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.
Read Receipts for Encrypted Messages
by Barracuda NetworksAs an administrator, you now have the option to enable read receipts for users who send encrypted messages using the Barracuda Email Encryption Service. This is disabled by default and must be enabled per domain. To enable, go to Domains...
Beta - Read-Only APIs
by Barracuda NetworksThe Barracuda Email Security Service now provides APIs* that allow you to interact with the product. Customers, MSPs and partners can use these APIs for enhanced reporting and to demonstrate the value of Barracuda email protection...
Recipient Address Rewriting
by Barracuda NetworksYou can use this feature to modify the email addresses of recipients in messages that enter your organization through the Barracuda Email Security Service (ESS). When enabled, the feature will replace aliased domains with the primary...
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...
Block Password Protected PDFs
by Barracuda NetworksYou now have granular control over messages containing password protected PDF documents. Phishers and scammers sometimes use malicious PDFs to attack email users. You can choose to block or quarantine such messages. You can also choose...
Granular policy options for SPF protection
by Barracuda NetworksBarracuda Email Security Service (ESS) now allows admins to select how to handle emails when SPF checks fail for incoming emails. SPF has two different kind of failure modes – hardfail and softfail. ESS allows you to decide how to handle...
Password-less logins for end-users (aka SAML integration)
by Barracuda NetworksBarracuda Email Security Service (ESS) now allows end-users, to access their message log without entering the password or even going to the ESS UI. Many companies have a portal where their end users go to see all the authorized app. Now...
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...