ESS will no longer support TLS v1.0 and TLS v1.1
by Barracuda NetworksOn November 30, 2020, ESS will drop support for TLS v1.0 and v1.1. These are extremely old protocols that have numerous security vulnerabilities. If you are aware of any senders that are still using these protocols, advise them to upgrade.
UPDATE - Deprecation enforcement of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 postponed to a later date
by Barracuda NetworksOn January 9, 2020, we had posted a notice that ESS would be dropping support for TLS v1.0 and v1.1 on June 1 of this year. Due to the current world crisis, we have temporarily halted the deprecation enforcement of TLS 1.0 and 1.1. This...
ESS dropping support for insecure ciphers
by Barracuda NetworksBarracuda Email Security Service (ESS) no longer supports the following insecure ciphers for Transport Layer Security (TLS). ECDHE-ECDSA-DES-CBC3-SHA [1.0] ECDHE-RSA-DES-CBC3-SHA [1.0] DHE-RSA-DES-CBC3-SHA [1.0] AES256-GCM-SHA384 [1.2...
ESS dropping support for older versions of TLS/SSL
by Barracuda NetworksStarting on Jan 16, 2020 (next week), ESS will no longer accept connections on SSL v3. Additionally on Jun 1, we’ll drop support for TLS v1.0 and v1.1. These are extremely old protocols that have lots of security vulnerabilities. This...
New location for buttons for reporting Spam and not spam
by Barracuda NetworksWe are working on a process to provide more feedback on why an email was allowed or blocked in our User Interface (UI). As a first step in that direction we have moved the location of buttons used to report Spam and Not Spam. The new...
Beta for Syslog/SIEM Server Integration
by Barracuda NetworksWe are now in the beta phase of syslog/SIEM server integration. With this, you can transfer Message Log data onto your own syslog/SIEM server to monitor, track and troubleshoot message log activity. It provides the benefits of a single...
Position Change - Sender Spoof Protection
by Barracuda NetworksThis is only a cosmetic change to the Sender Spoof Protection setting. We have moved the this setting to a different page.There are no other changes regarding the functionality of this setting. The new position of this setting is on the...
Scanning inside Attachments for Links that Point to Malicious Websites
by Danica TangriEssentials now scans for links that are inside documents sent as attachments in emails. Scanning occurs at the time of email delivery, when the email is processed, and not at the time of click. Messages determined to contain malicious...
Block and Quarantine of Encrypted Microsoft Office Documents
by Danica TangriYou now have the option to reject inbound and outbound encrypted Microsoft Office documents before they reach your end users’ inboxes. If your organization does not expect emails with encrypted attachments, we recommend you turn this...