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Data Security Council of India (DSCI)

Data Security Council of India (DSCI)

About DSCI

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) is a premier industry body on data protection in India, setup by NASSCOM®, committed to making the cyberspace safe, secure and trusted by establishing best practices, standards and initiatives in cyber security and privacy. DSCI brings together national governments and their agencies, industry sectors including IT-BPM, BFSI, Telecom, industry associations, data protection authorities and think tanks for public advocacy, thought leadership, capacity building and outreach initiatives.  

To further its objectives, DSCI engages with governments, regulators, industry associations and think tanks on policy matters. To strengthen thought leadership in cyber security and privacy, DSCI develops best practices and frameworks, publishes studies, surveys and papers. It builds capacity in security, privacy and cyber forensics through training and certification program for professionals and law enforcement agencies and engages stakeholders through various outreach initiatives including events, awards, chapters, consultations and membership programs. DSCI also endeavours to increase India’s share in the global security product and services market through global trade development initiatives. These aim to strengthen the security and privacy culture in the India.

Accelerate your career with DSCI Privacy Certifications


  • Become part of growing privacy fraternity
  • Become a distinguished privacy professional
  • Demonstrate your privacy credentials
  • Get access to Body of Knowledge (BoK) and regular updates
  • Get recognition by peers and employers
  • Enhance your employability

For Whom?

  • Privacy, Security and IT professionals
  • Lawyers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Information System & Security Auditors
  • Risk Professionals
  • Students from Engineering, Law and Humanities

How to become DCPP?

A diagram breaking down the steps of how to become DCPP

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Engage with DSCI

Become a DSCI Chapter member and interact with peers in the industry. Join our regional chapter in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore.


For more information about DCPP exams, have a look at FAQs.

Last updated 2019-06-28