How Firi gained full overview of their external attack surface

A case study - Attack Surface Management

CEO Magnus Holst from River Security meeting with CTO Cato Auestad at Firi headquarters.
CEO Magnus Holst from River Security meeting with CTO Cato Auestad at Firi headquarters.
Cato Auestad CTO Firi

About Firi

Firi is considered Norways largest service for buying and selling bitcoin. They are a cryptocurrency exchange that facilitates the buying and selling of various digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. As a financial services company, Firi recognizes the critical importance of maintaining a secure and compliant platform for their customers' digital assets.


Founded in 2017


170.000 users


30 employees

"In addition to utilizing River Security's services for Active Focus, we also value their expertise as a sparring partner in other areas to help us maintain an active defense against potential cyber attacks. Their expertise in penetration testing, cyber deception, intrusion detection, and other related fields has been instrumental in increasing our overall IT security."

Cato Auestad

Firi and Active Focus

Firi places the utmost importance on safeguarding its customer's security. In light of the ever-changing landscape of cyber threats, the company has adopted a proactive approach to managing its attack surface. To achieve this, Firi conducted a thorough evaluation of various solutions available in the market, and ultimately decided to partner with River Security and utilize their Active Focus solution. By doing so, Firi is able to stay ahead of potential threats and provide an added layer of protection for their customers.


Being a proactive service provider, we are proud to contribute to the safeguarding of Firi's and their customers' digital assets. It's thrilling to play a part in securing digital currency, especially with Firi's demonstrated maturity in implementing effective security measures. We look forward to continuing our partnership and ensuring the highest level of protection for Firi's valuable assets.

Magnus Holst, Managing Director - River Security

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