Certified Safes Ireland™ offers homeowners, businesses, states bodies and insurers, the very best advice on the secure storage of valuable items, cash and data, and expertly installed solutions backed by accredited European certification, providing a legal proof of standard under European law, the most important factor in maintaining insurance cover long term, as well as being the basis for all insurance rate recommendations in Europe.
Major safe supply companies, manufacturers, and local suppliers in the safe and secure storage sector often misrepresent issues related to accredited certification of burglary resistance, fire testing and installation standards, to gain a competitive advantage or sell sub-standard or even dangerous products that are more profitable for them but can lead to disaster long-term for their clients.
Certified Safes Ireland™ in-house advisor on keeping jewellery, watch collections, goods, cash and data, safe, secure, yet readily accessible, is Alan Donohoe Redd.
Alan is a member of the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) Working Group responsible for writing European Standards for safes, strongrooms (vaults), secure cabinets and physical data protection for the European Union. A registered NATO supplier and a longstanding member of the European Security Systems Association, Alan has a vast range of experience spanning almost 40 years and encompassing installation of safes, strongrooms, physical data protection, CCTV, alarms, access control, secure storage control systems and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) specification, design, and installation.
Alan is an expert on standards and fraud issues related to secure storage in Europe and the UK, has had articles related to these subjects published by The Law Society Gazette and Irish Broker Magazine, has forced retractions of multiple false claims related to secure storage offerings to the public, including some published by the Irish Times, and has been pivotal in having misleading standards and practises recognised and withdrawn in Ireland, the UK and at a European level.
Alan's seminars on safes, strongrooms and HNW secure storage have been part of Continuing Professional Development for underwriters and insurers having been awarded CPD points by the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
N.A.T.O. Europe, The U.S. Air Force (Europe), The National Treasury Management Agency (Ireland), The Department Of Communications (NCSC Cyber Security) (Ireland), The Revenue Commissioners, Electricity Supply Board (Cyber Security) (Ireland), The Danish Defence Forces (Afghanistan), PayPal (Worldwide), Grant Thornton, The Insurance Institute of Ireland, The Royal College Of Surgeons, BFC Bank, Interxion Data Centres, The Private Security Authority, Isle of Man Gold Bullion, Brown Thomas, Bvlgari, Boodles, Druids Glen, The Shelbourne Hotel, and many others ....