About Africa CACS 2018

Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) conference is an annual event organized by ISACA through the various chapters across the world and brings together compliance, risk, governance, security and assurance professionals from across various industries. Since the separation of the Africa region from Europe in 2015, Africa has hosted 2 successful CACS events in Kenya and Ghana respectively. This year, Africa CACS will be held in Lusaka, Zambia from the 22nd to 23rd October, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel under the theme, Building Business Resilience in a Digitally Connected World. The conference aims not only to provide participants with an opportunity to establish professional networks but to also share practical knowledge and to foster a better understanding of emerging risks, information technology governance and control practices.

Topics to be covered which include, Cyber resilience: Effective incident response, Using Data analytics to enhance the value of IT audits, Cloud security controls, Addressing consumer rights to privacy will be delivered by industry experts from within Africa and beyond. A She-leads seminar and COBIT 5 foundation Pre-conference workshop and will be held at the same venue on the following dates:

  • She-Leads – 19th October 2018
  • COBIT 5 Foundation certificate – 20th to 21st October 2018


The topics to be presented at this year’s CACS have been carefully crafted to address current global trends in the Information Systems management such as compliance with data protection laws, responding to cyber security incidents and cloud security issues. These topics will be presented by both local and International experienced speakers in the field of IT Audit , Governance, Control and Security.
Topics to be covered include:

  • Using data analytics to enhance the value of IT audit’s in the organization. Success & Resilience – Turn obstacles into opportunities.
  • Cyber Resilience: Effective Incident Response.
  • Emerging Mobile Payment Technology disruption and risk developments.
  • Cryptocurrency Economic attacks, emerging risk and defense.
  • Using Encryption to enhance data protection and comply with data privacy laws.
  • How COBIT Supports the Audit, Risk and Information Security professionals.
  • Addressing consumer’s right to privacy rights in a connected world.
  • Design and deliver report presentations that speak to your target audience and drive action.
  • Understanding cybersecurity frameworks and how they fit together into COBIT 5.
  • Cloud Security controls revealed: How Safe is the cloud
  • Auditing Internet of Things (IoT) Processes.

October 23




Event Schedule


She Leads Seminar

Friday, 19th October, 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka


COBIT®5 Foundation Workshop

Saturday 20th - Sunday, 21st October 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka


CACS Conference

Monday 22nd - Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka

Contact Details

Delegate Support Team :

Event Location

Radisson Blu Hotel
19029 Great East Road,
Private Bag E10
Box 382 Arcades
Lusaka, 10101