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’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.