The POPI Act - Unit 3 & 4 - Protection and recovery of data

Discussing what must be in place to protect and recover data as per the POPI Act. November 2020.


By the end of this event the attendee should:  

  • Understand how data is compromised; 
  • Understand the related risk of losing data;
  • Understand the need for recovery procedures; 
  • Understand how to assess whether a business can be recreated after a disaster; and
  • Identify potential backup and disaster recovery strategies. 


The Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPI Act) commenced on 1 July 2020, and requires all businesses (including employers) that process personal information, to ensure that the necessary measures are in place to implement, prove and monitor compliance by 30 June 2021.

In this webinar we look at the protection and recovery of data. We will discuss the easiest way that your data can be compromised as well as the scariest, and analyse what must be in place on premises to physically and digitally protect data.

This webinar can be purchased as part of our GETTING POPI ACT COMPLIANT SERIES.


The following pricing apply:

Ad hoc: R475 for this webinar. Select the REGISTER button.
Ad hoc: R3600 for the full series


Recap of step 1 and 2 checklist for backup and protection.
How is data compromised?
Here’s how criminals use your data.
Related risks of losing data.
Disaster struck – What next?
Data recovery procedures.
Can your business be recreated after a disaster?
Formulating backup and disaster recovery strategies.


There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinar made available on a specified date


Lettie Janse van Vuuren

Lettie is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor, as well as an Assessor and Moderator. As a professional trainer and webinar host, she is able to hold the attention of an audience with her relaxed and humorous presentation style.  She has a unique ability to communicate with delegates at their respective levels of knowledge and experience.  Over the last 20 years, she has trained thousands of partners, managers, trainee accountants and other professionals.

She is responsible for researching, compiling and presenting the SAIBA QUICK UPDATE SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE.


By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:
– Summarised slide presentation.
– Reference documents and / or course material where available.
– Access to a technical knowledge base.
– Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter and participant interaction.

R 475 VAT Incl.

Additional Course Information

Category Law
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours 2
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 2 hours
Duration 2 hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment No
Study Material No
Course Date 5 November, 2020
SKU CPD200229M Categories ,

Who should attend?

Business Accountants in Practice (SA).
Business Accountants (SA).
Practicing bookkeepers.
HR practitioners/Compliance officers.

This event is included in the following subscription packages:

If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase the event as a stand-alone event or subscribe to a SAIBA subscription package.

How to subscribe

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