Finalists for the Inaugural South Africa OSPAs have been announced

May 17, 2021News

Recognising the valuable contribution the security sector makes in protecting people, property and assets, the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) showcase the very best organisations and individuals that the sector has to offer and acknowledge their considerable achievements.

The independent panel of judges nominated by supporting associations have selected the 2021 finalists who will now go forward to the next phase of the competition.

Professor Martin Gill, founder of the OSPAs, said:
“We are delighted to be able to bring the OSPAs to South Africa for the first time in collaboration with Securex South Africa, and especially to see so many outstanding nominees who have made a significant contribution to security during these challenging times.  All those that have been selected as finalists should be very proud, as the standard of entries was exceptional.  

The finalists are:

Outstanding Security Consultant

Siyamcela Mbuthuma – Trident Security
Eva Nolle – Ceravoid
Marlene Welman – Joint Operations Intelligence Centre

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator

FS Systems (Pty) Ltd
Genius Technologies [Pty] Ltd
Secutel Technologies

Outstanding New Security Product

911 Response24 – Marlize Holtzhausen
Digital Investigations Suite (DIS) – Dragonfruit AI
SecuTraq – Secutel Technologies

Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer

Cathexis Technologies
ET Nice (Pty) Ltd
Nemtek (Pty) Ltd

Winners will be revealed at a virtual awards ceremony on 3rd June 2021 following a Security Thought Leadership Webinar organised in collaboration with Securex South Africa.  The event will provide a chance to listen to expert speakers and take part in the discussion on “We have a ‘new normal’ but do we have a ‘new security’ to match? Examining the implications for South Africa” and will be free to attend.

Winners will be presented with their trophies at a South Africa OSPA physical awards presentation at Securex South Africa in November 2021.

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