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Data Security Council of India launches first global chapter in Singapore

Updated: Sep 25, 2016 11:38 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 25 (ANI): Premier body on cyber security Data Security Council of India (DSCI) has announced the launch of its new chapter in Singapore with an aim to encourage the exchange of information, sharing of knowledge and best practices on cyber Security.

The DSCI Singapore chapter among other things would be engaged in building linkages with stakeholders in the government, industry, LEAs and academia, establishing channels of collaborations on policy deliberation, industry development and capacity building on Security Privacy and Cybercrime investigation, building community to bridge cyber security skills gap between India and Singapore amongst others.

" Cyber Security is a global issue and needs attention of all stakeholders. It is essential that countries become partners to address this issue collaboratively. In the light of recent affirmative steps by both the countries in strengthening bilateral co-operation and exchange of dialogue on issue of cyber security these initiatives reinforces the vital role played by global thought leaders like DSCI in bringing the stakeholders together to address this common issue," said High Commissioner Vijay Thakur Singh.

"We are working with governments across the globe to charter the way forward to address the issues in the cyber space, including the cross border data flows, Internet governance, privacy and others. I am confident the chapter will act as a catalyst for growth of a strong community in the region to address the evolving cyber challenges," said CEO DSCI, Rama Vedashree.

DSCI has created and nurtured a network of over 4000 security and privacy professionals in India in with 12 chapters operating successfully in different cities in India.

The chapters are directed by voluntary association of individuals, the Anchor and Co-Anchor are appointed to conduct regular affairs. (ANI)