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Interim Report on the SECOTA Project at the ESSA General Assembly 2019
First SECOTA comparative tests of international testing laboratories completed / Long-term benchmarking to increase comparability for customers and insurers
ESSA General Assembly 2019 sheds light on security aspects of safes and strongrooms
Nearly 140 members discuss seucirty aspects of secure storage units / New tool list of the new standard EN 1143-1, the future of cash and some potential dangers of older safes in focus
ESSA International Leadership Award 2019 for Wolfgang Bruna
ESSA honours Bruna's long-standing commitment to the security of safes and strongrooms / Wertheim engineer and ESSA board member has been involved in European committees for more than 20 years
Market leaders confirm participation in Security Essen 2020
Frankfurt, October 2019 – Security Essen is continuing to consolidate its position as a platform of the security industry on which all relevant target groups can obtain information. Numerous companies have confirmed their participation in the world's leading trade fair, which will take place at Messe Essen from 22 to 25 September 2020.
Launch of SECOTA Comparison Test
Rigorous test for the security of safes
Frankfurt/M. April 2019 – A safe is usually a purchase for life. But how secure are certified safes? And are the burglary tests carried out by specialised laboratories at all comparable in view of the large number of different types of safe constructions and multitude of interpretation possibilities that can arise when reading a Standard?
In the independent SECOTA (Security, Equivalent, Certification, Organization, Testing and Auditing) project, laboratories, testing and certification bodies and other representatives from the physical security and insurance industry are working together to clarify these issues. The aim is to increase transparency for customers and insurers in a confusing market.