Defensor, the company to defend Bfn residents and businesses

Ryno van Rooyen and Claudius Peterson, directors of Defensor Electronic Security Systems.

The well-known security company known by many in Bloemfontein as Defensor, was founded by Piet and Mariette Ferreira in 1993. When Piet became disabled, he had to monitor alarms from his bed and contact the police should any intrusions occur at residences and businesses on Defensor’s list of clients. In 2002 the couple decided to sell their shares in the business to Ryno van Rooyen and Claudius Peterson.

These two started developing the company into Defensor Electronic Security Systems in 2003 and have since been securing residents of Bloemfontein, making sure that they feel and stay safe while they also offer professional security solutions for businesses.

Defensor Electronic Security Systems specialises in physical guarding, armed response, alarm installations and monitoring, CCTV installations, real time CCTV monitoring, Videofied alarm monitoring and installation, clear view and electrical fence installation, and a Defensor Panic App.

Bennie du Plessis from Defensor says the company offers a diverse set of security measures, which are combined in a total integrated solutions, from coming down the street up to entering the house.

“Throw into the mix a decent and effective property and asset protection through the newest technology.” Bennie explains that the electronic security company has two solutions, a holistic and an integrated solution, among others. “This starts with the first line of protection, perimeter protection, intrusion protection and personal protection,” he says, adding that the total integrated security solution as a combination of electronic security, alarm system, CCTV, electrical fencing, videofied together with physical security officers on site.

Bennie says the fact that they are highly visible as a company has made a contribution to the safety of the people of Bloemfontein. The company provides training of staff to be able to identify risk situations while also sharing information with the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other companies to reduce incidents.

Defensor Electronic Security Systems is situated at 60 Fichardt Street, CBD, Bloemfontein. The company can be reached telephonically on 051 447 0911 and via email at The company is proud to cover all areas in Bloemfontein, including townships.

Defensor, protecting you like family

Denfensor Security, in association with Bloemfontein Courant, will be giving away a DSC Standard Alarm System with free installation, three months’ free monitoring and a R1000 donation to any school of the winner’s choice. For more information, visit

Corn Koteli