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

Oct 21, 2019

Launch of National Cyber Technology Capability Repository – TechSagar

DSCI in partnership with National Cyber Security Coordinator's office, launched TechSagar – a platform to discover India’s cybertech capability which showcases business & research entities and their capabilities...

Sep 19, 2019

Digital Payment Abhiyan Launched

Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology launched, Digital Payments Abhiyan – a DSCI, Ministry of Electronics & IT and Google...


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

Digital Payment Abhiyan Campaign

Sep 19, 2019

As India paces itself to become one of the largest and fastest growing markets for digital consumers, DSCI, in collaboration with Ministry of Electronics and Information

Security is pivotal to digital transformation and change in the technology innovation world

Jul 25, 2019

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) kicked-off its technology centric security conference – Best Practices Meet 2019 in Bangalore today. The annual conference focusses on

Digital Payment Abhiyan Launch

Sep 19, 2019

Nasscom's Data Security Council of India (DSCI) on Thursday said it has collaborated with the electronics and IT ministry (MeitY) and Google India to launch a nationwide

Data Security Council Partners With Facebook To Back New Privacy Applications

Jul 27, 2019

While the Indian government’s push for digitisation has been successful to a certain degree, security of data and users is one aspect where Indian small and medium