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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... Read More

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 Members


Cyber Forensics

Our Cyber Labs provide trainings to police officers, prosecutors, military, bank officials and others on cybercrimes to further develop the capabilities of Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs). The program strives to build security culture, strengthen delivery of justice in the cyberspace and enhance trust in the transformation led by information technology. This project was endowed to DSCI by MeiTY, Government of India

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Study & Reports

  • Securing India’s Digital Payment Frontiers

    Technological advancements in the digital payment ecosystem are changing our lives significantly and providing end consumers with speed, convenience, choice and savings. Its impact can be seen across society, business and the economy. India’s digital payment industry, currently worth around USD 200 Billion, is expected to grow five-fold to reach USD 1 Trillion by 2023, as per a report by...

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    With increasing & ubiquitous connectivity across people, processes, machines & devices, ensuring cyber security is emerging as the most important challenge for the IT-BPM industry. With these challenges also come significant opportunities. The GoI has also called to make India a global leader in cyber security.

    The Cyber Security Task Force’s Vision 2025 aims to grow the Indian...

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  • EU Data Protection Directive FAQs

    Trans - border data flows from European Union countries are covered under Article 25 of the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46. Article 29 Working Party proposed ways of transferring data of European citizens to countries that are deemed insecure under this Directive. In the Working Party document WP 12/98 on “Transfers of personal data to third countries”, Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs)...

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  • Leading Industry Practices in Security and Privacy

    Organisations today need to be increasingly secure as the environment in which they operate is more and more complex and dynamic with attackers using innovative techniques such as emerging mobile and cloud platforms. Security response to this challenge must be equally innovative - a way that helps an organisation become nimble footed to respond quickly to real threats in its environment. It...

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  • DSCI-PwC Study Report: The Threat Within

    Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) jointly conducted a study to understand the challenges and risks associated with insider threats. Security breaches and the compromise of sensitive information are very real concerns for any organization today. Studies have shown that though the likelihood of the attack from insiders may be very low as compared to external...

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Position Papers & Whitepapers

  • DSCI submission to TRAI on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector

    Nov 07, 2017

    TRAI released its consultation paper on Privacy, Security & Ownership of Data in Telecom sector and sought comments from different stakeholders including the Industry. The consultation paper can be accessed at Consultation Paper on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Dat


  • NASSCOM-DSCI Inputs on TRAI Cloud Computing Consultation Paper

    Jul 10, 2017

    NASSCOM believes that a uniform cloud adoption policy in the nation at all levels, across the centre and states and the broader industry, has the potential to revolutionize India and accelerate the pace of digital transformation, India has embarked upon.


  • Nasscom-DSCI Submission on RBI Master Directions on PPIs

    Apr 15, 2017

    The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) recently released Master Directions on Issuance and Operation of Prepaid Payment Instruments(PPIs) in India and sought comments and suggestions from the stakeholders to finalize the draft.


  • NASSCOM –DSCI Submission to TRAI on Net Neutrality consultation paper

    Apr 01, 2017

    TRAI recently released its consultation paper on Net Neutrality and sought comments from different stakeholders including the Industry. The consultation paper could be accessed at Net Neutrality


  • DSCI-NASSCOM inputs on MeitY ‘Security of Prepaid Payment Instrument Rules 2017- Draft’

    Mar 20, 2017

    Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) recently released the draft rules with the objective of enhancing Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) and sought comments and suggestions from the stakeholders to finalize the draft.



Annual Report 2016-17

DSCI is pleased to release and share its Annual Report 2016-17. The report outlines the achievements, major activities, programs and initiatives undertaken by DSCI.

Aug 31, 2017

This quarter has witnessed a lot of activity at DSCI. The team welcomed Rama Vedashree as CEO, who has been quick to engage and connect instantly with our sector-wide stakeholders.

Apr 01, 2016


DSCI Chapters

  • 12 Chapters
  • Over 2500 security and privacy professionals
  • Across sectors – IT, BPM, Banking, Finance, Security, Insurance, Healthcare, Energy, Telecom


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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


  • Hemal Patel

    Cyberoam was awarded as the Best Information Security Product Company for 2013 by DSCI and this honour has definitely encouraged us in our commitment to help organizations protect their networks from advanced threats. Today, Cyberoam’s globally recognized network security solutions are trusted by organizations in 125+ countries for their superior technology and innovative features. We thank DSCI, as this recognition will continue to serve as a constant validation of our ability to provide best-in-class enterprise network security products that enable our customers to stay ahead of the threat curve.

    Hemal Patel, MD & CEO, Cyberoam Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Abhay Singh

    I am thankful to DCPP© certification program that has helped me with in-depth knowledge, along with the unique amalgamation of legal and technical aspects of data privacy. It has aided me with a global view of the current data privacy standards and practices.

    Mr. Abhay Singh, Consultant, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ms. Manju Sood

    ONGC is proud to associate with Data Security Council of India as a Corporate Member. The benefits and services that we gain, have been tremendously useful in enabling a security environment with regard to Information Security in our organization. As a member, we have been provided a variety of prospects to contribute to thought leadership and advocacy as part of this invaluable association. With a firm belief in data protection, we feel proud to contribute to the larger vision of DSCI in making the cyberspace safe, secure and trusted.

    Ms. Manju Sood, Group Chief Information Security Officer, ONGC
  • Arun Kumar Anand

    An excellent course, the first of its kind in the country. Covers the whole ambit of the Indian Data Privacy Rules, and a comparison with the global Privacy landscape. A must have certification for the Privacy professionals.

    Arun Kumar Anand, Vice President & CISO, NIIT Technologies Limited

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