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CYBER SECURITY TASK FORCE


CSTF -
RECOMMENDATIONS


01

Advance Existing policies and Institutional mechanisms

Promote existing policies and Institutional mechanisms, to encourage private sector participation in public sector research, and easing Transfer of Technology (ToT) for commercialisation of Intellectual Property (IP) developed by the academia and government bodies

02

Allocate funds to empower private sector & academia

Allocate dedicated funds (~INR 1000 Crore/ 150 mn) over a period of three years to empower the private sector and academia consortium to bid for government research grants in the cyber security domain

03

Initiate a Use-Case Clearing House

Institute a Use-Case Clearing House to facilitate growth in the Cyber Security products and services ecosystem and nurture IP creation.

04

Build Cyber Security clusters in India

Establish Cyber Security clusters across India, to accelerate development of the industry

05

Boost 'Brand India' as a hub for Cyber Security

Promote ‘Brand India’ as a hub for Cyber Security product and services, through global cooperation and advocacy with key stakeholders, has been identified as a key area. A branding campaign for Cyber Security will be closely integrated with NASSCOM-DSCI’s campaign on overall industry repositioning.

06

Institute a National Cyber Security Innovation Fund

Create a National Cyber Security Innovation Fund to assist start-ups during their initial phases of growth, in addition to helping them facilitate domestic funding.

07

Develop a pool of skilled Cyber Security professionals

Create a pool of one million skilled Cyber Security professionals to address domestic and global demand.

08

Promote Education and Awareness

Education and Awareness: Mandate Cyber Security Education inclusions at all levels of education, Launch Nationwide Cyber Security Awareness & Host Cyber Security Hackathons

09

Direct organisations to report Cyber Security initiatives

Mandate organisations that deal in critical infrastructure and all other listed organisations with an annual turnover of INR 1,000 cr. (150 mn) and above, to briefly report on their Cyber Security initiatives in their Annual Reports and appoint a well-qualified Chief Information Security Officer (CISO); encourage organisations to appoint board members equipped with security-specific skill sets

10

Declare Cyber Security as a strategic area

Declare Cyber Security as a strategic area from the diverse and significant X. perspectives of policy, incentives, tax breaks and technology development.

Indian Cyber Security
Industry Overview


KEY PILLARS OF
INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT


Domestic Markets

DOMESTIC MARKET »

DOMESTIC MARKET »



Domestic Market initiative is focussed on growing the spend on Cyber Security Products & Services in the country to build a safe and secure industry, city and Nation. Few key initiatives are cyber security policy for states, securing Smart Cities, awareness on OT/IT integration challenges faced by CII (Critical Infrastructure Industry) , cyber security preparedness for SMB sector, etc.

Use Case Clearing House

USE CASE CLEARING HOUSE »

USE CASE CLEARING HOUSE »



Use Case Clearing House (UCCH) initiative is a platform to help in innovation in Cyber security and privacy. This platform will help in building innovative solutions. Make in India and Made for World mission is expected to be met with this concept. This will help in nurturing the product development ecosystem.

Export Markets

EXPORT MARKET »

EXPORT MARKET »



The Export Market Initiative objective is to develop and open new avenues of business for Indian cyber security product companies and services industry across potential geographies & regions of the world in sync with key stakeholders such as MEA, MeitY, International Trade Bodies, Users Organisations.

Policy Advocacy

POLICY ADVOCACY »

POLICY ADVOCACY »



The policy advocacy track of the Cyber Security Industry Development contributes towards the Cyber Security Industry expansion by advocating favourable policies for the Indian Product Companies to grow in the eco-system.

Cyber Security Clusters

CYBER SECURITY CLUSTERS »

CYBER SECURITY CLUSTERS »



The initiative focuses on building a conducive cyber security ecosystem to spur Innovation & fast track development of products & services. The track will facilitate partnership among the industry, academia & start-up for co-creation of products, designing of new services lines and it will boost the Cyber Security R&D, Innovation & the quality human capital for Cyber Security & Privacy talent requirements.

Skill Development

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT »

SKILL DEVELOPMENT »



Promoting Cyber Security Skills building is the prime objective of Skills Development track. Advocacy with IT Industry for QPs adoption, Development of New QPs, Running Skills Hackathon, Elevating Cyber Security Skills at Industry Platforms are some of key areas of this track

Research

RESEARCH »

RESEARCH »



This track focusses on running Research Programs & Thoughtleadership on Cyber Security and privacy to provide insights and analysis to the industry on new markets, new services, product landscape, case studies etc

Promoting Brand India as the hub of Cyber Security

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PROMOTING BRAND INDIA AS THE HUB OF CYBER SECURITY »



Promoting Brand India as the Hub for Cyber Security and privacy globally is one the main objective of this track. Showcase of India`s Cyber Security and privacy capabilities to world via Global Outreach, Branding & Communications programs for increased visibility.

KEY STAKEHOLDERS


MEMBERSHIP BASE

  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Capital
  • Power
  • Oil & Energy
  • Telecom

CLOSE WORKING WITH
POLICY MAKERS

  • MeitY
  • DST / TDB
  • NSCS / NCSC
  • DOC
  • MEA
  • State Goverments
  • LEA
  • CBI
  • Security
  • MHA

MINDSHARE OF

  • Professionals
  • CISOs
  • CIO / CTOs
  • Regulators
  • Investors
  • Tech Majors
  • Professional Bodies

PROGRESS SO FAR


Cyber Insurance in India Report launch at FINSEC Conclave, Mumbai
2019
April 2019
DSCI Smart City Hackathon, Pune
2019
April 2019
DSCI India Pavilion & Cyber Security Delegation at GISEC, Dubai
2019
April 2019
SCADA CTF Hackathon at Nullcon X 2019 Conference GOA
2019
March 2019
SCOPE Startups Conclave Session & Engagements as the Knowledge Partner
2019
February 2019
Geo Smart India 2019 Conference Panel Discussion - "AI – IOT: Empowering Vision New India" & Engagements as Strategic Partner
2019
February 2019
IoT & Product Security Workshop-Bengaluru
2019
January 2019
DSCI – EY CTF Hackathon- Cyber Security Hackathon
2018
December 2018
Securing Smart Cities- Round Table at AISS 2018
2018
December 2018
Indian Cybersecurity Product Landscape – Scripting a promising story(Cyber Security Product Research - Launched at AISS 2018)
2018
December 2018
World Skills Competition Hackathon
2018
October 2018
System Integrators – Indian Product Companies Connect
2018
October 2018
Engagement with Pune Smart City
2018
October 2018
CII and PSU Engagement -DSCI – SCOPE Joint Workshop
2018
October 2018
DSCI-Ministry of Defence Engagement- DSCI – DDP Workshop
2018
October 2018
Guidance on Cyber Security Framework of Smart Cities to MoHUA
2018
September 2018
Advocacy with MoHUA
2018
September 2018
Joint Thought Leadership Paper DSCI- PwC: Creating Cyber Secure Smart Cities
2018
September 2018
Mapping of Smart Cities Cyber Security Framework
2018
July 2018
UCCH Initiative Workshop (Bengaluru & Hyderabad)
2018
June 2018
Review of Smart City RFPs and identification of gaps
2018
June 2018
GCC Secure in India (DSCI & KPMG Joint Report)
2018
June 2018

IMPACT OF INDUSTRY
DEVELOPMENT PILLARS


  • Increase in revenue
    • Additional revenue of 75M USD in 2018 with a growth rate of 30%, leading to a total revenue of 450M USD
  • Increase in investments
    • USD 23 Million + Funding Raised by 12-13 Startups via VC Connects.
  • TDB funding and outcomes
    • 13.2 Cr INR Funding raised by Indian Startups through TDB with DSCI support.
  • RFPs influenced against GARTNER magic quadrant
    • Preference & Opportunities for India Startups to operate in the process.
  • User Organisations Connect opportunities created this year
    • Connects with Indian security start ups with Defense, BFSI and CII industries
  • SI connect
    • Driving 2 key initiatives with SI, helping them with skill requirement and connect start ups to help them deliver value added solutions to their customers
  • India as a Destination for Product Security
    • Created a work group of 19 SME's from various industry vertical ranging from Healthcare to automobile to services.
  • Skilling
    • Conducted Cyber Security Hackathon at AISS 2018
    • India Team achieved 1st runner title in BRICS 2018
    • Shortlisting for World Skills Competition 2019
  • CyberShikshaa
    • Facilitated Batches in Cyber Security Skills Program in Noida, Hyderabad, Patna Locations and New Batches Launched across India.
  • Smart Cities
    • Inclusion of Cyber Security Requirements in MoHUA Framework and guidelines & shared the draft of Pune Smart City Policy to Pune Smart city SPV
  • Progress in user Enterprises
    • Facilitated Workshops for Defense PSUs and Public Sector Enterprises across India.
  • Research
    • Launch of the Indian Security Product Landscape Report (Indian Cybersecurity Product Landscape – Scripting a promising story)
    • Release of the Joint Thought Leadership Paper on Smart Cities (Creating Cyber Secure Smart Cities) by DSCI & PwC
    • Unveiling of the 'Cyber Insurance in India' Report at FinSec, April 2019
  • Inbound delegations
    • Showcase Indian Cyber Security Advantage to International Delegations.
  • Workshops and Development of Uses Cases.
    • Launch of Privacy UCCH Workshop conducted in Bengaluru, Hyderabad for use case developments.
    • UCCH platform construction is in progress