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 Critical Control Rooms 2016 event in Czech Republic 6-7 December 2016

Insta DefSec will participate in Critical Control Rooms 2016 event held in Prague, Czech Republic, 6-7 December 2016. Key themes at Critical Control Rooms are processes, technology, environment, operations and capabilities, design and people. Event will contain Control Room decision maker representations, leading solutions providers, expert speakers and hours of networking.

We urge you to take part of our presentations:

- Critical Communications Finland Panel Session: Why is collaboration important for the next generation of control rooms, Tuesday 6th December 9:30-10:15.
Mr Tero Pesonen, TCCA Broadband Working Group
Mr Teemu Ekola, Head of Sales and Business Development, Insta Response™, Insta DefSec Oy

- Benefits of a virtual control room from an emergency services manager’s perspective, Wednesday 7th December 12:40-13:00, Mr Teemu Ekola, Head of Sales and Business Development, Insta Response™

We welcome you to meet Insta’s people and learn more about Insta Response™ product family at exhibition area stand number 2.

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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.