DSCI EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018

DSCI instituted the DSCI Excellence Awards in 2011 in line with its mission, to create trustworthiness of Indian companies as global sourcing service providers, and to assure clients across the world

Corporate Segment

Objective

  • Recognition & Honour: Recognize, honour and reward organizations and individuals who have taken strategic, proactive and innovative security and privacy efforts to help the organization address real risks, build resilience, increase trustworthiness and create a conducive environment for doing business and thus enable the organization to harness data protection as a lever for business growth.
  • Elevate the role of Security function: Highlight the importance of security function and its contribution in the overall business ecosystem of an organization.
  • Awareness and knowledge: Bring about awareness towards the need for information security and privacy within organizations and society at large.

Categories

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in Banking Sector

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a banking company (Private Sector Banks, Public Sector Banks, Payment Banks), operating in India, and should have been providing banking related services as per RBI norms.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in IT-ITeS/BPM Sector – Large

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an organization from IT-ITeS/ BPM sector operating in India.
  • Applicant must be operating for a minimum of 3 years in India with a turnover of INR 1000 crores or more for the financial year 2017 – 2018.
  • Applicant would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in IT-ITeS/BPM Sector – SME

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an organization from sector IT-ITeS/ BPM sector operating in India.
  • Applicant must be operating in India with a turnover of less than INR 1000 crores for the financial year 2017 – 2018.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in Energy Sector

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an energy sector organization operating in India (Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Power - Coal, Nuclear, Renewable sources of energy (Hydro, Solar, wind, etc.)), and primarily working in generation, transmission or distribution of energy.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in Critical Information Infrastructure

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be critical infrastructure organization operating in India. (Transport, Telecom, Government etc.)
  • Applicants belonging to the Banking, Insurance and Power & Energy sector are not eligible for this category and have to apply in the respective categories (separate categories have been defined for these as part of the Awards).
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in Insurance Sector

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an insurance company (Private or Public Sector), operating in India and should have been providing insurance services as per IRDA norms.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in Data Center

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a third-party Data Center including Cloud Data Center of private or government (both Center and State) providers where it stores, manages, and disseminates its data.
  • Applicant must be an organization operating in India at least for the last 1 year.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Security Practices in E-commerce Sector

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Organizations must be providing e-commerce services in India over the Internet for B2B, C2C and/or B2C market segment.
  • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of one year in India.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security Leader of the Year

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must have been performing leadership role (Fulltime) in security domain for an organization as a CISO/ CSO/ VP/ Director/ Security head or equivalent.
  • Individual should be from Indian private or public sector.
  • Individuals nominating for ‘Privacy Leader of the Year’ category cannot nominate in this category.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy Leader of the Year

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual must be in a leadership role in privacy.
  • Individual should be from Indian private or public sector.
  • Individual for whom privacy management comprises at least 25% of his / her role.
  • Individuals nominating for ‘Security Leader of the Year’ category cannot nominate in this category.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Privacy Practices in IT-ITeS/BPM Sector

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an organization from outsourcing sector/ IT-ITeS/ BPM sector operating in India.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Best Privacy Practices in User industry

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an organization, other than IT-ITes/BPM sector operating in India (could include sectors such as Telecom, Bank, Energy, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Insurance, Hospitality and Aviation etc.)
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Cyber Security Services

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a cyber security services provider (consulting, implementation and management) organization operating in India and should have been offering and delivering cyber security/ information security services to customers in India and across the globe.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Cyber Security Education

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a recognized university/college/institute and should have been offering cyber security/ information security course/degree approved/accredited by any central/state/deemed university in India.
  • The course/degree should be functional for atleast two years.
  • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations

DSCI Excellence Award for Raising Security Awareness

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be an organization/entity operating in India and should have been doing cyber security awareness programs sensitizing cyber security/ information security to citizens and / or consumers.
  • Application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations

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