Categories and Eligibility Criteria

Category 1: DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Organization

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Bank

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be a banking company and should have been providing banking related services as per RBI norms and other related laws of the land.
    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Telecom

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be a telecom company, and should have been providing mobile, landline or other telecom services as per TRAI guidelines and other related laws of the land.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

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.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in e-Commerce

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Organizations must be providing e-commerce services over the Internet, whether B2B, B2C, C2B, and C2C market segment.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in IT Services – Large

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an IT services company, operating for a minimum of three years in India with a turnover of INR 2000 crores or more for the financial year 2014 – 2015.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in IT Services – MSME

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an IT services company, with a turnover of less than INR 2000 crores for the financial year 2014 – 2015.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPM – Large

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating for a minimum of three years in India with a turnover of INR 1000 crores or more for the financial year 2014 – 2015.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in BPMMSME

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must have been operating in India with a turnover of less than INR 1000 crores for the financial year 2014 – 2015.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Security in Energy Sector Organization

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an energy sector (oil/ power/ gas/ coal/ nuclear or renewable energy sources) company and should necessarily be operating in India.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.


Category 2: DSCI Excellence Award for Industry leaders

DSCI Excellence Award for Security Leader of the Year

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Individuals nominating for ‘Privacy Leader of the Year’ category cannot nominate in this category.
    • Individual should be from private or public sector.
    • Individual must have been performing leadership roles in security as a CISO/ CSO/ VP/ Director/ Security head or equivalent.
    • Individual for whom IT security management comprises at least 50% of his / her role.
    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy Leader of the Year

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Individuals nominating for ‘Security Leader of the Year’ category cannot nominate in this category.

    • Individual should be from private or public sector.

    • Individual must have been performing leadership roles in privacy.

    • Individual for whom privacy management comprises at least 25% of his / her role.

    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.


Category 3: DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy in Organization

DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy – Outsourcing Sector (IT-ITeS/BPM)

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an organization from outsourcing sector and should have been operating in India.
    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

DSCI Excellence Award for Privacy – Other Sectors

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Applicant must be an organization, other than from the outsourcing sector, and should have been operating in India.
    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more than 3 different nominations.

Category 4: DSCI Excellence Award for Raising Security Awareness

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • The applicant must be an organization spreading security (and/or privacy) awareness in India
    • Your application would be eligible for evaluation only if this award category receives 3 or more nominations

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