DSCI has established its Chapters in 13 cities to generate awareness about data security and privacy; and create and foster a network of security and privacy professionals who can share their views through this platform. The chapters help the members build appropriate links with industry experts, work with government on policy issues, and work with other stakeholders in areas of concern. The chapters are directed by voluntary association of individuals – and Anchor and Co-Anchor are elected to conduct their affairs. Each chapter has several Special Interest Groups in which individuals participate depending on their interests.
Presently, DSCI Chapters operate in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Jaipur, Bhubaneshwar, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad and Singapore Over 1200 security and privacy professionals are members of these chapters, out of which close to 200 are CSOs and CISOs.