Africa Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection
Event submitted on Wednesday, October 14th 2020, approved by Charles Villanueva ✓
This event has been tagged as follows:
This African InfoSec Event is laser-focused on Cybersecurity in Africa. If you’re a Cyber Pro in Africa, especially Nigeria, then of course we’d highly recommend your virtual attendance. We wish the organizers the best of luck with this event and look forward to listing their event in 2021.
Conference Event Summary
The following description was either submitted by the Conference Organizer on Wednesday, October 14th 2020, or created by us.
The Conference is designed to set a workable agenda for the building of world-class cybersecurity and personal data protection infrastructure/systems/institutions across Africa with the view to engendering the sustained rise of the Africa knowledge economy.
The proposed theme for the Conference is Personal Data Protection and Cybersecurity: Action Points for the Rise of the Africa Knowledge Economy. The Conference is structured along 4 distinct lines of intervention that are expected to be dealt with over 2 days of the conference.
The 4 heads of intervention are:
1. The AU Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection: Understanding the Convention, its Challenges, and Prospects.
2. Comparative Review of the Regulation/Administration of Personal Data Protection and Cybersecurity Laws in Jurisdictions in Africa: Learning from the Best and Encouraging the Upcoming.
3. Data Sovereignty, Intellectual Property Protection, and the Africa Knowledge Economy: Debating the Myths, Realities, Possibilities, and Solutions.
4. Personal Data Protection and Cybersecurity Justice Administration in Africa: Practical Steps to getting Judicial Systems in Africa to Advance the Africa Knowledge Economy.