About Us

Data Security Council of India (DSCI), is a not-for-profit, industry body on data protection in India, setup by NASSCOM®, committed to making the cyberspace safe, secure and trusted by establishing best practices, standards and initiatives in cyber security and privacy. To further its objectives, DSCI engages with governments and their agencies, regulators, industry sectors, industry associations and think tanks for policy advocacy, thought leadership, capacity building and outreach activities.

  • Standards and Best Practices
  • Thought Leadership
  • Capacity Building
  • Cyber Security Industry Development
  • Policies for Cyber Security
  • Transborder Data Flow

What's New

Dec 18, 2019

Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill 2019 - Key Highlights

The Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill 2019, which was cleared by the Union Cabinet last week, was introduced in the Lok Sabha, by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology,...

Dec 04, 2019

Cyber Security India Market Report Launched

DSCI with PwC India launched a Cyber Security India Market Report which gives detailed insights into how the domestic demand for cyber security in India is going to evolve in the next few years and, in effect, shape...


Become a Member

The Membership is free for NASSCOM Members and they are requested to quote their NASSCOM membership number for validation while applying. For Non-NASSCOM member companies, please refer the membership fee structure.

Corporate Membership Program

DSCI through its Corporate Membership program provides topical, globally acknowledged and action oriented services to its member companies to promote data protection in the various industry verticals and build trustworthiness of Indian companies at the global arena. This includes sending information on various issues to its members on a regular basis in form of survey

Service Offerings

  • Subscription to DSCI Privacy Framework (DPF©)
  • Subscription to DSCI Security Framework (DSF©)
  • Subscription to Quarterly Newsletter, Security White Papers and Survey Reports

Our New Members

Over 500 Members

When you become a DSCI corporate member, you pledge to build a culture of security & privacy in your organization.


Accelerate your career in Privacy

Globalization and technology advancements have brought forth new challenges and risks including those related to privacy.

  • Accelerate your career in Privacy
  • Evolving legal and regulatory regimes
  • Privacy deployments in organizations gaining traction

Implement Privacy in Organisation

To protect privacy of personal information from unauthorized use.

  • Assess organisations privacy implementation in accordance with DSCI Privacy framework (DPF)
  • Develop and implement privacy program
  • Better comprehend legal and regulatory requirements

Resource Centre

May 31, 2019

Annual Report 2018-19

DSCI is pleased to share the 10th Anniversary edition of its Annual Report for the year 2018-19. As we completed a decade, this year’s report succinctly provides a glimpse of our journey and major developments in the course of last ten years. The report captures important developments and initiative details carried out

Apr 26, 2019

Cyber Insurance in India

As threat surfaces continue to expand due to rising digitization, Cyber Risk Management becomes crucial. While most MNCs and large corporations (BFSI, IT-BPM, Energy sector) in India highlight the adequacy of their spending on cyber security products and solutions as a means to safeguard businesses, none can really

DSCI Chapters

  • 13 Chapters
  • Over 2500 Security and privacy professionals
  • Across sector - IT, BPM, Banking, Finance, Security, Insurance, Healthcare, Energy, Telecom

Singapore Chapter

DSCI has launched its first global chapter in Singapore with the aim to encourage the exchange of information sharing of knowledge and best practices on cyber Security.

From Our Blog

  • Apr 24, 2019

    Data Mining, Sandbox, Malware Classifier & Adversary Emulation

    Data driven analysis to achieve any business or strategic goal, also commonly referred as Data Mining, is like finding a needle in a haystack. But when the ‘needle’ in question is a ‘

  • Apr 04, 2019

    The Future of Banking

    Technology plays a critical role in the financial ecosystem as it continues to revitalize customer journey through novel offerings. Race for innovation and rising customer expectations are

Media Centre

DSCI inaugurated the 14th edition of Annual Information Security Summit 2019 and released a Cyber Security India Market focussed report

Dec 04, 2019

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) today inaugurated the 14th edition of its flagship event, Annual Information Security Summit (AISS) 2019. AISS has had the privilege

TechSagar - National Repository of India's Cybertech Capabilities designed and developed by Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launched by National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt. Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant

Oct 21, 2019

National Cyber Security Coordinator's office in partnership with DSCI today launched TechSagar – a platform to discover India’s technological capability through a portal

Coverage of Cyber Security India Market Report

Dec 04, 2019

India's cybersecurity market is expected to register an annual growth of 15.6 per cent and rise to USD 3.05 billion (about Rs 21,600 crore) by 2022 from USD 1.97 billion (

TechSagar Launch

Oct 23, 2019

The National Cyber Security Coordinator's office in partnership with Data Security Council of India (DSCI) on Monday launched TechSagar – an online portal of India’s