2023 Benelux OSPA Finalists Announced – Celebrating Excellence in Security for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Sep 12, 2023News

We are delighted to unveil the esteemed finalists for the 2023 Benelux Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). This year marks the fourth installment of the OSPAs in the Benelux region.

The judging process is strict and robust and those who have been selected to progress to the next phase of the competition should indeed feel a deep sense of pride in their accomplishments.

The security sector in Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg have truly embraced these awards, with many considering them the most prestigious accolades that can be bestowed upon a security company, team, or individual. We will be returning to Breda for this year’s awards ceremony which will be held in person on Wednesday, 4th October, 2023.

The 2023 finalists are:

Outstanding Security Manager/Director
Marije Bouwman – World Forum
Berndt Rif – Council for the Judiciary

Outstanding Security Team
Dienst Veiligheid Az Sint-Lucas & Volkskliniek
Patrouilleurs Securité Stations STIB-MIVB
Umicore Security Team
ZNA Security Team

Outstanding New Security Product
FROC (Facial Recognition on Card) – Secure Logistics
IoT Platform 3.0  – CSL
5G/4G Unlimited SIM – CSL

Outstanding Security Partnership
Az Sint-Lucas & Volkskliniek Security Team and Ghent Police
Intelligent Maritime Research Center of National Taiwan Ocean University (IMRC-NTOU), InterMedia EuropeAsia and PAConsult
NineID and World Forum, The Hague
Synguard and Assa Abloy

Outstanding Police/Law Enforcement Initiative
Az Sint-Lucas & Volkskliniek Security Team and Ghent Police
Group-IB Investigation Team

Outstanding Young  Security Professional
Martijn van den Berk – Group-IB
Merijn van Gool – Nederlandsche Bank
Max Monkel – TRAVIS
Lucile Renhas – Signpost Six
Isabela Serra – Signpost Six

Outstanding Security Training Initiative
The Insider Risk Academy –  Signpost Six
Videntium.be Academy

Lifetime Achievement Award
To be announced on the day

The 2023 Benelux OSPAs will be presented following a Thought Leadership Summit scheduled to take place at the Leonardo Hotel in Breda on October 4th. This summit promises to be a hub of insightful discussions and networking opportunities for security professionals. To learn more about the event’s full program and secure your tickets, please click here.

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