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Actively Managing Security – The Most Important Secure Digitalization Trend For 2019

14.3.2019

Digitalization encompasses all parts of business as well as everyday life. It creates opportunities for companies to be more efficient and to spend less. Innovative new business models not even possible only a few years ago, such as Uber, are now threaten... Read more

We are building the world’s most modern board machine here – greetings from BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill

3.1.2019

The world’s most modern board machine is being built in the village of Grums, 25 kilometres west of Karlstad. The 350-metre machine at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill is an impressive sight. At an estimated total cost of SEK 7 billion, the investment is not ... Read more

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

Jari Mielonen - 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

Jari Mielonen - 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

Janne Ahlberg - 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

Janne Ahlberg - 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

Janne Ahlberg - 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

Miia Onkalo - 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

More than 550km of cable and a total of 100,000 person-hours – how Finland's biggest instrumentation project completed on schedule

17.10.2017

The length of cable and the working hours used are indicative of the scale of the instrumentation project of the Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Äänekoski. The gigantic project was wrapped up on schedule last summer, thanks to Insta Automation's expert pro... Read more

Unique automation solutions at the most modern snack plant in the world

16.10.2017

Insta Automation helped to create Valio Ltd's new snack plant, commissioned in August. Insta's strongest cards in getting involved in the factory in Riihimäki were long collaboration with Valio and skilful local resources. Construction of the Riihimäki... Read more

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