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RedLock, Barracuda Join Forces To Help Organizations With A Cloud Threat Defense Strategy

April 16, 2018

Joint Approach Aligns with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

From the RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA (April 16th, 2018)RedLock, the Cloud Threat Defense company, and Barracuda Networks Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced their joint efforts to help organizations fulfill their responsibilities in securing public cloud environments. The joint-solution approach offers enterprises the ability to implement a broad Cloud Threat Defense strategy across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments that aligns with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF). The two companies plan several go-to-market initiatives, including joint sales efforts, joint product demonstrations and joint solution collateral development.


“RedLock and Barracuda products fit together to address the security challenges in public cloud computing environments,” said Varun Badhwar, CEO and co-founder at RedLock. “The solutions assist enterprises with addressing the four functions of NIST CSF, which include identifying assets, protecting against threats, detecting security events, and responding to incidents. We’re privileged to work with Barracuda in helping organizations obtain the benefits of public cloud computing.”


Specifically, RedLock and Barracuda deployed together address subcategories within the four functions of NIST CSF by providing the following capabilities:

  • Identify: RedLock continuously discovers assets and profiles applications to provide comprehensive visibility across fragmented cloud environments. The Barracuda Vulnerability Manager service uses this context to identify web application security risks.
  • Protect: Barracuda’s industry-leading CloudGen WAF and CloudGen Firewall implement safeguards that ensure secure delivery of services.
  • Detect: The RedLock platform detects a variety of risks, including whether configurations have drifted away from policy-defined best practices. The platform creates behavioral baselines for each user, and flags deviations to identify issues such as account compromises or insider threats. The platform monitors network traffic and highlights suspicious activity. In addition, hosts that are potentially compromised can be quickly identified.
  • Respond: The joint deployment of RedLock and Barracuda helps prioritize the highest risks, enables rapid investigation, and integrates with enterprise incident response tools such as Slack, Demisto, Splunk, and QRadar.

“The public cloud computing model offers many benefits in a range of areas, but only if security can be assured—and that is unquestionably a responsibility shared by cloud providers and the user organizations,” said Tim Jefferson, VP Cloud at Barracuda. “The goal of working with RedLock is to ease and enhance that process for our mutual customers.”

Learn more about the RedLock and Barracuda solution at

About RedLock

RedLock enables effective threat defense across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments. The RedLock Cloud 360™ platform takes a new AI-driven approach that correlates disparate security data sets to provide comprehensive visibility, detect threats, and enable rapid response across fragmented cloud environments. With RedLock, organizations can ensure compliance, govern security, and enable security operations across public cloud computing environments.

Global brands across a variety of verticals trust RedLock to secure their public cloud computing environments. The company is backed by Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, and other high profile investors. RedLock has received a number of industry accolades including finalist for Most Innovative Startup at RSA 2017, CRN Emerging Vendors in Security 2017, and TiE50 Winner 2017.

About Barracuda Networks, Inc.

Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. Barracuda's customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions that provide end-to-end network and data protection. For additional information, please visit

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