Europe: Security services firm Securitas Technologies plans to certify 10,000 data center professionals

Feb 23, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Security services firm Securitas Technologies has revealed plans to train up and certify 10,000 workers as data center security and safety professionals. The company has also  introduced certification to improve the skills of its security officers at its data centers.

"The Certified Data Center Security Professional training is an example of Securitas' dedication to providing security solutions tailored to meet the challenges in the markets where we operate,” said Bert den Hartog, VP of global clients data centers at Securitas. "With over 15,000 hours of total training, upon completion, more than 10,000 participants will attain the certification, showcasing their best-in-class proficiency in safeguarding these high-security facilities."

"We understand the pivotal role data centers play in today's digital landscape," added Milton Plet, SVP, head of Securitas’ data center group. “That is why Securitas is investing in our professionals, ensuring they have the necessary expertise and skills to provide best-in-class protection for our clients. In the same way as security officers tasked with protecting fire-prone facilities must possess expertise in fire safety, our data center specialists need extensive knowledge in all peculiarities of data centers.”