SentinelOne: Next Gen Antivirus

Next Gen Anti Virus

In the coming year, SentinelOne Endpoint Protection will be rolled out to Milnsbridge customers. As a part of re-evaluating our standard operating environment (SOE), it is time to make the migration to Next Gen Antivirus (NGAV) from traditional antivirus software, which has effectively become redundant. What is Traditional Antivirus and why is it failing? Traditional […]

Introducing Passportal

Passportal

Milnsbridge will be rolling out Passportal to its managed customers at the beginning of next year as a new addition to the Milnsbridge Secure Operating Environment (MSOE) approach. Passportal is a cloud-based password management tool that allows you to securely store your various usernames and passwords. Passportal is also accessible through browser extensions & add-ons […]

Windows 7: the ticking time bomb

windows 7 end of life

Time is running out for Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10. After almost a decade since its release, Windows 7 will officially reach End of Life status on the 14th of January 2020 after being in an extended support phase since 2015. This means that Windows 7 won’t receive security updates or patches […]

Why MSP’s are turning to threat hunting

Threat hunting

Managed service providers have entered a new era of cybersecurity. Traditional security management tools such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS) are effective for identifying known threats. However, defensive security tools are no longer a match for the ever-growing and ever-sophisticating hacking tools. GCN.com defines cyber threat hunting as “a security strategy centred on […]

SolarWinds Empower MSP Conference – Atlanta

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Earlier this month, we attended the SolarWinds ‘Empower MSP’ conference in Atlanta. This year’s conference had a particular focus on end-customer security. The featured keynote speakers were Erik Qualman and Eric O’Neil. Erik Qualman spoke about living in a ‘post-privacy world’ in which privacy is dead. Eric O’Neil was a key figure in helping capture […]

Office 365 Hack – What to Watch For

Office 365 hack

In a nutshell: An Office 365 hack epidemic has swept through the country this month. This type of hack happens when a user’s account is compromised through a tactic called account takeover (ATO). Using your email, the hackers then send malicious emails to people on your contact list in the form of suspicious links. These […]

3 Common Phishing Scams and How To Deal With Them

phishing

Phishing scams are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated every day. This means these scams are becoming more convincing and harder to spot. We’ve compiled a list of the most common phishing scams, how to spot them and what to do when you receive one. Extortion phishing Extortion phishing, more specifically, password extortion has become […]

How Data Centre Facilities are Combating Carbon Emissions

Data Centre

The world has become increasingly dependant on technology, the internet and cloud services; millions of global data centre facilities power this demand. These data centres rely on huge amounts of energy to run. In 2017, globally, data centres used 200 terawatt-hours of electricity which is enough electricity to power Australia for a year. Industry leaders […]

Penrith Local Business Awards – 2019

Local Business Awards

On the Third of July, Milnsbridge attended the Penrith Local Business Awards night at the Panthers Pavilion. We were certainly very humbled to have taken out the award for Best Specialised Business. This was our first year participating in the Penrith Local Business Awards. Our category was certainly filled with equally deserving businesses from the […]

July Security Fails

security fails

Whilst outages happen all the time, it seems a few of the biggest services had blackouts this month leaving lots of frustrated people. This July saw the outage of MyGov at the height of tax return season and the passport e-gates outage that left thousands of passengers waiting for hours. MyGov: Since mid-morning on Thursday, […]