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Managed Detection and Response

Secure your organisation 24/7 with the threat detection and response capabilities of a leading MDR provider.  

Service Summary

Bridewell’s MDR service deploys highly certified security analysts in your environment 24/7 to detect, analyse, investigate, and actively respond to threats and incidents across all security and detection and response technologies. Leveraging their extensive experience protecting organisations in critical industries, proven methodologies, and leading-edge technology, our experts can mitigate and contain threats across your entire technology stack. 

As either an extension of your in-house security team in a hybrid Security Operations Centre (SOC) model or as a fully managed service, Bridewell will deliver threat detection, enable advanced, intelligence-driven analytics and mobilise certified incident handlers to immediately minimise the risk of a breach.

  • Rapid Time to Value - Our security analysts can begin delivering MDR capabilities within days of beginning your engagement with Bridewell.
  • An Extension of your Organisation - Our MDR service can be tailored to complement and support the existing capabilities and resources of your in-house security team.
  • Highly Certified Security Analysts - Bridewell holds extensive certifications across CREST, SANS, ASSURE and from the NCSC.
  • Extended Detection and Response (XDR) - Our MDR service covers endpoint, cloud, network, on-premises telemetry and more with real-time alert management, detection, and rapid response.
  • Proactive Threat Hunting - Our analysts will further improve detection by proactively searching for threats in your network.
  • Deep Expertise Supported by Automation - Our service is built on the extensive experience our analysts have providing MSS across industries, with automation only being used in instances where it truly provides additional value.
  • Threat Intelligence Led - The integration of our threat intelligence and research into every facet of our MSS offerings ensures your organisation is continually assessed and improved to respond to the latest threats and actors.
  • Support Organisational Goals - By understanding your organisational objectives and challenges, Bridewell’s MSS service is shaped to support your business goals and objectives, enabling digital transformation throughout the rest of the organisation.
  • A Trusted Security Partner with CNI Experience - Bridewell’s Security Operations teams can leverage their extensive experience securing critical sectors to defend against continually evolving, sector-specific threats.

Key Challenges

For many organisations today, it is challenging to ensure detection and response capabilities keep pace with the rest of the business.

As new technologies and processes are introduced to modernise their operations, it is harder to maintain end-to-end visibility across environments and otherwise mature their security posture. 

For organisations that rely on operational technology (OT), this is particularly difficult due to IT/ OT convergence and digitalisation and automation initiatives. Together, these changes create a complex set of security requirements that many organisations lack the expertise and resources to achieve.

With regulatory requirements also evolving, many organisations find themselves unclear on how to mature their detection and response capabilities quickly and in line with best practice.

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Key Benefits

Here are just some of the benefits of trusting Bridewell for Managed Detection and Response.

Experts and Resources in Your Environment

Whether hybrid or fully managed, Bridewell will work with your organisation to provide leading 24/7 cyber security services that meet the needs of your organisation.

Mature Security Posture

Rapidly and effectively drive proactive security improvements throughout your organisation, based upon intelligence and assessment.

Reduce the Burden on Your Security Team

With the support of Bridewell’s SOC team, allow your in-house teams to focus on key initiatives and processes. 

Improved Security ROI

By reviewing and potentially consolidating your security tools, Bridewell can help you get better value and more effective protection from your existing investment in security solutions. 

A SOC That Suits You

Based on your existing maturity and operating models, Bridewell provides an MDR service as either a hybrid or fully outsourced model.

Hybrid SOC

Security specialists from Bridewell will work with your in-house team full-time, providing additional expertise and resource to manage security operations across functions such as detection, Incident Response and Threat Intelligence.

Fully Outsourced SOC

Bridewell will take complete ownership and responsibility of your organisation’s security operations, providing all the capabilities necessary for your SOC.

How it Works

From day one of an MDR engagement with Bridewell, our consultants will work rapidly to protect our clients from threats and take the lead on incident response, if required.

To quickly deliver early SOC services, Bridewell rapidly deploys and manages Microsoft Sentinel SIEM technology and integrates with the client’s Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and/or Extended Detection and Response (XDR) technology stack.

Our experts will then customise and transition the service by tailoring and enriching it in line with the specific business needs, objectives and technologies used by the client. All of Bridewell’s SOC monitoring tools are deployed as code in our client’s tenants and treated as their intellectual property, never tying you in.

Bridewell’s MDR service also makes extensive use of the latest threat intelligence and our own threat research to enhance our prevention, detection and remediation capabilities. With our strength across critical organisations, we are able to share anonymous and normalised intelligence from our other clients to generate additional, real-time intelligence, learning from activities across your sector and geography.

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Why Bridewell?

As one of the UK's largest independent cyber security service providers, we're trusted by some of the most highly regulated organisations to protect their data, reputation and business. With our industry-leading certifications and our customer-centric approach, we're optimally positioned to provide end-to-end cyber security services tailored to your business' individual needs.

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Security Certifications

  • Award-Winning
  • Agile and Responsive Delivery
  • Strategic Insight and Technical Expertise
  • An Extension of Your Team
  • Flexible Commercial Models
  • Trusted by Microsoft
  • 24x7 MDR & Security Operations Centre
  • Dedicated to Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security for the Wider Good
  • Committed to Sustainability
  • Developing Cyber Skills for the Future

Managed Detection and Response FAQs

Here are some commonly asked questions about Managed Detection and Response (MDR). If you’d like to learn more speak to one of our team.

The main difference between managed detection and response service and traditional security monitoring is the focus on proactive detection and response to threats.

MDR services are designed to proactively identify, investigate and respond to threats that have evaded detection by traditional security solutions by integrating threat hunting into the detection service.

This leverages threat intelligence to analyse threats, actors, and behaviours, as well as zero-day attacks. Traditional security monitoring typically relies on passive detection methods, such as signature-based detection, which can only detect known threats. 


A managed detection and response solution typically includes the following key components: (1) Great people with strong expertise and experience. (2) Modern and proactive processes - i.e. threat hunting, content development and automation - that leverage threat intelligence and research. (3) The ability to intergrage modern XDR along with IT and OT assets. 

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