Insta Group Ltd

Insta Group Oy is a Finnish family business with the aim of building and maintaining a safe and competitive society. The group consists of four companies. Insta Automation Oy specialises in industrial automation, Insta DefSec Oy develops critical situational awareness and data security solutions and services, while Insta ILS Oy provides life cycle services for the aviation industry and Insta Innovation Oy focuses on virtual technology and innovative services. Read more »


Insta participates in Internet of Things event in Helsinki 2 November 2016

Insta will participate in Internet of Things event held on 2 November 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. Event is targeted at Business and Technology Management responsible for IoT strategies and technology investments.

Insta’s offering in IoT area includes:
- Design, development and implementation of secure IoT systems
- Identity and key management solutions for IoT devices
- SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions
- Inspection and evaluation of IoT system security

To request an invitation to the event, please visit:

ISO 27001 certification for Insta DefSec´s Information Security business unit

Insta DefSec’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) has been granted ISO 27001 certificate. The certification covers services and deployment projects provided by the Information Security business unit, assuring compliancy with requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard.

As an indication of Insta’s strong security and quality culture, the company has held the ISO 27001 certification in effect continuously since 2002. The certification means that customers and partners can rely on the information security of the solutions and services provided by Insta. The certificate is valid for the next three years.

Henry Nieminen starts as Insta Group’s Chief Executive Officer

Henry Nieminen (51 yrs), M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, started as Chief Executive Officer of Insta Group Oy on 1 October 2016.

Nieminen’s career path in international business management has been significant. Nieminen’s latest position was that of Managing Director at Fujitsu Finland Oy, where he was also in charge of Fujitsu’s operations in the Baltic region. Previously, Nieminen has led CGI’s Enterprise Markets business unit in Finland.
As Chief Executive Officer of Insta Group, Nieminen will follow Pertti Huusko who is retiring after leading the company for 14 years.

“Henry Nieminen will bring strong expertise and experience in the international technology business to Insta,” says Markus Mattsson, Chairman of the Board and main shareholder of Insta Group.

Henry Nieminen sees the Finnish technological development and Insta’s future as promising.
“Insta has extremely strong and diverse expertise in the areas of the Internet of Things, digitalisation and security, as well as having an innovative and customer-oriented way of developing this entirety,” Nieminen states and emphasises that the set of values in force throughout Insta’s operations is the company’s most crucial success factor:
“The strong values, traditions and solid leadership culture of the privately-owned business create a sturdy base for the management and development of business operations. I greatly appreciate Insta’s confidential and open co-operation with its customers, and I hope that customer relations will continue to develop in a positive direction. These factors offer significant opportunities for Insta to grow and develop, also on an international scale.


Insta participates in CCR Summit conference in Netherlands 5-6 October 2016

Insta DefSec will participate in CCR Summit conference held in Hoeven, Netherlands, 5-6 October 2016. CCR Summit conference brings together emergency services, public authorities, researchers and industry representatives. Over 450 delegates will take part of more than 30 sessions. We urge you to take part on our Break-out Summit session.

  • Virtual Control Rooms in Multi-authority Environment, at 14:45 on Wednesday 5th October, Teemu Ekola, Development and Sales, Insta Response™

Two interactive conference days are full of learning and networking.

We welcome you to meet Insta’s people and learn more about Insta Response™ product family in sponsor partners area.

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