elfGROUP’s business areas divided to separate companies

elfGROUP has established two new business entities to clarify their business structure. The parent company, established in 2010, changes its name to elfGROUP Holding Ltd. and has now two new subsidiaries: elfGROUP Cyber Security Services Ltd. and elfGROUP Software and Infra Ltd.

elfGROUP white hat hacker participating Adversary Tactics training

At the end of November, I participated in Adversary Tactics – Red Team Operations training, organized by SpecterOps, focusing on simulating and detecting challenging security threats. SpecterOps is behind the development of several security-related open source tools, such as BloodHound and [...]

College student’s business project with cyber security experts

Information technology student Henrik Mourujärvi from Oulu University of Applied Sciences has been doing a business project course work at elfGROUP during fall 2019. His tasks have been updating elfGROUP’s firewall for office and visitor networks, following the network traffic and visualizing [...]

Phishing is a significant threat to all modern-day organizations – Is your organization prepared for phishing attacks?

In our experience, there are two kind of organizations: Those that know they are subject to phishing attacks, and then there are those that don’t know it yet. In this blog article we describe the motives our customers often have for conducting phishing exercises, where we model the ways someone [...]

Case FRENDS: Mission critical integration platform security testing

HiQ Finland asked elfGROUP to test the cyber security of its FRENDS integration platform. In this way they got an outsider view of the security level of FRENDS, and a CyberSafe certificate that they plan to use in their customer and product communication to testify to FRENDS suitability for the [...]

Why Should We Care About Information Security in Our Industry?

Information security is often seen particularly important for organizations and businesses that interact directly with customers through digital channels, such as an online store or customer portal. GDPR introduced more requirements for all services processing personal data, which was a wake-up [...]

Partners with Cyber Security Executive 2019

elfGROUP has partnered up already for the third time with the Cyber Security Executive event. The CSE has been an important event for us to meet and catch up with our customers and partner companies. For three years in a row we have upgraded our presence and visibility at the event.

Case FCG Talent: Reassurance to Cyber Security in Cooperation with Cyber Security Specialists

FCG Talent is a Finnish company that develops modern, innovative and user-friendly software solutions for recruitment, HR data management and personnel introduction and development. Their best-known product is the Kuntarekry.fi service, a recruitment portal used by nearly every municipality in [...]

SAMM assessment as a service – how to more efficiently measure your software security practices

SAMM (Software Assurance Maturity Model) is a model for assessing the maturity of security related activities in software construction and verification as well as other software engineering domains. It is developed by the Open Web Application Security Project OWASP community; hence the model is [...]

elfGROUP accomplished ISO 27001 Information Security Management System certification

By Tuomas T. | July 10, 2019 | elfGROUP, Cyber Security Expert

elfGROUP’s all operations have been certified according to the internationally recognised information security management system standard ISO 27001. Bureau Veritas has audited our operations and granted us the certification on July 3rd, 2019. We announced our ISO 9001 news this April, and now [...]