Barracuda CloudGen WAF on AWS

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Take Chances with Innovation, not Security

Working seamlessly with your AWS environment, the Barracuda CloudGen WAF offers unmatched security capabilities, customization options and reporting analytics for the most commons use cases on AWS:

  • Web, mobile and API-based applications like SharePoint, Magento, Wordpress, etc.
  • Securing AWS Elastic Beanstalk applications
  • Deploying and monitoring dev/test environments

There is a direct correlation between a continued increase in migrating and building native applications in the cloud and an increase in data breaches, malware attacks and defacement.

221% increase in compromised WordPress sites
8.19 billion malware attacks, most focused on smartphones
$2 trillion estimated in costs due to cybercrime

While the Threat is Real, the Solution is Easy

The Barracuda CloudGen WAF protects your cloud deployments against advanced application layer attacks. Automated deployment through AWS Marketplace with CloudFormation Templates complete with autoscaling, and bootstrapping capabilities allows you to deploy and secure your applications efficiently. The close integration with AWS services such as Auto Scaling, CloudWatch and IAM ensure that elastically scaling applications are continually protected, while ensuring cost and security effectiveness.

Designed for rapid deployment and dynamic scaling, the AWS Security Competency Certified Barracuda CloudGen WAF protects your workloads with:

  • Protection against web-based attacks for HTTP and HTTPS traffic – including complete OWASP Top 10 Protection
  • Protection against subtle application - layer DDoS attacks targeted at web apps
  • Built-in caching, compression, and TCP pooling ensure security without performance impacts
  • Identity-based user access control for web applications
  • Provides application security compliance with PCI-DSS, HIPAA, NIST 800-52 and other standards

Autoscaling on AWS

Barracuda CloudGen WAF on AWS build a multi-tier redundant architecture that independently scales each tier based on your requirements, or automatically scales based on metrics or a customized schedule.

Secure AWS Elastic Beanstalk Applications with the Barracuda CloudGen WAF

AWS Elastic Beanstalk (EB) is a service for deploying infrastructure that orchestrates various AWS services, including EC2, S3, Simple Notification Service (SNS), CloudWatch, autoscaling, and Elastic Load Balancers. The Barracuda CloudGen WAF can be easily deployed in an autoscaling cluster to secure these applications against application attacks. Simply launch the Barracuda CloudGen WAF from the AWS Marketplace CloudFormation Template, point it to the AWS EB application’s upstream ELB. The Barracuda CloudGen WAF stack will bootstrap this configuration and automatically start protecting your EB application. The Barracuda CloudGen WAF stack will also scale up or down with your application, ensuring complete protection at all times.

Choice in How You Purchase and Deploy

Of course we have the standard BYOL and PAYG purchasing options, but did you know we also offer a Metered choice? Purchasing our Metered option means you can deploy our security solutions anywhere and only pay for what you use!


  • Metered
    Support for AWS metered billing enables true consumption-based pricing, so customers only pay for what they use, aggregating usage at the end of the month.
  • BYOL
    Already a Barracuda customer? Bring your existing license to AWS Marketplace, enter the license key and deploy the security you know and love.
  • PAYG
    Want more flexibility than a traditional software license? Barracuda CloudGen WAF with pay-as-you-go pricing by the hour or year gives you flexibility to buy what you need when you need it.


  • Amazon Machine Image (AMI)
  • CloudFormation template
  • AWS GovCloud region