Product Title: Barracuda Essentials for Email Security

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Product Brand: Barracuda


For most businesses, most of the communication between your business and the outside world occurs by email. While email is necessary for business, it also exposes your business to a variety of threats from time-wasting spam to data theft, hacking and viruses. Barracuda Essentials for Email Security combines several layers of protection for inbound and outbound email to secure against the most advanced email borne attacks, email spooling to ensure business continuity, and archiving for organizations to meet demanding compliance and preservation requirements and address eDiscovery requests effectively and easily.

key features

  • Spam Protection
  • Virus Protection
  • Archiving
  • Malware Protection
  • Link Protection and Typo squatting
  • Data Leak Prevention
  • Agentless Email Encryption
  • Anti-Phishing Protection
  • Advanced Threat Detection
  • Denial-of-Service Attack Protection
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Spooling


Barracuda Essentials for Email Security Editions 


Email Security

Advanced Email Security

Advanced Email Security and Compliance


Email Security

Adds Advanced Threat Detection

Adds Cloud Archiving Service

Essentials for Email Security

Industry-leading spam filtering

Virus protection using three layers of virus scanning and filtering

Email-borne malware protection

Outbound filtering to prevent spread of malware and viruses

Data leak prevention to protect unauthorized disclosure of sensitive data

Automatically encrypts emails based on their content, sender or recipient

Cloud-based email encryption using Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Centralized management of granular security policies

Ensure email continuity with a 96-hour spool for undelivered emails

Anti-phishing protection

Link protection (sandboxing suspicious and typosquated URLs)

Advanced Threat Detection

Protect against zero-hour, targeted attacks


Protection against ransomware variants including Locky and CryptoLocker


Real-time email attachments scans


Sandboxing of attachments

Optional at $1.30/user/month

Cloud Archiving Service

Archive messages, calendars, tasks, contacts and public folders


Archive Skype for Business conversations


Archive directly from Office 365 to cloud-based archive


No hardware, software or agents required


Automatic archiving of emails with granular retention policies


Preserves emails in the secure Barracuda cloud


Apply legal holds to emails


Roles-based searching to simplify eDiscovery


Full featured Outlook plug-ins and mobile apps for end user access


No cost for data import or export


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