Poughkeepsie, NY, December 17, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) has joined with the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) to promote data protection and security in the outsourcing industry.
DSCI has joined the global outsourcing group as an Affiliate Association. The groups will work together to bring the latest information on data security, best practices, standards and thought leadership to outsourcing professionals worldwide.
DSCI, a section 25 not-for-profit company, was set up as an independent Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) by the premier trade body and the chamber of commerce of the IT-BPO industries in India, NASSCOM, to promote data protection, develop security and privacy standards, and encourage the IT and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industries to implement the same.
“Data Protection continues to be a key enabler in outsourcing of IT services and business processes. With DSCI focused on enhancing data protection standards and practices and IAOP focused on promoting outsourcing, there are obvious synergies to collaborate. The DSCI-IAOP partnership will help increase much needed awareness on data protection among the international outsourcing community and address data protection related concerns in outsourcing,” said Dr. Kamlesh Bajaj, CEO of DSCI.
“Through strategic partnerships like our latest one with DSCI, we continue to expand our network of global leaders in key areas that are important to outsourcing,” said CEO Debi Hamill. “We look forward to working with DSCI to continue to promote the importance of data security in our industry.”
IAOP, the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession, has more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide. It also has affiliate relationships with The Brazilian Association of Information Technology and Communication Companies (Brasscom), ASTRA in Russia, British Computer Society, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and other leading associations around the globe.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit www.IAOP.org.