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When security is widely viewed from the perspective of business, we have front-row seats. On our blog, our experts share their thoughts, visions, and opinions related to our field of operation. If you wish to read more blog writings (in Finnish) click here.

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INDUSTRY 4.0 - A New Economy Business Park Full of Value Potential

12.11.2018

Industry 4.0 as digitization of the manufacturing sector means embedded sensors in virtually all product components and manufacturing equipment, ubiquitous cyber-physical systems, and analysis of all relevant data. It is driven by four clusters of disrupt... Read more

The world's happiest nation, the world's most secure digitalization

1.11.2018

We need to take a new angle on the meaning of digitalization: it's not technology; it's a business model. Digital business is implemented through technology. Forward-looking companies are simultaneously thinking about the present and the future and are... Read more

Reduce Your Application Exposure to Cyberattacks

28.9.2018

Whenever I see news about a new data breach, one of the first questions that comes to my mind is “How the attackers did it?” The answer is often a simple one. Attackers prefer exploiting the low hanging fruit: known vulnerabilities, simple software bugs a... Read more

Developing Secure Software - Challenging but Possible

23.5.2018

Developing secure software is challenging, but not impossible. I wrote about threat modeling which helps to eliminate security vulnerabilities in the design phase. Identifying and addressing the biggest threats early is essential. But how about other impo... Read more

Benefits of Threat Modeling

9.4.2018

Threat modeling – also called architectural risk analysis - is a systematic method for analyzing the security of an application. It is a key part in the application development: you cannot build secure applications until you understand the threats. It ... Read more

Agile Methods in a Complex System Project

27.11.2017

Insta DefSec participated in the Tampere Goes Agile event on 28th of October at Tampere Hall. We gave a talk about Challenges of agile methods in system development and unexpectedly finding answers from the V-model and demonstrated our product Insta Respo... Read more

Are you ready for cyberattacks?

13.10.2017

Cyber incidents are on the rise, especially those caused by software vulnerabilities. It is likely that a software product or a service will be targeted by a cyberattack at some point in time. Organizations need to be prepared. Given today’s rapidly chang... Read more

Insta Group Oy – strategic partner of the Finnish Defence Forces

10.1.2017

See what Erkki Hartikka, Director, Business Development at Insta DefSec wrote about the strategic partnership between Insta and the Finnish Defence Forces on our blog. The article was also published in the Logistiikkaupseeri magazine in November 2016. ... Read more