POPIA: Lead Auditor

The Protection of Personal Information Act requires compliance with eight conditions for the lawful processing of personal information, including the continuous improvement of the safeguards that give effect to these conditions. Regular auditing of compliance with these eight conditions is an important compensating control that the Information Regulator with consider when investigating reports of non-compliance.

This 2 day course provides delegates with an understanding of how to lead, plan, execute an audit and report an organisation’s compliance with the eight conditions for the lawful processing of personal information. Delegates will learn about the audit objectives and scope, the audit process, tests to be performed when assessing the current status, the privacy practices and the controls.

This seminar will help participants understand the business risks and audit process that is required to evaluate the processing of personal information and to provide assurance to the responsible parties, information officer and regulator.

Target audience.


On completion of this seminar participants will be able to:


Participants will learn through discussion and practical examples how to undertake an audit of the POPI programme, the processing of personal information and the privacy practices and controls necessary for the Protection of Personal information Act.

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