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

Sep 26, 2018

Creating cyber secure smart cities report released

India’s digitalisation roadmap is expected to catapult its digital economy to 1 trillion USD by 2025. India is witnessing an unforeseen digital transformation, and at the same time, a rapid rate of urbanisation. The...

Sep 26, 2018

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) & Microsoft launches Project Cyber Shikshaa

Data Security Council of India( DSCI) & Microsoft launched Project Cyber Shikshaa – A Skills Development Initiative for women in Cyber Security at the launch ceremony held at Hotel Le Meridien, Delhi on 24th...


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

Sep 26, 2018

Creating cyber secure smart cities

India’s digitalisation roadmap is expected to catapult its digital economy to 1 trillion USD by 2025. India is witnessing an unforeseen digital transformation, and at the same time, a rapid rate of urbanisation. The Government of India’s 100 Smart Cities Mission blends these digitalisation and urbanisation waves, and

Aug 08, 2018

NASSCOM-DSCI Submission: NITI Aayog National Health Stack Scheme

NITI Aayog released a consultation paper for the creation of National Health Stack (NHS) and invited comments. NHS envisages a centralized infrastructure for all citizens of the country in order to streamline the health information and facilitate effective management of the same. DSCI-NASSCOM analysed the draft,

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

  • Sep 28, 2018

    God Computing. The Future is Quantum!

    Let us take a break from classical computing which consists of two only states i.e., 0 and 1. The computing spaceship is compelling us to take a detour and understand quantum computing.

  • Jun 25, 2018

    Time to Design for Privacy

    We, as humans, desire interconnectedness, as much as we seek the solace of seclusion. Intricacies of modern technology and digitisation has fuelled this interconnectedness but, at the same

Media Centre

DSCI Microsoft launch CyberShikshaa

Sep 24, 2018

Underlining the need to bolster the cybersecurity ecosystem in the country, Microsoft India and the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) have launched  the CyberShikshaa,

Best Practices Meet (BPM): Platformization and collaboration is key to innovation in Security

Jun 28, 2018

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) kicked-off the tenth edition of its Best Practices Meet (BPM), a security technology centric conference in Bangalore. The conference

In India, Cyber Security market to grow to $35 billion by 2025

Oct 09, 2018

India’s cyber security market for products and services will grow up to $35 billion in 10 years from the present $4.5 billion. However, the security concerns of the growth

Need to establish a global cybersecurity hub in India

Jul 09, 2018

PUNE: Rama Vedashree, CEO of Data Security Council of India (DSCI), on Saturday said Pune is emerging as a product and R&D hub for cybersecurity. She said that there is