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Employee Awareness – Data Protection

March 2 @ 14:00 - 16:30 SAST

Virtual Event

Awareness plays a huge part in any company’s Data Protection strategy. With POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) around the corner, you need to be sure all team members are trained on how privacy and cyber security affects the company and themselves. This workshop covers just that, and is a great introduction to privacy for any new or existing team members.

This interactive workshop encourages attendees to participate and actively ask questions surrounding engaging content on data protection. The talk details Ross’ own identity theft, followed by a real-world data security incident, and the principles of data protection laws and regulations. The talk delivers a working knowledge of data protection as well as why it is important that every team member within a company is aware of their responsibilities.

Attendees will learn:

  • The effect of Identity Theft on clients
  • How easily a data breach can happen
  • Effect of a data breach on a company’s clients
  • Practical, simple methods to safeguard client data
  • Awareness of Data Protection Regulations and Principles
  • An ownership of data for both client and employees
  • How Privacy and Cybersecurity affect anyone’s day-to-day operations

The workshop will take place on the 2nd of March 2020 on Zoom, from 14:00 – 16:30. It is an interactive workshop, so bring your questions along! To ensure that we have valuable engagement, the training will take a maximum of 30 people.

You MUST have registered to receive the password. A link to join will be emailed along with your registration ticket. As a backup, the password to attend the online meeting will be sent to registered attendees on Monday the 1st of March.

Uniquely positioned with a technical background (software development, networking and cyber security) as well as in privacy law, Ross has hands-on GDPR and POPIA compliance experience in a number of multinational software companies. He holds a masters degree in the management of technology, a certificate in paralegal practice, and is both a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E). Ross has the technical know-how, the practical application experience, and the legal exposure to give a holistic, practical, and reasonable approach to compliance, without all the complicated legalese!


March 2
14:00 - 16:30 SAST
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Zoom Online Meeting
South Africa


Ross Saunders
+27 74 104 7147


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