Barracuda Essentials

Version: Barracuda Essentials

Barracuda Essentials provide critical multi-layer security, archiving, and backup for Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, and G Suite.

The Barracuda Essentials service consists of:

  • Barracuda Email Security
  • Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service
  • Barracuda Cloud Backup

Barracuda Essentials event is integrated with Netsurion Open XDR via syslog. It helps to monitor both inbound and outbound emails against the latest spams, viruses, worms, and phishing.

Reports provide a detailed information about the email traffic allowed and email traffic blocked. Reports provide insight into the security statistics like suspicious email such as spam links and suspicious attachments. One can analyze suspicious emails using the dashboards, we can view the top sender and recipient. Dashboards show emails with spam links, suspicious attachments along with action taken like blocked, quarantined and deferred with reason. Alerts are generated if emails have spam links, malicious attachments, and those that are getting blocked.

  • Security – Blocked email traffic, Quarantined email traffic.
  • Compliance – Allowed email traffic.

Once Barracuda Essentials is configured to deliver events to Netsurion Open XDR; alerts, dashboards, and reports can be configured into Netsurion Open XDR.

The following are the key Data Source Integration available in Netsurion Open XDR.


Type Name Description
Security Barracuda Essentials – Suspicious email blocked This alert will trigger whenever emails have spam links, threat attachments and blocked by Barracuda Essentials.


Type Name Description
Security Barracuda Essentials – Email traffic blocked This report provides information related to email traffic blocked, deferred, and quarantined by Barracuda Essentials email security service.
Compliance Barracuda Essentials – Email traffic allowed This report provides information related to inbound and outbound email traffic allowed by Barracuda Essentials email security service.


The configuration details are consistent with Netsurion Open XDR 9.x and later, and Barracuda Essentials.

Download Integration Guide and How-to Guide for configuration instructions and more information.