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 [...]

Cyber Security Analyst Markus Hamara presenting at Bureau Veritas’s Quality Seminar

Bureau Veritas organized a seminar in Helsinki on January 30th, 2020 in topical themes in quality control, certification and standards. elfGROUP’s Senior Cyber Security Analyst Markus Hamara was one of the speakers at the seminar, with the topic of cyber security and phishing ABCs. Cyber [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

CSE18: Software assurance and information security

Cyber Security Executive 2018 event catered cyber security topics on a wide range as key note speeches, networking and exhibition stands. We attended the event for the second time. elfGROUP had an exhibition stand at the event, and our team consisted of Kari, Pekka, Tom and me, Tuomas. Kari and [...]

OSCP – The certified hacker testing professionals

We at elfGROUP offer our customers high quality and certified know-how. Our Cyber Security Analyst Miika Rinne completed one of the most challenging technical certificates in the field of information security, the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification, this October.