Launch Meetup: Unlocking the Secrets to Data Security and Compliance - Cape Town, SA

Oct 21, 2023, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This event will bring together techies, professionals, experts, and enthusiasts from various industries to delve into the critical aspects of safeguarding data and ensuring compliance with ever-evolving regulations. Get your Ticket Today!


CommunityDeveloper ExperienceWorkshop

About this event

Ever wondered how to secure your data in today's digital age? In a world where data reigns supreme, do you find yourself pondering how to truly secure, protect, and navigate the intricate labyrinth of compliance? Join us for our Coffee and Code workshop: Unlocking the Secrets to Data Security and Compliance, for the Africa's Talking South African Community.  

With the digital landscape rapidly evolving, the need for robust data security measures and strict compliance protocols has never been more essential. This workshop aims to shed light on these vital topics, offering attendees a deeper understanding of the challenges, solutions, and best practices in the realm of data protection.

As you continue to traverse deeper into the interconnected digital realm, can you afford to remain in the dark about safeguarding your data? Join us, and let's explore the enigmatic world of data security and compliance together, unveiling strategies, insights, and innovations that will redefine your understanding of digital protection. Whether you're a seasoned cybersecurity expert or a curious newcomer, get ready to be captivated by revelations that will reshape the way you, as a tech enthusiast, perceive and approach data security.

Throughout the day, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in engaging discussions, workshops, and presentations led by experts in the field. 

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Data Breach Preparedness: Strategies to anticipate and mitigate data breaches.
  • GDPR and Beyond: Navigating global data protection regulations.
  • Compliance in the Cloud: Ensuring data security in the age of remote work.
  • The Role of AI in Data Security: Leveraging technology for protection.

Target Audience:

This workshop is primarily for:

  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Data Privacy Officers and Compliance Officers
  • Tech Enthusiasts and Entrepreneurs
  • All developers


1. Arrival

  • Arrival of Attendees for the event

2. Introduction

  • Introduction of the session and program

3. Presentation

  • Cybersecurity presentation

4. QnA

  • Question and Answer session based on the topic

5. Networking

  • Close of the session and Networking

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  • @AfricasTalking
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Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.

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  • Jessica Randall

    Africas Talking

    Community Leader

Featured Attendees

  • Shehaam Abrahams

    Robin Hood Consultancy Pty Ltd


  • Xiyimo Baloyi



  • Awonke Ntshonga



  • Onismo Chapwanya

    Royal Mobiles and Electronics




Saturday, October 21, 2023
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM UTC


Registration and Checkin
Introductions and Africa’s Talking Overview


  • Tumi Moagi

    Africa's Talking

    Country Lead - South Africa

  • Jessica Randall

    Africa's Talking

    South Africa Community Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    Africa's Talking

    South Africa Community Co-Lead


  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania, Community Lead,

  • Veronica Michael

    Tanzania, Community Lead

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    South Africa Community Lead

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

  • Josh Venceslas

    Altech Group

    Co-Lead: Rwanda Community

  • David Okwii


    Africa's Talking Community UG Co-Lead

  • Cynthia Moraa

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Michael Adedayo

    Africa's Talking

    Community Lead Lagos

  • Alexander Ikeh

    Community Co-Lead Abuja

  • Aaron Ujah

    Community Co-Lead Abuja