Supporting Talenom with continuous security testing and awareness building Customer box: Talenom is an agile and forward-looking accounting firm established in 1972. Talenom’s business idea is to make day-to-day life easier for entrepreneurs with the most user-friendly electronic tools on the market and highly automated services. In addition to comprehensive accounting services, Talenom supports its customers’ business operations with a wide range of expert services as well as financing and payment, and banking services. Talenom’s vision is to offer unbeatable accounting and banking services for SMEs. Case Talenom Expertise Software and Digitalization As an accounting firm, Talenom considers cyber security to be a priority in its operations. Continuous security testing is crucial in maintaining the security of its systems and customer information - as is choosing the right partner to provide the security testing. Talenom chose Etteplan after comparing providers in different categories including pricing and workload. “We were impressed by the pre-study Etteplan experts had done before our initial meeting. It was apparent that they had gone through the effort and were ready with suggestions from the get-go,” explains Suvi Hautamäki, Head of Information Security at Talenom. Etteplan provides Talenom with a wide variety of cyber security services Altogether, Etteplan has provided Talenom with vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, and security awareness training. The scope of the testing has included a variety of systems including customer systems and external interfaces. Talenom has received good grades on all the different aspects of testing. Suvi elaborates, “On top of the security testing, Etteplan has supported the mindset of our developers by visiting our offices and cooperating with them which has received a positive reception from the organization.” In addition to security testing, Etteplan experts have given security awareness presentations to Talenom’s personnel. “Even the personnel that are not directly working with development were interested and gained some new perspectives,” says Suvi. Talenom sees the benefits of a long-term partnership with Etteplan With the security testing, Talenom ensures that its systems are kept up-to-date and remain secure. Most importantly, Etteplan has been able to offer Talenom a long-term trustworthy partnership that will continue in the future. “Etteplan has shown it can be long-term partner that provides us with a wide range of security services not only for security testing, but also sparring, innovating, and out-of-the-box thinking,” concludes Suvi.