Finalists for the inaugural South Africa OSPAs have been announced

Issue 3 2021 Editor's Choice

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 listed below.

Outstanding Security Consultant

• Siyamcela Mbuthuma – Trident Security.

• Eva Nolle – TCG Forensics.

• Marlene Welman – Forensic Solutions & Investigations.

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator

• FS Systems.

• Genius Technologies.

• 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.

• Nemtek.

Winners will be revealed at a virtual awards ceremony on 3 June 2021 as part of 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 African OSPA physical awards presentation at Securex South Africa in November 2021.





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