Categories & Nomination Forms

Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Bank

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be a Banking Company providing all banking related services as per RBI norms and other related laws of the land.
    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of five years in India.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Telecom

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be a Telecom Company providing mobile, landline or other telecom services as per TRAI guidelines.

    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of five years in India.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in E-Governance

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • The e-Governance project should be under the Central Government or State Government or any other government entity authorized to provide e-Governance services.

    • The e-Governance project must necessarily be in operation; projects still under development phase will not be considered.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in e-Commerce

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Organizations providing e-commerce services over the Internet, whether B2B, B2C, C2B, and C2C are eligible to apply for this category.

    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of two years in India.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in IT Services – Large

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an IT services company, operating for a minimum of five years in India with a turnover of INR 2000 crores or more for the financial year 2012 – 2013.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in IT Services – SME

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an IT services company, operating for a minimum of two years in India, with a turnover of less than INR 2000 crores for the financial year 2012 – 2013.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPM – Large

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating for a operating for a minimum of three years in India with a turnover of INR 1000 crores or more for the financial year 2012 – 2013.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPMSME

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating for a operating for a minimum of two years in India with a turnover of less than INR 1000 crores for the financial year 2012 – 2013.


Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy

  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of two years in India

Category 3: DSCI Excellence Award to Information Security Product Company

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • An Indian company which has developed Information Security product(s) can apply
    • Organization that has won this award earlier is not eligible to apply

Category 4: Industry Leader

DSCI Security Leader of the Year Award

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Individual should be from private or public sector.
    • Individual must have been performing leadership roles in security as a CISO, CSO, VP, Director or equivalent for the past five years.
    • Individual for whom IT security management comprises at least 50% of his / her role.

DSCI Privacy Leader of the Year Award (Ecommerce Section)

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Individual should be from private or public sector.

    • Individual must have been performing leadership roles in privacy for the past two years.

    • Individual for whom Privacy management comprises at least 30% of his / her role.


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