How much time do employees spend on social networks or gaming sites? Is anyone downloading malware or pornography? Why is the Internet running slowly today? The Barracuda Web Filter gives administrators clear visibility into web activity to answer these important questions while blocking today's aggressive web threats.

With extensive policy tools for managing web access in the workplace and no per-user fees, Barracuda Web Filter is a powerful and affordable content filtering appliance with models designed for use in organizations of all sizes.

Protect and Enforce Intelligently

Smart Integration

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 costly staff time lost repairing infected computers.

Web Security Agents

Windows and Mac compatible agents are available to protect and enforce web policies on off-network computers. There are no license fees for Barracuda Web Security Agents.

Spyware Removal

The Barracuda Web Filter comes with a spyware removal tool to disinfect computers that connect to the network carrying spyware.

Web Policy Enforcement

Create granular policies to manage web access by global users, groups and individuals based on 95 content categories, time factors, applications, bandwidth, media and more.


Default security policies instantly protect desktops against viruses, spyware, phishing and other aggressive web attacks - right from the box. Energize Updates add new threat profiles in real time.

Easy to Use

Setup takes fifteen minutes or less. The intuitive web UI puts system information, logs, powerful policy features and reports a few clicks away. Reporting requires no database administration.


Affordable pricing and no per-user fees or license fees for software agents make the Barracuda Web Filter appliance the best value in web security today. Request a free 30 day evaluation today.