Secure remote working – How to ensure efficient and secure working from home offices?

Working from home offices and other remote locations has increased lately, both due to increased opportunities from available remote connections and digital tools, as well as the global concerns over the spread of influenza and Coronavirus outbreaks. Crisis situations and global level concerns [...]

Case elfCLOUD – Secure cloud storage service

elfGROUP developed the elfCLOUD cloud storage service already in 2010. Cyber security was seen as the highest priority from the very first specifications in elfCLOUD’s development. “It was a cloud storage service with highly paranoid cyber security”, describes the inventor of the service, [...]

The significance of cyber security in software development

Organizations offering digital products and services have realized, increasingly, that cyber security is a remarkable part of their quality, value proposition and risk management. The code they have written to create their service plays an essential role at these organizations, and it is used [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cyber security is an enabler to ever smarter IoT systems

IoT, Internet of Things, machine to machine or industrial internet – this buzzword has many synonyms. It is a topical concept both in homes and in industrial settings, as systems are connected in ever larger and smarter entities.

MEP Mirja Vehkaperä visiting elfGROUP

A member of the European Parliament, Mirja Vehkapeä visited the elfGROUP headquarters Thursday May 2nd, 2019, as part of her campaign tour. Mrs. Vehkaperä was visiting Oulu-based growth companies, getting to know their operations and expertise, as well as discussing how the companies have [...]

Hacker testing - 6 reasons why the investment is better done early enough

All organizations are responsible for the cyber security of their information systems and software. There are risks you will want to mitigate rather than accept – would you want to just wait for these threats to actualize? Read from the graphic below, why you would want to invest in hacker [...]

Who Needs Hacker Testing?

All organizations handling electronic information and utilizing information technology must take care of their information systems’ data security. Independent of whether the motives are based on the willingness to ensure uninterrupted business continuity, meet regulatory compliance or to [...]