The Irish Safes Ratings Group (ISRG) is a voluntary group that was established in 2016 at the request of ESSA the European Security Systems Association. The group's task is to make and periodically update recommended insurance ratings related to the overnight cash cover for certified safes, strong rooms and secure cabinets for the Republic Of Ireland , conforming to European standards EN14450, EN1143-1, EN1143-2. The National Standards Authority Of Ireland and The Private Security Authority sit in an observer capacity on the group.

European Safe Certification & Ratings Winter CPD Lectures
European Safe Certification & Ratings Winter CPD Lectures
Winter 2017 CPD lectures given by Alan Donohoe Redd on European Certification / Ratings And Risk Assessment For Safes.

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What GDPR Means For Physical Data Security
What GDPR Means For Physical Data Security
If your organisation holds information on individuals, regardless if that information is held in physical files or in a digital format, it must be secured.

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The Facts About European Testing & Certification
The Facts About European Testing & Certification
There is a great deal of misleading information regarding accredited European testing circulating within the safe and vault industry.

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F.A.Q.'s Frequently Asked Questions Answered
F.A.Q.'s Frequently Asked Questions Answered
Irish Safes Ratings Group’s Most Frequently Asked Questions are answered in our extensive F.A.Q. section.

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L.P.C.B (UK) Accredited For Testing But Not Certification
L.P.C.B (UK) Accredited For Testing But Not Certification
As of April 2016 BRE Global Limited / LPCB testing in the U.K. has been awarded accreditation to test some safes but not to certify.

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Checking If A Safe Or Vault Has Accredited Certification
Checking If A Safe Or Vault Has Accredited Certification
There are many “certification marks” in the European market that do not have the proper accreditation. A brief guide to spotting unaccredited marks.

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A Safe Must Be Properly Anchored To Be Secure
A Safe Must Be Properly Anchored To Be Secure
Non-professional fitting of a safe will not only influence the safe’s resistance to attack or removal but can also negatively impact its fire protection.

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Issues With Risk Assessment Of Under Floor Safes
Issues With Risk Assessment Of Under Floor Safes
Risk assessment for an under floor safe is difficult at best, after fitting assessing an individual installation is an almost impossible task.

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Pneumatic Cash Transfer Security Issues Explained
Pneumatic Cash Transfer Security Issues Explained
When a pneumatic cash transfer system is fitted directly to a certified safe the certified security level of the safe is permanently destroyed.

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Secure Cabinets EN14450 Rating Explained
Secure Cabinets EN14450 Rating Explained
The “Secure Cabinet” standard EN11450 was introduced in Europe in 2005 intended as a standard for Secure Cabinets in a domestic setting.

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European Safe Certification & Ratings Spring Lectures
European Safe Certification & Ratings Spring Lectures
Spring seminars given by Alan Donohoe Redd on European Certification / Ratings And Risk Assessment For Safes.

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