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

Apr 26, 2019

Cyber Insurance in India Report Launched

As part of DSCI's industry development initiative, DSCI launched the report titled ‘Cyber Insurance in India' at FinSec 2019 which covers the Indian and global Cyber Insurance market and technical insights.

Mar 29, 2019

DSCI - Industry Development Initiative

The main focus of industry development initiative is to help India become a global hub for cyber security by 2025. This initiative focusses on domestic market development for cyber security product and services and...


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

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

Dec 05, 2018

Indian Cybersecurity Product Landscape – Scripting a promising story

DSCI launched its report ‘Indian Cybersecurity Product Landscape – Scripting a promising story’ at AISS 2018. The report puts spotlight on the technological capabilities, go-to-market strategies, achievements, evolution and progress of Indian cybersecurity product companies. With a base of 175+ companies, the

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

  • Dec 02, 2018

    Dataism – the 21st Century Religion

    Today the universe’s pulse is data flow; the value of humans or an enterprise is assessed by its ability to contribute to data processing and reaping fruits out of it.

  • Nov 23, 2018

    Fake News in the Virtual World

    In his maiden visit to India, even Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey couldn’t escape from questions over fake news which has become the most talked about subject in the year 2018; not just in India

Media Centre

Surge in Cyber Insurance demand with increasing cyber incidents and awareness around cyber risks: DSCI Report

Apr 26, 2019

Mumbai 26, 2019: Today Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launched a report on ‘Cyber Insurance in India- Mitigating Risks amid Changing Regulations & Uncertainties

DSCI organised a Cyber Security Delegation of Product Companies to Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference 2019 – Dubai

Apr 10, 2019

Data Security Council of India has organised a Delegation of Cyber Security Product Companies from India to Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC), Dubai,

Cyber insurance sees 40% growth in risk-riddled market

Apr 29, 2019

Over 350 insurance policies have been sold till 2018 in the nascent Indian cyber insurance market marking a 40% increase from 2017, revealed a report from the Data Security

Demand for cyber risk insurance in India grew by 40% in 2018

Apr 28, 2019

The Global cyber insurance market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 27% from $4.2 billion in 2017 to $22.8 billion in 2024, claims a new report