Winners of 2024 South Africa OSPAs Announced

Jun 11, 2024News

The winners of the 2024 Southern Africa Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) were revealed on Tuesday 11th June at Securex South Africa.

An exciting new development for this year is that Southern Africa winners from all categories (except Lifetime Achievement) will be featured in the first Global OSPAs set to take place in 2025! Winners will automatically qualify for the global competition.

The winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award will be inducted into the newly launched Security Hall of Fame. Learn more about this here.

2024 Southern Africa Award Winners:

Outstanding Security Team
Points of Presence Security Team – First National Bank South Africa

Outstanding Security Training Initiative
TAPA’s Online Training Initiative: Empowering Security Experts with Standards Qualification

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator
ATG Digital

Outstanding New Security Product
NoKey – Secutel Technologies

“For Secutel, it was a significant achievement to have been nominated as finalists in two OSPA categories again this year. We are delighted that our NoKey Access Control solution won the category for Outstanding New Security Product for 2024 in South Africa.  We wish to thank our clients for including us in their journey to address the challenges associated with the constantly changing crime landscape and this award confirms our dedication to innovation and excellence to meet those challenges.
We thank the OSPA and judges for this prestigious award and we congratulate all other nominees and winners of all categories this year.”
 – Danny Pringle, Executive Director at Secutel Technologies 

Outstanding Young Security Professional
Chandre Bezuidenhout – Crisis24

Lifetime Achievement
Gotlieb Johannes Jacobus Mijo

“This prestigious recognition, particularly acknowledging Mr. Gotlieb Johannes “Hans” Miljo’s exceptional contributions, is a testament to our collective commitment to
excellence and dedication to the security industry. Mr. Miljo’s selection for this award highlights his unwavering efforts and significant impact on advancing security standards in Namibia. His leadership and vision have been instrumental in shaping the practices and policies that ensure the safety and security of our community.

The Southern Africa OSPAs are proud to partner with Securex South Africa, a leading security industry event, to honour the outstanding achievements of security professionals in the country. This collaboration aims to elevate the profile of the winners and finalists, acknowledging their crucial contributions to safeguarding communities, businesses, and institutions.

The event organisers would like to thank all those who have helped to make the Southern Africa OSPAs event such a success including: all the supporting associations and judges; sponsors: Edith Cowan University (trophies and certificates).

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