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 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 more than INR 1000 crores for the financial year 2011 – 2012.

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 1000 crores for the financial year 2011 – 2012.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPO – Global

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of two years in India, providing BPO, LPO, KPO, etc. services to international clients from India.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPO – Captive

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of two years in India, providing BPO, LPO, KPO, etc. services to its own parent organization as a Captive unit.


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 the Emerging Information Security Product Company

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • An Indian company which has developed Information Security product(s)
    • The company incorporated after 1st August 2007 can only apply

Category 4: 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 or CPO, VP, Director or equivalent for the past five years.
    • Individual for whom IT security management comprises at least 50% of his / her role.

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